Published: Tue, June 20, 2017
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

Cubs prospect makes like Roy Hobbs, smashes light with towering home run

Cubs prospect makes like Roy Hobbs, smashes light with towering home run

But he showed he has just as much power as the AL MVP frontrunner during the Carolina League Home Run Derby, doing his best Roy Hobbs impression by smashing a towering home run off the stadium lights.

The only way Jimenez can top this is to do it in an actual game.

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Jimenez didn't win the derby but he captured the imagination of a whole lot of fans. The 20-year-old has a.546 slugging percentage this season.

Jimenez ripped a majestic home run to left-center field and put another swing on a ball during this rapid-fire home run derby format. Before then, though, Jimenez's name will be popping up in a number of trade-deadline scenarios for the Cubs, who could deal him for pitching help, much as they traded Gleyber Torres previous year in a package for Aroldis Chapman.

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Eloy Jimenez of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, a Chicago Cubs minor league team, slammed the epic moonshot Monday, outlets reported. He channeled his inner Roy Hobbs when he hit a home run into the lights beyond the left field fence.

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