The Dominican slugger Albert Pujols continues to harvest brands, this time he did it by hitting a double, which allows him to ascend to tenth place in the list of all times in that section in the Major Leagues and became the most prominent Latin American baseball player in the league. working day.
His compatriot Rafael Devers also stood out with the slug when hitting a grand slam, while from the mound, the veterans, the Venezuelan Felix Hernandez, and the Dominican Bartolo Colon, made use of their experience and class when launching the winning ball.
Pujols hit a double-tug crowned five-runner in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels won 2-6 at the Baltimore Orioles.
The slugger from Peru hit his 632 number for life, tying his compatriot David Ortiz in tenth place on the all-time list in that statistical section.
The next mark that could tie Pujols is the one that owns Honus Wagner, ninth in the list of all time, with 643. The leader is Tris Speaker, who reached the 792 doubles.
Devers hit perfect, including grand slam, and the Boston Red Sox whitewashed at home with a 0-11 thrashing of the New York Yankees.
The young Dominican slugger, who already has 14 homers so far this season, traveled five times to the batter’s box and at five he made contact, including the shot that hit when the bases were occupied.
Devers, who finished with four RBIs, sent the ball to the street in the first, to overcome the pitches made by the starter Sonny Gray, who had taken two “outs”.
The Venezuelan catcher Sandy Leon (4) hit homer in the seventh with a runner over the Mexican relay Giovanny Gallegos.
Hernandez worked five innings and led the Seattle Mariners triumph 6-4 over the Kansas City Royals.
To prove the victory, Hernandez (8-6) pitched five innings, allowed six hits, home runs and three runs, gave a base and struck out five batters.
Hernandez faced 22 batters with 81 pitches, 55 strike and left at 5.11 his ERA.
Puerto Rican closer Edwin Diaz (31) scored the ransom in a perfect episode.
Colón, 45, worked five innings and led the Texas Rangers to a 13-4 win over the Chicago White Sox in a duel of losing teams in the American League.
The Dominican right starter, who put his mark at 5-5, worked five innings, accepted seven hits, home runs and three runs on the way to victory.
Colon, who is the most veteran player in the Big Libas, left in 4.76 its effectiveness after facing 24 batters with 79 pitches, 56 perfect.
For the White Sox, the Venezuelan Ranger Avisail Garcia (4) blew the whistle in the seventh, alone, with two outs.
His compatriot, Germán Márquez, pitched two hits in eight innings and the Colorado Rockies defeated at home 1-3 to the Los Angeles Dodgers, in a duel of teams of the National League West Division.
Márquez (6-8) retired the first 15 batters before Puerto Rican shortstop Enrique Hernández (14) homered in the sixth.
The right-hander struck out nine rival batters and did not walk after starting the day with a 5.53 ERA, third worst among the Old Circuit starters, and improved to 5.14 with the victory.
Puerto Rican shortstop Francisco Lindor homered for the Cleveland Indians, who lost 2-7 to the Oakland Athletics.
Lindor (20), turned the fence in the fourth inning with solo bambinozo against the pitches of the starter of the Athletics, Edwin Jackson, and third baseman Jose Ramirez (24) also punished him with solitary homer.
Venezuelan Ranger Odubel Herrera hit a home run in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals.
Herrera (14) connected in the third against the pitching of starter Jeremy Hellickson, without runners ahead.
From the mound, the Mexican reliever Víctor Arano (1-0) won in two episodes by allowing unstoppable and striking out one. Arano faced seven with 23 17 strike shipments, and put 2.57 on his ERA.
Venezuelan Ranger Ronald Acuna threw the ball out of the field and the Atlanta Braves won 4-11 at home to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Acuna (6) blew the whip in the second, with a runner, to overcome the work of opener Luke Weaver.
For the Cardinals, first baseman Jose Martinez (13) sent the ball to the street in the ninth, alone.
His compatriot, Venezuelan wide receiver Wilson Ramos drove in four in the first two innings against starter Justin Verlander and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Houston Astros 5-2.
Ramos made three trips to the box, hit twice, in the first he connected a double tug of two races, and in the second he hit a single with which he pushed two more touchdowns.
Puerto Rican Ranger Eddie Rosario homered for the Minnesota Twins, who lost 9-14 to the Chicago Cubs in an interleague game.
Rosario (18) sent the ball to the street in the fifth, with a runner against starter Tyler Chatwood, with two outs.
Venezuelan starter Pablo Lopez got his first win by pitching six innings and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-2 and beat them in the Eastern Division of the National League.
Lopez (1-0) worked six innings, allowed six hits, two homers and two runs, walked one and fanned five batters.
The Venezuelan faced 25 batters with 97 pitches, 71 strike and left at 3.00 ERA.