Houston (USA), .- The Venezuelan starter Anibal Sanchez had a solid start, achieved his 100th victory as a professional and became the most prominent Latin American player in the professional baseball day of the Major Leagues.
With the baton the Dominican Ranger Teoscar Hernandez contributed two homers and his compatriot Ketel Marte also bounced the ball out of the park again.
Puerto Rican catcher Martin Maldonado was productive in the field, and he played with a tie to celebrate Father’s Day.
Sanchez (3-6), who worked six innings, scored a hundred wins as a professional in the game the Washington Nationals won by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 15-5.
The Venezuelan faced 26 batters with 98 pitches, 62 to the correct zone of the strike and put in 3.84 his average of effectiveness.
Mars (20) returned to send the ball to the street in the first episode against Sanchez, lonely.
One night before, Mars hit two homers, so he adds three in two games.
Hernandez (6), who went 4-2, landed two of the five home runs for the Toronto Blue Jays, who shut out the West Division leaders 12-0, the Houston Astros, and earned their best homer record. so far this season.
The Cuban ranger Lourdes Gurriel (7) also took the ball out of the field in the fifth episode, with a runner ahead.
The Venezuelan shortstop Freddy Galvis (10) homered in the sixth inning, with two runners on the trails.
Maldonado hit three times and drove in pair of runs in the Kansas City Royals 8-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Maldonado hit 3 of 4 and finished with two RBIs and two runs.
The Puerto Rican also became the focus of attention, since on his chest protector he wore a blue tie to honor the parents in his day.
The recipient celebrated Father’s Day with a blue tie, in which he wrote the names of his father, brother, family and close friends, along with the “Happy Father’s Day” at the bottom.
The backing of the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Venezuelan Elias Diaz wore a similar guard with a tie in a game against the Atlanta Braves.
From the mound, the victory was credited by the Puerto Rican relay Jorge López (1-6) in two and a third episodes.
Dominican designated hitter Nelson Cruz (13) hit a four-cornered hit in the seventh inning, with no runners ahead.
His compatriot third baseman Miguel Sanó (7) also connected full back in the fourth inning, also lonely.
Cuban first baseman Jose Abreu homered with the Chicago White Sox, who lost 3-10 against the New York Yankees.
Abreu (17) with a full return drive in the first episode, with no riders in circulation, on pitcher James Paxton’s pitches.
The Venezuelan Ranger Ronald Acuña Jr. sent the ball to the other side of the wall and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 15-1.
Acuña Jr. (16) also sent the ball to the other side of the wall in the seventh inning, crowning a bunch of five, and did it without runners on the trails when responding to the pitches of relay Jerad Eickhoff, with one out in the episode .
Cuban Yasiel Puig also sent the ball into the street in the Cincinnati Reds’ 11-3 victory over the Texas Rangers, avoiding “sweep” in the series of three.
Puig (13) also landed homers in the fourth inning against Peter Fairbanks’s pitches, with a teammate on the road.
Dominican third baseman Rafael Devers hit a four-cornered hit in the 10th inning and scored the Boston Red Sox, which added his fifth straight win when he beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6.
Devers (11) sent the ball to the other side of the wall in the tenth inning, alone against the pitches of the Mychal Givens relay.
Second baseman Marco Hernández (1) connected back in the ninth inning, also against Givens, solitaire, with whom he tied the scoreboard. (EFE)