It Took Kiké Hernández Literally One Pitch To Give Red Sox Lead

It was home run No. 19 for the Red Sox outfielder

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September 30, 2021

Kiké Hernández needed just one pitch to give the Boston Red Sox a 1-0 lead against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards on Thursday night.

The Red Sox leadoff batter hit a solo shot on the first pitch of the game — a 84 mph fastball. He sent said pitch 409 feet to left field, and did so in a hurry.

Check it out:

You can’t script a better start than that for the Red Sox, who are looking to gain ground in the playoff race entering Thursday.

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