Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk briefly morphed into a larger-than-life figure on multiple occasions against the Houston Astros last night. In the eighth inning, he blasted a 471-foot home run to left-center field that appeared to still be going up when it hit above the train tracks.
Then, in the ninth inning with his team holding a 6-3 lead, Grichuk went up and robbed George Springer of a game-tying home run.
Efficient work to cram two moments like that in such a condensed span. An alien watching baseball for the first time would have to think Randal Grichuk is the greatest baseball player who ever lived.