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WATCH: Young Brewers phenom slams batting practice home runs

Gilbert Lara. Photo: Image by Lance Allan

WATCH: Young Brewers phenom slams batting practice home runs

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Jul 21, 2014

The Milwaukee Brewers have a 16-year-old signee from the Dominican Republic who apparently has power.  Lots of power.

The team picked up Gilbert Lara and showed off his skills in a batting practice session at Miller Park on Monday.

He has long distance power, as TODAY'S TMJ4's Lance Allan says he struck a homer near Bernie Brewers' chalet in left field.

As described by 620WTMJ Brewers voice Joe Block...

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