Monday, March 4, 2024

Cuban Yasiel Puig of the Venezuelan Baseball League

The Cuban baseball player Yasiel Puig former player of Major League Baseball (MLB), maintains an outstanding performance with Guaira sharks equipment belonging to Venezuelan Baseball League.

Puig, known as “Caballo Loco”, presents .476 average in 11 games con 20 hits, five doubles, a triple, three home runs. He also has nine RBIs and an on-base average of 1,408, according to sports journalist Francys Romero on his Facebook profile.

In his team’s most recent match against Eagles of Zulia Last Friday, the native of Cienfuegos went 4-for-5 with two RBI, to contribute to the Tiburones’ 11-4 victory at the Universitario de Caracas stadium.

The player, who shined in the uniform of Los Angeles Dodgers in the MLB from 2013 to 2018, he arrived in the Venezuelan League, after starring in a few months of romance in Dominican and Mexican baseball.

In August this year the general manager of Eastern Stars In the professional league of the Dominican Republic (Lidom), Manny García, announced the arrival of the outfielder in the ranks of the team.

A publication that appeared on the team’s social networks even reported Puig’s gratitude. “Thank you to the Eastern Stars organization for giving me the opportunity to play the best baseball in the Caribbean this winter. Mentally, physically and spiritually I am here to help raise your name, along with my teammates ,” he wrote.

In his invasion through Lidom Puig has played in 18 games and has a hitting percentage of .250, according to sports media ESPN.

However, before reaching the midpoint of the regular season 2023-24 season, the player’s representative, Lisette Notebook announced that the star outfielder will leave Dominican winter ball to head to Mexico, where he will play in the Orange trees in Hermosillo.

Despite the announcement, “Caballo Loco” will not see action in the Mexican Pacific League, because the Águilas de Mexicali are not satisfied with the arrival of the Cuban in Hermosillo.

Puig was selected by the Mexicali team in draft of foreigners from 2021, that is, the player’s rights belong to them, Mexican sports media indicated AlBat.

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