Pérez and Solarte maintain offensive power; Dominican connection surpasses Yankees

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Didi Gregorius of the Yankees celebrates with teammates against the Rangers, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, during an MLB game at the Globe Life Park in Arlington (USA). EFE

The power of the Latin bat returned to have protagonism in the day of the professional baseball of the Big Leagues with the Venezuelans Salvador Pérez and Yangervis Solarte, who obtained quadrangular with opposite lots for their respective equipment.

Perez hit four corners for the second consecutive game and the Kansas City Royals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 2-5 at home.

The Venezuelan star receiver hit the eighth homer of the season after one night before he sent the ball to the street, and this time he repeated the same dose of punishment and connected from four corners in the second episode against the work of opener Michael Wacha , without companions on the trails.

The Dominican closer Kelvin Herrera (10) worked an episode, striking out a batter and scored the save.

Solarte, who was the designated hitter for the Toronto Blue Jays, reached the eleventh homer of the season, in the game his team lost 4-5 to the Los Angeles Angels.

The Venezuelan slugger, who finished with two runs batted in, disappeared the ball from the field in the ninth inning to catch the serpentine starter Tyler Skaggs, without runners ahead, when there was one out in the inning.

The Dominicans, designated hitter Nomar Mazara and first baseman Ronald Guzman hit home runs for the Texas Rangers, who beat the New York Yankees 12-10.

Mazara (11) connected back in the fourth inning with a runner on the road.

Guzmán (5) also punished by disappearing the ball from the field in the fourth inning, leading two runners ahead against the pitches of the starter C.C. Sabathia, with two outs in the episode.

From the mound, the triumph went to the Puerto Rican relief Alex Claudio (2-2) in one inning and two thirds, allowed unstoppable and struck out three rival batters.

Despite the defeat, the Yankees had the support of the young player, second baseman Gleyber Torres (8), who sent the ball to the street in the fifth inning to punish the pitching of starter Doug Fister, leading two runners on the road, with one out at the entrance.

His compatriot, receiver Francisco Cervelli disappeared the ball from the field for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who won at home 4-5 to the Cincinnati Reds.

Cervelli (7) hit the back in the first inning, leading a runner ahead by punishing starter Homer Bailey with one out in the episode.

Cuban third baseman Yoan Moncada and Venezuelan designated hitter Jose Rondon hit two home runs for the Chicago White Sox, who beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-1.

Moncada (7) hit full back in the third inning against starter Alex Cobb, leading two runners ahead when there was one out in the inning.

While for Rondón (1) it was his first homerun, he landed him in the seventh when he overcame the pitching of the Tanner Scott relay, with a man in circulation, with no outs in the inning.

Dominican third baseman Rafael Devers sealed a three-runner in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-4 at home.

In the top of the ninth inning, within a cluster of three races, Devers came to the register with the last race of the account, when Venezuelan receiver Jesus Sucre escaped the ball of the glove.

Second baseman Starlin Castro hit an unstoppable tug of the race that marked the triumph of visitors Marlins Miami by 1-2 over the New York Mets.

Ronald Guzman (c) of the Texas celebrate a home run during an MLB game at the Globe Life Park in Arlington (USA). EFE

In the ninth inning, Castro, who connected 1 of 5, sent the ball to left field to push the race that marked the victory of the Marlins.

The timely batting of center fielder George Springer and Puerto Rican shortstop Carlos Correa allowed the Houston Astros to win 4-1 against the San Francisco Giants in the interleague team duel.

Springer, of Puerto Rican origin, in the fifth inning with a running back, hit the tenth homer so far this season and helped the three points that had the Astros for the partial 4-1, which would be the final.

Correa, who went 3-2, scored and propelled the race, while Venezuelan second baseman Jose Altuve had 3-0 and stepped once the register.

Venezuelan first baseman Jesus Aguilar drove in the lead with a two-run single in the fourth inning in which the Milwaukee Brewers won a seven-hatch that allowed them to win 9-2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks, who suffered the seventh consecutive loss.

Again, the Latin batting was present in the offensive production of the Brewers, outstanding leaders in the Central Division of the National League, with Aguilar going 5-2, scoring and three RBIs, in addition to the Dominicans Jonathan Villar, who had 2-1 with scored, and Domingo Santana 3-1 with scored.

*Sonia Salazar

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