Dioner Navarro hits 3 homers in a game today.
Before the season started if you had to guess who the first person to hit three homers Miguel Cabrera wouldn’t have been much of a stretch. True to form he was the 1st to do it. Vegas would have had him as the favorite for sure.
However if you had to pick who the SECOND person to do it would be, the only person that would have taken Dioner Navarro would maybe be his mom. Dioner Navarro himself wouldn’t have picked himself to be the next to do it.
Let’s look at his career stats, surely he has big time power right? Wrong. In his now 10th year Navaro has a grand total of 44 homers, with a high of 9 in 2007. This year before today he had 3 homers and 7 rbi in 55 at bats.
Fittingly today against the crosstown rivals Chicago White Sox Navaro busts out with a hitting line of 3 for 3, 3 homers, 4 runs scored, 6rbi and a walk. For a guy with 216 career rbi, he just increased his career rbi total by .028 percent in one day.
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