Elehuris Montero wins Smashburger’s “Smashed It” Play of the Week
Elehuris Montero earned this week’s Smashburger “Smashed It” Play of the Week for his home run against the Diamondbacks on Saturday night in Arizona.
The Rockies were trailing the Diamondbacks 2-1 in the eighth inning when Montero came to the plate. His blast to left field got the Rockies all square, tying it up 2-2. It was Montero’s first career MLB home run and it could not have come at a better time. Rockies infielder Ryan McMahon would go on to hit a solo shot of his own in the ninth and the Rockies escaped the desert with a 3-2 win.
Here’s how the play looked and sounded on Saturday:
Elehuris Montero's 1st career home run! pic.twitter.com/MBTixeZgcf
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