The designated Venezuelan hitter Salvador Perez traveled to the box of batting with great power and connected three home runs, in addition to towing five runs in the double day that disputed and that left him like the Latin American player more outstanding.
Perez hit a pair of home runs for the Kansas City Royals, who lost 4-8 to the Minnesota Twins, for whom starting pitcher Adalberto Mejia scored the win.
Perez (11) struck two homers, starting in the first episode against Mejía’s pitches, with a runner on the trails and two outs in the inning.
In the fourth episode he returned to punish Mejia with another home run, solitary, without outs in the episode, and finished with three impulses.
For the Twins, Mejia (1-1) claimed the win in seven innings, allowed five hits, two home runs and three runs, gave two passports and struck out three.
The Dominican faced 27 rival batters with 89 pitches, 60 to the strike zone, and put at 4.96 its effectiveness.
In the first game Perez also threw the ball out of the park, but the Twins lost 4-6 against the Royals.
Perez (9) sent the ball to the other side of the fence in the second episode, with a runner ahead, and finished with two RBIs.
His teammate Jorge Bonifacio (4) hit the fourth inning with a runner ahead.
While for the Royals the Dominican closer Kelvin Herrera (9) worked an episode, walked on and fanned two hitters that allowed him to stay with the rescue.
Venezuelan starter Eduardo Rodriguez threw eight innings and the Boston Red Sox won 12-3 over the Oakland Athletics.
Rodriguez (3-1) hit six hits, home run, three runs, gave base and struck out eight, pitched 31 batters with 98 innings, 70 perfect and 3.10 his effectiveness.
Mexican starter Marco Estrada pitched seven and two-thirds, fanned to 12, and won with the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 over the Baltimore Orioles.
Estrada (3-2) allowed five hits, home run and run, gave a base, made 115 shipments, 78 perfect, against 29 enemies, and put his effectiveness at 3.30.
His compatriot Roberto Osuna (6) was pointed out the rescue in work of an entrance, accepting two hits.
Dominican starter Danny Salazar threw five 2/3 innings and claimed the Cleveland Indians’ 8-6 win over the Houston Astros.
Salazar (3-4) allowed four hits, two homers and three runs in front of 23 batters, made 105 shots, 57 strikeouts and dropped his 5.55.
Brazilian Yan Gomes (3) had a two-run homer off Joe Musgrove, who had two outs in his personal account.
While the latin bat was also present with the Astros, after the Puerto Rican Carlos Beltrán (4) designated it, alone; Second baseman Jose Altuve (7) also connected, with a runner on the road, and his compatriot the first baseman Marwin Gonzalez (10) disappeared in the ninth with a runner.
“I’m not going to be able to do that,” said Nelson Cruz.
Cruz (11) threw the ball out of the field in the seventh inning, with no people on the way.