Triston Casas, Purple Sox Prospect, Hits One other House Run In Olympics

The baseball world can’t assist however discover what Triston Casas is doing in Japan.

The Boston Purple Sox prospect and Workforce USA first baseman hit his third residence run of the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday. Casas’ newest bomb gave the U.S. an early lead over the Dominican Republic in a sport it will go on to win 3-1, preserving its hopes of successful the gold medal.

Casas performs domestically for the Double-A Portland Sea Canine and he hit this residence run off a well-known face: Sea Canine and Dominican Republic pitcher Denyi Reyes.

“I’ve one profession at-bat off of him in spring coaching, and I hit a house run over the batter’s eye, as properly,” Casas stated after the sport, per The Related Press’ Ronald Blum. “So 2-for-2 with a stroll.”

Workforce USA will face South Korea on Thursday for the proper to advance to the gold medal sport. The USA-South Korea winner will face Japan on Saturday, whereas the loser will tackle the Dominican Republic on Friday for the bronze medal.

Casas is tied for the Tokyo Olympics lead with three residence runs, and his eight RBIs are essentially the most on the Video games. Nevertheless, these gaudy stats don’t concern him.

“On the finish of the event, no one’s going to recollect actually what number of residence runs I hit or what number of runs I drive in,” he stated, per Blum. “It’s simply whether or not we got here residence with that gold.”

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