Look, I don’t want to hide the ball here: it’s a base hit. There is only so much drama attached to a Spring Training base hit.
But when it comes from a top prospect making his Cactus League starting debut, and it scores a run at Sloan Park with ravenous fans looking on? Well, sir, that’s just a lot of fun.
So I share! The Nico Hoerner Era has begun:
— Cubs Insider (@realcubsinsider) March 7, 2019
NICOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! (That’s gonna play when it comes time to scream at Wrigley Field. Just sayin’.)
May many, many more hits follow for the Cubs’ 2018 first rounder, and the guy who ranks second right now in the Cubs farm system.