Willians Astudillo went down to one knee while watching his game-winning homer sail over the fence
Willians Astudillo became a cult hero during his rookie year with the Twins in 2018, and he's been nearly unstoppable in the Venezuelan Winter League with Caribes de Anzoategui. In 61 games, he hit .325/.370/.500 with 10 homers and, incredibly, just four strikeouts in 235 plate appearances.
The league's postseason is now underway, and that hasn't slowed Astudillo down either. He has hit .400 with a 1.005 OPS through the Caribes' first five games against Navegantes del Magallanes, a figure that now includes a dramatic eighth-inning homer on Tuesday that was the decisive blow in a 2-1 win.
Simply put, Astudillo obliterated this pitch from Deolis Guerra ...
... and did his best Adrian Beltre impression posing on the ground afterward, as the mighty swing brought him down to one knee.
Astudillo even added his own flair, posing with his elbow resting on the knob of the bat, as if pondering just how wonderful he truly is:
Hey, we're not going to argue about Astudillo's greatness.
Go ahead and add another chapter to the legend of Willians Astudillo. He can't be stopped.