Fernando Tatis Jr. celebrating a home run against the Rockies on June 16, 2021. Jun 16, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. (23) tosses the bat after his solo home run in the third inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

San Diego Padres’ shortstop Fernando Tatís Jr. has hit 21 home runs so far this year, but his 21st was particularly impressive. That came on the road Wednesday against Kyle Freeland of the Colorado Rockies:

This is just one of many moonshots Tatis has hit this year, as MLB’s Sarah Langs relays:

On the season, Tatis is hitting .275/.347/.661, and he’s been a big part of the Padres’ 38-31 record to date. We’ll see where he goes from here.

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Andrew Bucholtz has been covering sports media for Awful Announcing since 2012. He is also a staff writer for The Comeback. His previous work includes time at Yahoo! Sports Canada and Black Press.