HOUSTON – Houston Astros star Alex Bregman hit his 100th career home run Monday night in a game against the Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Park. The Astros won the game 8-5 with Bregman and Jose Altuve hitting home runs.
The Astros posted a video of the spectacular shot on Twitter with the caption, “No. 100 got out in a hurry.”
Darren Williams, the Director for Research and Development for Major League Baseball tweeted soon after that Bregman’s homer was exactly 100 mph and reached a peak height of 97 feet and a distance of 389 feet.
Alex Bregman's career 100th home run... Exactly 100 MPH. pic.twitter.com/Jr9ONJsoAI— Daren Willman (@darenw) July 28, 2020
Needless to say, fans were jubilant and took to Twitter to express their joy.
Houston-based brewing company, Karbach, immediately tweeted that they will be sending the third baseman a congratulatory package.