Aaron Judge might be getting put on notice by this 13-year-old.
Little Leaguer Jayce Blalock had the opportunity to take batting practice before the Braves took on the Mariners Tuesday night and he made the most of it. The 13-year-old drilled a ball off the facing of the second deck in left field at SunTrust Park, which is about 400 feet away.
Blalock told 11Alive it took him about a dozen attempts to drill a baseball out of the park, but eventually he was able to get a hold of one.
“It feels good,” Blalock told 11Alive after hitting it. “It was a good experience. I came out and hit it. It went out of the Braves field, so that was good.”
The Little Leaguer said he wants to play first or third base for the Braves or Dodgers someday. With that kind of power, he could have a shot even though he’s only going into eighth grade.
Blalock went viral when he drilled a 375-foot home run into the trees during a Little League game while playing for the Peachtree City National Little League team.
His team didn’t make it to the Little League World Series, but the young slugger did turn heads with the hit.
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