It’s just — any time you come into a new situation and you have familiar faces it make things a lot easier when you do kind of have that anxiety of being the new kid or whatever. You at least have somebody you can run to and have a conversation with or just feel comfortable around. But these guys have been great so far.
The baseball field acts as a time machine, warping Soto back to his childhood in the Dominican Republic and making him feel like a kid again. Washington’s 22-year-old phenom could be excused for straying a bit away from his roots over the last few years. He was a runner-up for Rookie of the Year in 2018, won the World Series a year later and last season staked a claim for the title of best hitter on the planet by winning the NL batting title and leading the majors with a 1.185 OPS.
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