Can't stop. Won't stop. Ever since his call-up to the Braves' big league roster, budding star Austin Riley has quite literally been tearing the cover off the ball. And the 22-year-old was at it again on late Thursday afternoon, launching a two-run moonshot of a homer to DEEP left-center field to level up Atlanta and San Francisco at four runs apiece. Check it out:
The youngster just doesn't shy away from the high-pressure situations. Keep in mind that there were two outs when Riley stepped up to the plate. Is there a coincidence that the Braves are 7-3 in their last 10 games? We think not. Just call it the Riley effect.