WASHINGTON — A Juan Soto rocket blast made this Father’s Day one to recollect.
Nats followers Phillip and Aiden have been on the receiving finish of Soto’s 428-foot house run within the second inning of Sunday’s 9-3 win over the Phillies at Nationals Park, approach up within the first row of the second deck in proper discipline.
“Final night time, he informed me, ‘Dad, we need to go to the Nats sport,’” Phillip stated on the Peacock broadcast. “I used to be like, ‘Oh, I’m too drained.’ He stated, ‘Dad, we’re going to go up in that higher deck. Juan Soto’s going to hit you a house run.’ Sixty years within the ready, I’ve bought me a house run ball lastly, because of my son, Aiden.”
Aiden had chosen the seats particularly with Soto’s 14th homer of the season in thoughts.
“It’s proper in his energy alley,” he stated.
When you realize, you realize — and now, the pair have a Father’s Day reminiscence for the ages.