WATCH: Reds’ Elly De La Cruz shows off with massive two-homer game, including inside-the-park home run

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Cincinnati Reds shortstop Elly De La Cruz is likely one of the most gifted and electrical gamers within the sport, and Monday evening towards the Milwaukee Brewers (CIN 10, MIL 8), De La Cruz confirmed off his energy and his pace with a pair of residence runs. He hit a titanic outside-the-park homer and an exhilarating inside-the-park homer in back-to-back at-bats to assist lead his staff to victory. 

First got here the outside-the-park homer. Within the fifth inning, De La Cruz clobbered a 450-foot residence run off the batter’s eye at Nice American Ball Park. J.B. Bukauskas caught an excessive amount of of the plate with a 94 mph heater and good gravy De La Cruz didn’t miss it:

The 450-foot homer is the fourth longest residence run of the younger season. The good Mike Trout holds the highest spot with a 473-foot-blast.

Two innings later, De La Cruz hit what initially seemed like a routine line drive single to heart towards lefty Bryan Hudson, however Sal Frelick missed the diving catch, and the ball rolled all the way in which to the warning monitor. De La Cruz raced across the bases and the throw in hit the pitcher’s mound, so there was no play on the plate. Take a look at the pace:

De La Cruz is the primary participant with an inside-the-park homer and an outside-the-park homer in the identical sport since Amed Rosario, then with the Cleveland Guardians, did it towards the Kansas Metropolis Royals on Aug. 31, 2021. And De La Cruz did it from each side of the plate! He hit the batter’s eye left-handed and raced across the bases as a right-handed hitter.

When it was all stated and carried out, De La Cruz went 3-for-4 with the 2 residence runs, 4 runs scored, two runs pushed in, and a stolen base Monday evening. It was his first multi-hit sport of 2024 and it raised his season batting line from .242/.324/.394 to .297/.366/.595.

“I really feel nice once I’m operating the bases. That is electrical,” De La Cruz stated after the sport. “That is electrifying for the entire stadium and that is what I like. The followers like that. And I prefer it.”