The blast went 448 feet and connected the video game 6-6.
It hadnt been an especially productive outing for Tatis Jr. prior to that moment. He had set out three times before, though he drove in a run while grounding out to second in the sixth. His most memorable play was doing the splits to prevent being hit by a pitch.
Serving as the designated hitter in Houston, Tatis Jr. did precisely what the group depends upon him to do: He made the play when San Diego required him most.
Tatis Jr. pertained to the play with the Padres routing 6-3 in the top of the ninth. It was the best time for him to step up with runners on 3rd and second. He didnt waste his opportunity.
Padres DH Fernando Tatis Jr. (Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports).
Fernando Tatis Jr. does the divides to avoid being struck by a pitch (Video) by Alicia de Artola.
San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. turned hero in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros with a game-tying three-run homer.
Fernando Tatis Jr. wasnt content with simply one highlight from the Padres video game versus the Astros on Saturday.