Any player that hits two home runs in a do-or-die Game 5 off a pitcher who is favored to win the Cy Young deserves some credit for his performance.
That player is New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius who hit two home runs in his first two at-bats against Corey Kluber.
With the winner of Game 5 in the American League Division Series moving on to the American League Championship Series, Gregorius has certainly helped give the Yankees a chance to do just that.
Just as special in the hobby is collecting 1/1 Superfractors of players like this one for Gregorius – a 2013 Topps Finest Patch Superfractor (Ungraded) currently on eBay for $799 (back when he played for the Arizona Diamondbacks).
Here’s a tip of the hat to the Yankee shortstop.