When Jose Abreu made himself available to teams this past offseason, teams rushed to sign the powerful first baseman like children running for the ice cream man. And why wouldn’t they? The Cuban native is a beast.
Sure, he had his flaws, but we knew one thing about Abreu – dude was powerful. How powerful, you ask? Powerful enough to rip the cover off a baseball and we’re not talking figuratively here.
On Wednesday night, the White Sox infielder clubbed two home runs but that wasn’t the most shocking part of his evening. That came off a foul ball – a foul ball that was in the process of disintegrating as Abreu literally ripped the cover off the ball he hit it so hard.
This is the end result:
— ✶ Sports Mockery ✶ (@sportsmockery) April 10, 2014
I mean, seriously, that looks as if the baseball hatched something. Goodness.
Unfortunately for Abreu, the impressive evening came with a loss as the Colorado Rockies downed Abreu and his Chicago White Sox by a score of 10-4.
But at least the rookie has a winning record against the baseball.