“How Is He Even Real” – ‘Fastest Man in the World’ Leaves Fans Breathless After Unreal Play as Hype Around Him Reaches New Heights

Published 07/09/2023, 4:12 AM EDT

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In competitive sports, there are limited opportunities for Athletes to establish themselves. With failure not an option, there is a lot of pressure whenever they take the field. A similar is the case with baseball, which demands a lot more to have a successful career, starting from the first professional year. And the young sensation Elly Da La Cruz has done the same while making his mark at every stage he played.

Continuing the same, the 21-year-old played another solid outing against the Brewers. Not only the “Fastest Man in the World” contributed to the win, but also gave glimpses of speed at the diamond. Baseball fans were already in awe of him. His latest skills left them stunned, who have now shared their reactions to the entire episode, expressing them.

In his debut season, Elly De La Cruz is stealing records in style


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In the rookie year, players play cautiously and take fewer risks. But Cruz is playing on different lines and continues to perform like a seasoned professional. Adding more to his records to the season, Cruz had another solid performance on the field. FOX Sports: MLB addressed the same in their tweet that read, “Elly De La Cruz just stole 2nd, 3rd, and home on two pitches.” Cruz’s exceptional performance has proven to be instrumental in his team’s success.

Notably, Cruz showed his speed and stole the bases. It added to the team’s record, putting them first in the National League with stolen bases.


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It also helped Cruz to finish the game with an RBI and an OPS of 0.800. With this, the 21-year-old now has 16 RBIs, four home runs, and 28 runs at an average of 0.328. He is amongst one of the best performers in the league and captured the fans’ hearts.

Baseball fans left spellbound by another super Cruz spectacle

Baseball fans want a lot of action on the field and Cruz is feeding them with the same. Moreover, he has become a crucial part of the season prospects for the Reds, which adds to the fans’ love for him. And when he performed again at the diamond, they wanted to express their joy.

While some fans labeled his performance as a god play, others are doubting if he is even real.

As per the fans and apparently visible, Cruz is proving himself to be the best.


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Cruz has done consistently brilliant at the plate and the bases. His self-belief, skills, and contributions to the game have made him a fan favorite. The Reds’ sensation has a lot of games round the corner where he can be a star of the season.


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Written by:

Saurabh Saini


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Even after having an engineering background, nothing stopped Saurabh Saini from following his passion and writing about sports. With a sound knowledge of American sports, Saurabh specializes in baseball. Before joining EssentiallySports, Saurabh has written around 800 articles spanning MLB, NFL, and NHL.
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Deepanshi Bajaj