the dominican Gary Sanchez hit what was his first home run of the regular season, and in a San Diego uniform Parents in just his second game in this new stage of his major league career.
Through the second game of the series between the Miami Marlins and Parents San Diego’s Sanchez was exhausting his first at-bat of the night against pitchers Braxton Garrett, who dangled a cutter to 87 miles with the count at 2-2.
The “Kraken” now with San Diego deposited it at 406 feet with an exit velocity of 106 miles per hour from its pole towards the left field of LoanDepot Park. The score was 1-0 in favor of those from California as visitors in Miami. Without a doubt his best connection playing at the highest level this 2023.
GARY’S 1ST HR AS A PADRE pic.twitter.com/CMbYCNWrik
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It’s just these kinds of power connections that the Padres need, and it’s one of the reasons they hired him, plus they believe he can do a better job than Aaron Nola and Brett Suvillan behind the plate thanks to his seniority. despite his dismal defensive record in the majors.
Regardless of the last three bad seasons he’s had, the 30-year-old Sánchez is coming off hitting 16 home runs in 2022 and is still considered a power hitter. The teams that have given him opportunities this year have always done so with the intention of seeing an offensive awakening from him.
It’s already two hits in six at-bats including this extra base hit by the native of Santo Domingo, registering his first home run in the Major Leagues since October 5 with the Minnesota Twins against the Chicago White Sox.