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Juan Soto showed the fans exactly why the Yankees traded for him in Sunday’s spring training tilt against Toronto.

Facing Blue Jays righty Trevor Richards, Soto slugged a three-run home run off the scoreboard to make it 7-1 Yankees.

Statcast measured Soto’s home run at 428 feet with an exit velocity of 110.1 mph. Stay tuned to ESNY for more spring training highlights!

Josh Benjamin has been a staff writer at ESNY since 2018. He has had opinions about everything, especially the Yankees and Knicks. He co-hosts the “Bleacher Creatures” podcast and is always looking for new pieces of sports history to uncover, usually with a Yankee Tavern chicken parm sub in hand.