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The Houston Astros needed to find a way to get a timely hit against the Toronto Blue Jays and Jeremy Peña managed to deliver with a walk-off home run.
Houston Astros fans have found themselves flustered with the way their team has performed at times to get this season started. However, in a recent thrilling win over the Toronto Blue Jays, the Astros were able to score an abundance of runs.
But Astros fans aren’t just excited with the fact that their favorite team’s bats have been awakened. Many are absolutely thrilled with the way the game ended and which player found a way to end it.
Jeremy Peña (the young, talented replacement at shortstop for Carlos Correa who left the Astros and Houston during the offseason in favor of living in the Midwest and playing for the Minnesota Twins for a lot of money) managed to end the game with one heck of a home run at Minute Maid Park.
Peña walked the game off with an impressive two-run shot that gave Astros fans plenty to be excited about.
Houston Astros fans rejoice as Jeremy Peña hammers walk-off home run vs. Toronto Blue Jays
First of all, it’s just an impressive home run. That alone is worth celebrating and being excited about.
Secondly, Houston fans are absolutely going to compare their new shortstop to the guy who used to play for their team. Right now, it looks like Peña has provided Houston with some impressive home run hitting power. If he can do this regularly and continue to develop, Astros fans will be excited for a long time.
And yeah, it’s worth noting how Correa has been performing in comparison to Peña. Because this is definitely something that is important.
Now the Astros (and their fans) are focused on what’s up ahead.