Wander Encarnacion: Rising Star of Spanish Baseball and 2023 European Champion

Wander Encarnacion, 2023 European champion with Spain

© Wbsceurope (Lenka Brožová)

The Spaniard Wander Encarnacion, Most Valuable Player at the recent European Championships in the Czech Republic and won by the Iberian national team, will play in Parma in the next competitive season with the status of community athlete.

During the continental review, Encarnacion was decisive in the batter’s box both in the semi-final win against the Netherlands (a significant 3 for 3 for him) and in the final against Great Britain in which he hit a 2-run home run. Final batting average.550 and 11 runs batted in.

Wander Encarnacion

Encarnacion, who turns 24 on January 25, confirmed that he had been contacted by other club teams but chose Parma to continue his activity. “We had been following him for two years – explains Marco Campanini, team manager of Parma Clima -. He is a young third baseman born in the Dominican Republic but has lived in Barcelona for years. He is a product of Spanish baseball who in just two seasons has conquered the role of third base in the Tenerife Marlins and in the Iberian national team thanks to clearly improving performances. For our part, there is satisfaction with the agreement with a player destined to establish himself as one of the best products in continental baseball.”

Born on January 25, 2000, he graduated from the Eugeni d’Ors institute in Barcelona. He made his debut in the Spanish Liga de Honor in the 2022 season with the Tenerife team and immediately stood out with high-level numbers. For him 9 home runs, a slugging average of .941 and an average of .535.

In the 2023 season he took part in the Federation Cup with the Marlins and repeated his success in the Spanish top league with a batting average of .433 and ten home runs to his name. At the end of the season he was called up by the Spanish national team which regained a European title that had been missing since 1955.

2023-11-19 23:15:28
#Encarnacion #king #European #Championship #Parma #Baseball.it


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *