And they still doubt J.D. Martínez?

And they still doubt J.D. Martínez?

No matter how World Series champions they may be, the Houston Astros must be lamenting that they did not have enough light to keep the J.D. Martinez. After all, he was a player chosen in the twentieth round of the 2009 amateur draft and could not imagine that with time and a lot of work he would become the best hitter in all of baseball. Martinez, signed as a free agent in the Winter for the Red Sox of Boston, is today the man that no pitcher would like to face, because his enormous power a capacity to produce at the right time. And to think that the Red Sox gave him long negotiations with the Cuban-American, who saw how the beginning of spring training was approaching and he still had no contract. Until now, JD Martinez has fully justified every cent of the 110 million dollars for which he agreed with Boston. Getty ImagesHe has so far justified every cent of the 110 million dollars for which he agreed with Boston and has been one of the transcendental pillars for the team to be playing the best season of its history. In the week of Sunday 5 to Saturday August 11, JD, whose initials seem to mean "Jonron Diario", was a devastating force against the pitching rival and undoubtedly the best Latino in the American League. In 28 innings he fired 12 rockets, for average of .429, with seven races scored and 13 driven. As extrabases dispatched three doubles and four homers, for a slugging of .964. With these numbers reached 37 homers and 104 RBIs, absolute leader in both departments in the majors. In addition, adds 143 hits, pointer in the young circuit, while second in average, with .332, only surpassed by his teammate Mookie Betts (.351). If you want to receive the best information of the sports world, download the App now.
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And there is still someone who doubts him and places Mike Trout as the main candidate for the Most Valuable Player of the American League! And if J.D. It makes merits for the MVP, the Dominican Miguel Andújar, of the New York Yankees, takes off in the race for the Rookie of the Year. The third baseman of the Yankees won the position in the spring training and by force of batons is demonstrating that he did well the team to resist the temptation to acquire also Manque Machado, which would have displaced the ownership. In the last seven days, Andújar hit ten hits in 29 opportunities, for an average of .345, with seven runs and the same number pushed. Between his hits added a double and three homers, for a slugging of .690. Another mentioned in the conversation of the MVP is the Puerto Rican shortstop Francisco Lindor, of the Cleveland Indians. The smiling Lindor was 31- 11 (.355) in the last seven days, with five runs and seven trailers. As extra-base hit four biangular and pair of home runs, for a .677 slugging. Dominican veteran Nelson Cruz He continues to show that at 38 he still has a lot of baseball left to play. The Seattle Mariners designated hitter fired ten rockets in 29 times, for a .345 average, with three runs scored and eight RBIs. His extrabases were two doubles and two home runs. and his slugging in the last seven days was .621. And the Venezuelan Rougned Odor, of the Texas Rangers, has been on fire for several weeks. This time he went 32-10 (.313), with eight runs scored. and six RBIs, three doubles, a triple and a homer, with slugging of .563. Cold, cold The Cuban Yuli Gurriel, of the Astros, had a poor offensive week, with just two hits in 21 turns (.095) and three fannings Speaking of strikeouts, his compatriot Yoan Moncada, of the White Sox of Chicago, continues to swallow both hands and now his projection to the negative record in one season is even greater. Moncada shot only three hits 22 times (.136) and fanned in half of them, enca It's undermined by 230 strikeouts in the season, seven more than Mark Reynolds' record (223). And Felix Hernandez's career has definitely gone into a tailspin. When he was once known as King Felix, he lost his crown and After an opening this week in which he was punished with eight hits and 11 runs, seven of them clean, in six episodes, he even lost his place in the Mariners' rotation. For this selection, statistics were taken from Sunday 5 to Sunday. Saturday, August 11
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