Nico Hoerner Rips a Two-Run Homer for the Cubs

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Nico Hoerner Rips a Two-Run Homer for the Cubs

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Nico Hoerner just put the Cubs up 2-0 early in St. Louis with his fourth homer of the year, one more than he had in 2019-21 combined (ok, that was only 112 games, but still).

Down in the count, I love how Hoerner stayed back on this slightly-hanging curveball to be in a position to drive it. He recognized the spin immediately, and bought himself just enough time to be able to wreck it AND keep it fair:



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.