The Cuban man Aroldis Chapman erected an important game for Texas Rangers in their aspirations to access the 2023 MLB playoffs.
The Texas Rangers team achieved their second victory in the series against Toronto Blue Jays and the fourth in a row to return to the qualifying positions for the playoffs in 2023 time on Big leagues. Ads
In the game on Tuesday, September 12, Cuban will be the star, after completing an inning of work during his team’s 80th victory of the current season in Big Tent.
Chapman, native of Holguín, Cuba, replaced his teammate Chris Stratton in the ninth inning and found a 6×2 score in his team’s favor. In that chapter of the performance he retired two batters with strikes, went over 100 mph and allowed one earned run.
Aroldis Chapman in the Major Leagues
Aroldis Chapman, the seventh pitcher with the most strikeouts among Cubans who have gone through the MLB, reached 97 in the current season and 1,142 in his 14 years of experience as a pitcher in the best baseball on the planet. In this way, it is equivalent Francisco Rodríguez in position 424 in the historical list of Big leagues.
Likewise, the Antillean allowed his fifth full-round hit of the championship, making it the third-highest number of his career. Chapman allowed nine home runs in 2021 with New York Yankees and seven in 2013 with Cincinnati Reds.