In the top of the fourth inning, “Willy” punished a broken delivery by Luis Cessa, Mexican starter for the Cincinnati Reds, to send the ball all over center field.
In accordance with Baseball Savantthe Creole’s connection posted an exit speed of 104.4 miles per hour and traveled 408 feet at Great American Ball Park, considered a hitter’s paradise.
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) October 4, 2022
The hit from four corners represented the unstoppable 100 of the harvest for the Carabobeño catcher. Also the second-best home run mark, behind only the 24 he hit in 2019.
Willson Contreras collects 117 homers in the MLB and ranks 27th in the top Venezuelan home run hits in the “Big Show.”
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On this day, the Venezuelan mask went 4-2 and drove in a run to reach 55 RBIs in the harvest.
Despite the “slap” of the “Willy”, the Cubs ended up losing (3 to 2) against the Reds.
The older brother of the Contreras, who said goodbye to Cubs fans on multiple occasions, will be an agent after the 2022 MLB campaign.