guarantee that Mancini will be in the lineup for the team

Mon, Apr 17 2017 04:35am BST 1
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Baltimore Orioles rookie Trey Mancini s bat is so hot that it s helping his teammates hit home runs. For the second time in three games … -c-25.html, Mancini launched two home runs, the second of which led teammates Craig Gentry and Manny Machado to try their luck with Mancini s bat. Three batters after Mancini s second home run, Gentry grabbed one of the rookie s Louisville Slugger C243 model bats and hit a two run homer of his own. Not to be left out of the party, three batters later, Machado hit another two run shot while also using one of Mancini s bats. Baltimore manager Buck Showalter was amazed by the eighth inning scene. I ve never seen that before, Showalter said after the team s 11 4 victory over the Blue Jays. It must be Wonderboy. I have never seen that before. Orioles rookie slugger Trey Mancini joked that he might need an extra shipment of bats. Dan Hamilton USA TODAY Sports The three homer outburst came with the Orioles holding a 6 1 lead, which put Showalter in an awkward position when it comes to the unwritten rules of baseball. When you re ahead like that … -c-23.html, you re trying to be respectful of the opposition and not have too much fun , Showalter said, but that was one, I just went, Really? When the third one went and it hit the foul pole ... Are you kidding me? Come on! With seven home runs total between this season and a September call up last season, Mancini has joined Trevor Story and Dino Restelli for the most home runs hit in the first 12 games of a player s career. It s humbling to hear that T.J. McFarland Jersey, especially with how many legends have played the game, Mancini said. To make your mark in any way is really neat. Despite his hot start, Mancini has played in just seven of the Orioles 11 games due to a roster crunch. The 25 year old has started games at both corner outfield positions, served as a designated hitter and come on as a pinch hitter, and on Sunday, he finally started a game at his natural position, first base. There s no guarantee that Mancini will be in the lineup for the team s next game, as the Orioles will lose the … -c-24.html DH when they travel to Cincinnati for a three game series that starts Tuesday. Regardless, Mancini is enjoying his moment in the sun. It was pretty fun and pretty cool that they both hit home runs, Mancini said. I might need an extra shipment here soon.

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