By Sebastian Gomez
On the afternoon of this Friday, September 22, the team of St. Louis Cardinals made official the incorporation of the second baseman into its ranks, Irving Lopez Garciaa 28-year-old player born in Hermosillo, Sonora, who after having played five years in the branches (belonging to the Minor Leagues) of the team that recently promoted him, finally received the dream opportunity and could become Mexican number 147 to debut within the Major League Baseball.
According to the statement issued on the social networks of the same institution: “The infielder Irving López has been selected from Memphis (Redbirds). She will wear uniform #55 and will be able to make his MLB debut with his first appearance”. In addition, of course, also announcing the rest of the movements made by the team to face the end of the campaign.
Con mastery of second and third baseas well as short fieldcould become this same night (7:40 p.m. Central Mexico City) before the San Diego Padresthe second national player to debut this year in the Maximum Circuit world baseballthe other was Caesar Salazarcatcher who saw action for the first time in the MLB with the Houston Astros last April 2.
His passage through Orange trees of Hermosillo, los Springfield Cardinals and the Memphis Redbirds, Besides 37 home runs that he recorded in his five-year career through Minor League Baseball (MiLB), they classify him as a player with enough experience and knowledge of the American diamond to make the big leap and demonstrate your talent during this new stage. !! Congratulations!!
It is worth mentioning that López arrives at St. Louis Cardinals after connecting nine home runs and drove in 53 runs during his last and now unfinished participation with the Memphis Redbirds.
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