Santander collects three multi-home run games in 2022

The Venezuelan Anthony Santander, figure of the Baltimore Orioleshit a pair of home runs on Monday night to collect three multi-homer games in the current 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) campaign.

In the top of the sixth inning, the margariteño began his display of power by punishing a fastball from Kaleb Ort, reliever of the already eliminated Boston Red Sox, to get the ball to right field.

In accordance with Baseball Savantthe “Agua Blanca” connection, which for the first time reached 30 “homers” in an MLB campaign, registered an exit speed of 105.5 miles per hour and traveled 403 feet.

Not satisfied with that, Santander took the ball out again an inning later to score his third game with two or more home runs, the second this September.

With his two homers, the designated hitter also equaled Eugenio Suárez in the home run lead among Venezuelans in the “Big Show”.

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In addition, he passed Omar Vizquel, a Venezuelan baseball legend, in the historical list of Venezuelans with the most home runs in the MLB.

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On this day, Santander went 6-2, with two runs scored and three RBIs to reach 85 and become the top driver of runs among Creole players this season.

The ranger is registering his best campaign in the MLB, a scenario that leaves him in a good position to be worthy of the Luis Aparicio Award.

For his part, Rougned Odor also contributed offensively in this game by adding his fourth RBI game.

The Orioles managed to prevail (14 to 8) to the Red Sox to keep the hope alive of reaching the third position of the American League wild cards.

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