Masataka Yoshida hit two home runs in one inning with the Red Sox

The Japanese Masataka Yoshida was the great figure in the victory of the Boston Red Sox 12-5 against the Milwaukee Brewers in the MLB.

The Japanese baseball player managed to connect two home runs during the eighth inning, one of them was a Grand Slam.

The first home run was given against pitcher Matt Bush with no outs and his Grand Slam, which reached 407 feet, was given against Javy Guerra; with the latter, he allowed runs to Yu Chang, Rafael Devers and Justin Turner.

In total Yoshida drove in six runs, also contributed a sacrifice fly in the first inning.

The fifth Red Sox baseball player to do so

Masataka Yoshida became the fifth Red Sox player to hit two home runs in one inning; and the first since the Dominican David Ortiz (August 2008).

The other players to achieve it were: Nomar Garciaparra (2002), Ellis Burks (1990) and Bill Regan (1928).

The Japanese signed with Boston for 5 seasons and 90 million dollars after being a two-time champion in the Japanese league and in whose last season he hit 21 home runs with 88 RBIs.

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