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Darin Ruf’s ideal reaction to Giants’ Mike Yastrzemski robbing homer


May 26, 2023

Darin Ruf could not think what one particular of his former teammates did in the very first inning of Thursday’s game among the Giants and Milwaukee Brewers at American Family members Field. 

With one particular out in the bottom of the very first, Ruf, who signed with Milwaukee final week, crushed a 92 mph fastball from Giants pitcher Scott Alexander to correct-center field, only to have a prospective dwelling run robbed by former teammate Mike Yastrzemski. 

As Ruf rounded very first base, he realized that a ball he believed was either a dwelling run or at least additional bases, identified its way into the glove of a leaping Yastrzemski. The former Giant could not aid but laugh as he looked out into correct field. 

Yastrzemski is one particular of the improved defensive center fielders in MLB and has created a lot of highlight reel catches more than the years. Ruf, who was teammates with Yastrzemski for two-plus seasons from 2020-2022 and briefly once again in 2023, knows specifically what his former outfield counterpart is capable of. 

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On the other hand, he nonetheless did not appreciate Yastrzemski robbing him of what would have been his very first dwelling run in a Brewers uniform. 

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