NICO!!! Hoerner Returns to AA with a Homer and Triple Already

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NICO!!! Hoerner Returns to AA with a Homer and Triple Already

Chicago Cubs

Back at AA Tennessee for the first time in a couple months, top Cubs prospect Nico Hoerner is taking no time to catch back up.

The 22-year-old shortstop suffered a hairline fracture in his wrist after a HBP in late April, and the Cubs took it very slow and steady with his return.

It worked:

That’s Hoerner crushing one way out to left center – over the 395′ sign – which was followed by a triple off the wall to right field:

The kid is right back to raking.



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.