The Miami Marlins are a team cemented in rebuild mode, though it isn't all bad in South Beach. Young talents like Caleb Smith, Sandy Alcantara, and Jorge Alfaro have excelled in their roles and given Marlins fans something to look forward to in a season focused on development for the future. The latest in that string of young talent is Harold Ramirez, a 24-year-old outfielder who had spent parts of eight years in the minors before receiving the call. On Tuesday, he hit his first career home run against Detroit's Spencer Turnbull.
I know I'm not the only one who sees a little bit of Adrian Beltre in that swing.
The best part about hitting your first career home run, though? The silent treatment you get in the dugout, followed by crazy antics and celebrations, something Beltre was well-known for.
And, well, Ramirez took it like a champ.
Ramirez loved every second of it, and so did we.
I only just met you, but never change, Harold.