Romero Homers Twice in Fall League All-Star Game

Stefen Romero hit 2 home runs in the Arizona Fall League All-Star Game. (Joseph Pun/AZG Photography)

Stefen Romero hit 2 home runs in the Arizona Fall League All-Star Game. (Joseph Pun/AZG Photography)

Mariners outfield prospect Stefen Romero wasn’t in the starting lineup for the West squad in the 2013 Arizona Fall League All-Star game, but that didn’t stop him from having a great performance. Romero entered the game in the 6th inning and went 2-for-2 with 2 home runs (both to the opposite field) with 3 RBI.

In a story by MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo, Romero talked about his big performance.

“I was just trying square the ball up,” said Romero, who helped the West beat the East, 9-2. “Coming in, I knew we were up early. I felt like they were going to try to get ahead of me early. Luckily, my first at-bat, I jumped on a fastball right away up in the zone. Luckily, it went out, a wall-scraper. Second at-bat, I just wanted to be a little more patient. Fortunately, he got a slider up and I did the same thing.”

Here is a video from MLB.com of Romero’s home runs:

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