Crimson Sox prospect Triston Casas has appeared like a serious league hitter on one of many greatest baseball levels there may be.
The primary baseman is making his impression on the Summer time Olympics, the place the Staff USA first baseman confirmed off his spectacular energy Monday towards Japan.
Casas, who was a part of an early-game comeback, crushed a go-ahead, three-run residence run within the fifth inning off Japanese reliever Koyo Aoyagi.
That’s legitimately spectacular energy from Casas, who was in a position to inside-out a pitch down and in out to the other area.
As talked about, Casas earlier within the sport labored a formidable stroll towards former New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka as a part of a game-tying three-run rally within the fourth inning.
Casas has been merely sensational for Staff USA in Tokyo. Halfway via Monday’s sport with Japan, he’s 3-for-11 on the Video games with two residence runs and 6 RBIs. He has pushed in a run in every of the People’ three video games so far.
The 21-year-old continues to get in comparison with massive leaguers like Freddie Freeman or Anthony Rizzo. Baseball America presently has Casas ranked as the No. 23 prospect in all of baseball. Scouting specialists imagine he’s nonetheless a yr away from the massive leagues, however given Casas’ efficiency in Tokyo paired with Boston’s lack of manufacturing at first base, you must ponder whether the Crimson Sox would possibly change course and get aggressive with Casas — this season.