Astros Stud Yordan Alvarez Literally Broke the Scoreboard During Saturday's Batting Practice Session

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If you (somehow) don't already know the name, Yordan Alvarez, then you better start doing your research.

The Houston Astros' young phenom is slashing .327/.418/.683 to go with 19 home runs, which is three shy of setting the club record for a rookie, and 57 RBI across just 57 games in 2019.

Simply put, the 22-year-old advertises talent and power that you really have to see to believe. Well, it just so happens that we have some photographic evidence that demonstrates how abnormally strong Alvarez is: he broke part of the jumbotron at Minute Maid Park during batting practice on Saturday.

How is that even possible!?

Only on the rarest of occasions do 'Stros devotees witness dingers blasted into the second deck of the right field bleachers. But parking a baseball off the monstrous scoreboard? That's genuinely an unheard of phenomenon at Minute Maid Park.

The jumbotron, however, was admirably able to make fun of the situation while combating their bumps and bruises.

To add some perspective and even more absurdity to Yordan's feat, Astros president of business operations Reid Ryan claimed, via the Houston Chronicle, that the young stud is the first player to ever hit the scoreboard, adding that BARRY freaking BONDS came close when he sent a moon shot just below the jumbotron in the 2004 Home Run Derby.

Are your jaws dropped? Because ours certainly are.

Yordan Alvarez, ladies and gents.