Rhys Hoskins' homer barrage is so impressive, his teammates are now asking him for autographs
If you weren't aware,
Thursday marked just the 34th game of Hoskins' young career. Think about that for a second. If you're assuming that's unheard-of territory for baseball players, you'd be correct: He's ahead of the pace set by
Watch the dinger in the clip atop this post, and make note of
With his profile growing larger each trip to the plate these days, Hoskins is amassing fans everywhere he looks -- which in Thursday's case was his own dugout, as outfielder Cam Perkins couldn't stop himself from asking for an autograph:
Just the other day, Marlins manager Don Mattingly quipped that the only way to play defense against Hoskins might be to put fielders in the stands. That's probably true, at least the way things are going right now.