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From Sincelejo to San Diego: Jorge Alfaro hit his sixth home run of the season in the MLB

On the night of Wednesday, June 22, the player from Sucre hit his sixth home run of the season with the Californian franchise / (Twitter: @LosPadres)

Around 3:10 pm (Colombian time) on Wednesday, June 22, San Diego Padres received the Arizona Diamondbacks at the Petco Park stadium as part of the date 71 of the 2022 season of the Major League Baseball (MLB).

without major complications, San Diego started out winning 6-0 in the top of the second inning. despite Alek Thomas’ brilliant home run for Arizona in the third inning:

However, Jurickson Profar had four hits, drove in a couple of runs and scored twice as San Diego beat the Diamondbacks 10-4.

Jorge Alfaro had singled in the 10th inning of Tuesday’s game, giving San Diego a 3-2 victory. This time, the Colombian hit a solo home run in the sixth as the Padres swept the three-game series.

The Sucre native hit his sixth home run of the season in the sixth inning of the game against reliever Caleb Smith. His 430-foot home run he connected it without men on base, so this action and meant the ninth favorable run for the host team who started with rhythm getting four runs in the first inning as follows:

For the Parents, Colombian Alfaro had five at-bats and connected hits in 2 opportunities, thus leaving a balance of one scored and another produced.

For his part, the Venezuelan rookie José Azocar was one home run away from hitting for the cycle, in what was the first game with three hits in his career. Azocar – also with five at-bats – drove in two runs.

Dominican baseball player Manny Machado (San Diego Padres star figure) missed his third game in a row with a sprained left ankle. In the same way, San Diego coach Bob Melvin returned to coaching after missing 11 games in compliance with covid-19 protocols in the United States.

Throughout the game, Alfaro struck out twice and his offensive average was .289.. The player from sinceleja, who usually plays as a catcher, he was used as a designated hitter for the Californian franchise and completed 18 runs scored, 18 RBIs and 37 hits so far in the campaign.

This was celebrated by the official Spanish Twitter account of Alfaro’s team, after the news that he converted his sixth home run of the year:

From Sincelejo, Colombia to San Diego, California! @_JorgeAlfaro11’s 430 foot HOMEMATCH was his 6th of the season! #TimeToShine

Jorge Alfaro’s Home Run Celebration with the San Diego Padres / (Twitter: @LosPadres)

the barranquilla Nabil Crismatt Abuchaibeteammate of Jorge Alfaro, had no action in this game, which sealed the Californians’ dominance after on Tuesday, June 21, they defeated the Phoenix ninth 3-2 as follows:

With 44 wins and 27 losses, the San Diego Padres rank second in the National League West Division. At this time they are surpassed by Los Angeles Dodgerswho have so far 43 wins and 25 losses. The chances are high that San Diego will qualify for the postseason again in the American West with the following records of the Major League regular season:

About 8:40 pm Colombian time this Thursday, June 23, San Diego Padres will receive Philadephia Pillies within the framework of date 72 of the MLB 2022.

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