Edwin Rios gets silent treatment after first — and second — career home runs

first_imgFirst career homer in the books for @Edwin_Rios30! pic.twitter.com/i1jtKOQeuw— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 15, 2019Two silent treatments in one night? How you feelin’, @Edwin_Rios30? pic.twitter.com/d8qcH6VC2D— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 15, 2019His teammates eventually bombarded him with high-fives and congratulations, and the infielder got the opportunity to meet two young Marlins fans who caught his home run ball after the [email protected]_Rios30 meets with the kids that caught his first career homer. pic.twitter.com/vi7KJWVVTn— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 15, 2019SportsNet LA’s Alanna Rizzo asked Rios what was going through Rios’ mind rounding the bases after his first home run. He said it was a feeling he’d never [email protected]_Rios30 chats with @alannarizzo after going 3-for-4 with 2 HRs in tonight’s win. pic.twitter.com/c1h7dyn4bN— SportsNet LA (@SportsNetLA) August 15, 2019Rios, who attended Florida International University and was drafted by the Dodgers in the sixth round of the 2015 MLB draft, went 3 for 4 at the plate with two home runs, a single and a walk. He is also the first Dodger to hit his first two career home runs in the same game since Cody Bellinger in 2017. The Dodgers are on a roll after winning nine of their last 10 games, but on Wednesday night, it was rookie Edwin Rios who was red-hot. The Dodgers prospect hit the first two home runs of his Major League career in a 9-1 win over the Marlins.The 25-year-old singled in his first at-bat before hitting a solo shot in the fourth inning and a two-run homer in the sixth. It’s pretty common for teammates to ignore the rookie who just hit his first career home run. As luck would have it, Rios hit two home runs in one game, so he was given double the silent treatment. MORE: Why you should root for the Dodgers if your team is out of the racelast_img


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