BOOM! Albert Almora Jr. Gives the Cubs an Early Lead with a Homer Off Clayon Kershaw!

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BOOM! Albert Almora Jr. Gives the Cubs an Early Lead with a Homer Off Clayon Kershaw!

Chicago Cubs

Like Luis wrote earlier today, the postseason starts where Clayton Kershaw has not had as much success have pretty much all had one thing in common: dingers.

So if the Cubs are to beat him tonight, they’re going to want to muscle up against Kershaw. And after a whole bunch of hard contact so far in the early going, including a Willson Contreras leadoff single in the fourth inning, Albert Almora got him really good.

Really, really good:

That thing was a crush job by Almora:

And Almora was enjoying his work immediately, and deservedly:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.