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The players at the Nationals' Dominican Republic academy went absolutely crazy after Juan Soto's first homer

In the Nats' 10-2 win over the Padres on Monday night, Washington's No. 2 prospect, Juan Soto, arrived. In his first career start, the 19-year-old swatted a 422-foot, three-run, opposite-field homer on the first pitch he saw, and busted out a great Bryce Harper imitation afterward.
As exciting a moment as that was to see unfold at Nationals Park, the players at the Nats' academy in the Dominican Republic turned the dial all the way up on the enthusiasm and pride they felt at watching their former teammate make his presence felt:

Chills.

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