Just call him "The Natural."
Rhys Hoskins hit another homer and Cesar Hernandez ripped a three-run triple to back Jerad Eickhoff, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 7-1 on Friday night.
Called up from the minors too late to get a nickname on the back of his uniform for Players Weekend, Hoskins has put on a tremendous power display. He has nine homers and 21 RBIs in 16 games. No player in major league history has reached nine homers that quickly, according to MLB.com.
"I don't know if it's hit me yet, but it's pretty cool to be mentioned in a sentence as 'first ever,'" Hoskins said.
Hoskins said he probably would've...