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Rhys Hoskins hits 11th home run and starts a triple play and cannot be stopped

The impossible keeps happening.

MLB: Chicago Cubs at Philadelphia Phillies Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Do you remember seventeen days ago? A world without Rhys Hoskins in the majors? I can, but I don’t want to. Because on Sunday, Rhys Hoskins had a helluva game. And somehow that’s an understatement. What actually happened was HOLY CRAP RHYS HOSKINS.

In the fifth inning of the Phillies’ game against the Cubs, Rhys Hoskins started a triple play.

Yes. That actually happened. I’ll give you a moment to absorb that.

[elevator music]

Here’s what it looked like.

Hoskins made a sliding catch, but recovered in time to throw to Cesar Hernandez at second, who threw to Tommy Joseph at first. Everyone was out — Javier Baez was out on the catch, Anthony Rizzo was out at second, and Tommy La Stella was out at first. Matt Gelb of had the best facts.

He’s right: you never know what you’ll see at the yard. So why don’t we check back in with Gelb in the eighth inning.

What would cause him to react like that? And with such — dramatic gasp — language? It’s this.

Rhys Hoskins hit his 11th home run of the season in his 18th career game. Rhys Hoskins is doing things that no one in all of baseball history has ever done before. AND I AM HERE FOR IT.

Take a deep breath because I’m definitely not done yet.

It’s Rhys Hoskins’ world, we’re all just living in it. The man can’t stop, won’t stop. He’s incredible. What even is happening right now. Is this real?

It’s real. And it’s the most fun thing to happen to the Phillies in years. Let’s all sit back and enjoy it.