PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Rhys Hoskins has joined the 100-homer club. The Phillies’ first baseman on Saturday night slugged his 100th career home run, making him the third-fastest Phillie to reach that mark.
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Hoskins hit his 100th career home run off Boston’s starting pitch, Nathan Eovaldi.READ MORE: Woman Facing Arson Charges After Allegedly Intentionally Setting Fire At Howard Johnson Hotel In Blackwood
It was the first home run Eovaldi has allowed this season.
He crushed a 92.8 mph cutter 371 feet with a 101.3 exit velocity, according to Baseball Savant.
Hoskins last homered against on April 26 in St. Louis, a two-homer game for the first baseman.MORE NEWS: Taste With Tori: Wake Coffee Roasters' Unique Way Of Selling Coffee Makes All Extra Happy In Morning
It took Hoskins 450 games to hit his 100th homer. Ryan Howard is the fastest Phillie to reach the milestone, getting. his 100th in 325 games with Chuck Klein getting his 100th in his 390th game.