The name of Leonardo Reginatto has already become popular in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League, since not only is it uncommon for a player born in Brazil (the land of soccer) to dedicate himself to playing baseball, but the native of Curitiba has participated in an outstanding way with different teams during the last four seasons in the creole ball.
Reginatto, during the 2021-2022 regular season, formed together with Cade Gotta, Alejandro De Aza and Nellie Rodríguez a quartet of imported luxury in the lineup of the Navegantes del Magallanes, at the time of punishing the opposing pitchers, one of the key factors for the Turkish ship to arrive in first place in the knockout round and start the Round Robin with two wins.
In last Monday’s match against the Caribes de Anzoátegui, the second baseman was the most outstanding player in the attack, shooting a three-run homer in the first inning against the Caribes starter, Rafael Pineda; in addition to that, he brought another line to the plate with a sacrifice fly in the second inning to extend the score 6-0 in favor of his team at that time.
Reginatto remains optimistic in relation to the possibilities of his team to access the final instance, and in that sense he declared at the end of the meeting that “this year we are more complete. So much the pitching, the defense and the opportune hitting has been combined ”.
He also expressed that the team is playing 100% taking into account the quality of rivals they have to overcome to reach the championship and participate in the Caribbean Series.
Regarding his performance both in the regular round and so far in Round Robin, Reginatto said that “now I’m with a more aggressive attitude at the plate and that’s why I’m hitting better hits.