Latinos of the Week LA: Hanley in step of the best campaign of his career


In 13 seasons throughout his career, the Dominican Hanley Ramírez he has only surpassed 30 home runs and 100 runs batted in twice. At 34 years of age and a body plagued by injuries, Hanley has had a start to the campaign that puts him in step for the best season of his life. If you want to receive the best information of the sports world, download the App now. » And his offensive has been key in the way in which Boston Red Sox The season has begun, because Ramírez has been the big man who appears at crucial moments, when it is most needed. In the week of Sunday 8 to Saturday, April 14, Hanley fired seven rockets in 14 turns, for an average of .500, with six runs scored and nine RBIs. As extrabases he added a double and pair of homers, for a slugging average of 1,000. Your teammate, the Cuban-American J.D. Martinez , also gave in the face to the ball, when linking eight hits in 26 times, for average of .308, with three scored and nine trailers. As extrabases he scored two biangular and equal number of homers, for a slugging of .615. “Machine” Albert Pujols he continues to mock the passage of time and has put his foot on the accelerator to reach 3,000 hits in his career. Pujols, from Angels of Los Angeles , went from 33-10 (.303), with four runs scored and six driven, Half of his hits were extra-base hits, three doubles and two homers, for .576 slugging. After five seasons in the majors, the Puerto Rican has not managed to stabilize the performance expected of him, however, by streaks shows signs of that potential that makes him a different player. The Dominican, who has already surpassed the 600 home runs, is now at 12 hits of the three thousand and 73 of the two thousand. And outstanding was also the quisqueyano Jean Segura , shortstop of the Seattle Mariners . Segura went 22-7 (.318), with five runs and five RBIs, a double, a triple, a home run and slugging of .591. Cold Cold The Dominican Edwin Encarnación He had a week to forget. Incarnation, designated hitter and first baseman Cleveland Indians , just hit an unstoppable in 21 turns, for an anemic average of .048, with nine fans. If it’s about punches, the Cuban Yoan Moncada It is a fanning machine. Considered the player-franchise of the future of the White Sox of Chicago Moncada only hit three hits 19 times (.158) and struck out 12 of them. Now he has 24 chocolates in 49 shifts and many are beginning to question whether he will one day be the star they augured when he arrived in the United States. And after being the best Latino in the American League last week, the Dominican Miguel Sanó , of the Minnesota Twins , it cooled completely. Sano fired two hits in 13 at-bats (.154) and struck out nine times. For this selection statistics were taken from Sunday 8 to Saturday 14 April.


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