Statistically speaking, Isaac Paredes’ MLB career has gotten off to a slow-ish start. But those paying attention knew that he was outplaying his 1-for-9 start. The 21-year-old proved it on Friday with his first career home run, a grand slam off Cleveland starter Adam Plutko.
E-SOCKED IT!— FOX Sports Detroit (@FOXSportsDet) August 22, 2020
GRAAAAAAND SLAM for ISAAC PAREDES!
HIS FIRST HR IN THA MAJORS!@tigers with the LEAD!
LOUD NOISES!#DetroitRoots pic.twitter.com/DRPDwunsy2
Paredes’ dinger not only cleared the bases, it gave the Tigers a 7-5 lead after falling down 5-0 early on. Whether or not they hold this lead, we’ll keep close tabs on how Paredes fares in the rest of this one.