Sox OF Ryan LaMarre: “It was kind of like a monkey jumped off my back” to homer in his hometown

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DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 14: Ryan LaMarre #25 of the Chicago White Sox celebrates his second inning home run with teammates while playing the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on August 14, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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Mark Carman and Harry Teinowitz visit with White Sox outfielder Ryan LaMarre, who clears up the story behind his uncle coming up with his first big league home run ball at Comerica Park; he also talks about handling the grind of the road and the life of a ballplayer shuttling back and forth between the minors and the big leagues, the process of learning to trust his instincts at the plate, and more.


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