Philadelphia Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins is cheered in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Aug. 25, 2017, in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins is cheered in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Aug. 25, 2017, in Philadelphia. Laurence Kesterson AP
Philadelphia Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins is cheered in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Aug. 25, 2017, in Philadelphia. Laurence Kesterson AP
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Marcos Bretón

Connecting the dots on issues, people and news in the Sacramento region

The hottest player in Major League Baseball is from Sacramento. But how he got there is an even better story

September 25, 2017 04:00 AM

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