After spending five years in the minor leagues, the Mexican Esteban ‘Pony’ Quiroz had his first call at Greater with the Chicago Cubs.
Quiroz had its premiere at Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Cubs during his squad’s 3-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies.
Thus, Quiroz became the 145th Mexican by birth to play in the Big leagues.
Furthermore, with the debut of Pony equaled the record for players born in Mexico taking part in a season in the MLB with 24, imposed in the 2003 season.
Nevertheless, Quiroz he was struck out in his only at-bat; while the other Mexican, also from the Cubs, alfonso rivas he went 2-for-3 during the game.
Unfortunately for Quiroz and the Cubs, Charlie Blackmon hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer during a two-run ninth-inning drive for the win for the Rockies.
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