MLB: Mexican Alex Verdugo is the new player of the New York Yankees

New York Yankees acquired as a result of change Boston Red Sox Mexican gardener Alex VerdugoThis was reported on Tuesday by the official portal

For Verdugo’s services, the New Yorkers gave the Boston team their right-handed pitchers. Richard Fitts, Greg Weissert and Nicholas Giudice.

Verdugo, who was the main figure acquired by the Red Sox in the deal that led to Mookie Betts He played four seasons with the Dodgers in Boston, where he earned fans’ appreciation for his dedication on the field.

The Mexican, who hit 57 home runs in his seven-year Major League career, is a left-handed hitter who regularly makes contact, which has allowed him to post batting averages of .281 and .337.

Verdugo played 142 games for the Red Sox last season, hitting .264 with 13 homers, 54 RBIs and 81 runs scored.

Thanks to this unusual change between two franchises that have the greatest rivalry in Major League historyVerdugo will become part of the gardens of the New York complex, where it can be used more regularly in the central forest, thanks to the presence Aaron Judge in the right field.

This is how Verdugo faced New York fans in 2021.

Verdugo’s move comes at a time when the Yankees were considered the favorites to acquire the Dominican in a deal. Juan Soto from the San Diego Padres.

WeissertThe 28-year-old has pitched in the Major Leagues the past two seasons, compiling a 3-0 record with a 4.60 earned run percentage allowed in 17 games as a reliever.

FittsThe 23-year-old, who has yet to make his major league debut, has pitched well in minority circles, posting a 2023 ERA of 3.57 in 27 starts for Double-A Somerset, where he also had an 11-5 record with 163 strikeouts in 152 ,2 innings

judge was selected by the Yankees in the 2023 draft in the eighth round of the Louisiana-Monroe Draft.

(according to information from EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias