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Cubs rookie Seiya Suzuki hits inside-the-park home run in return from IL [VIDEO]

Suzuki came back to the diamond in style.

Milwaukee Brewers v Chicago Cubs - Game One
Seiya Suzuki of the Chicago Cubs sits in the dugout during a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field on May 30, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois.
Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images

The Chicago Cubs got rookie Seiya Suzuki back from the injured list Monday and he returned to action in style with an inside-the-park home run against the Milwaukee Brewers. Take a look.

This was a bit different from the typical inside-the-park home run where the outfielder falls down or completely misreads a play. It looks like the ball came off the wall at an awkward angle, which allowed Suzuki a few extra seconds. Suzuki was also charging hard from the jump, so he never slowed down. There was a play at the plate and with a better throw, Suzuki might’ve been out.

Suzuki spent five weeks on the mend with a sprained finger and has been one of the few bright spots in what has otherwise been a poor season for the Cubs. The rookie signed a five-year, $85 million deal with Chicago and has been solid, hitting .245 with four home runs and 21 RBIs entering Monday’s game.