The triple is known as the hardest hit in the baseball world. It is necessary to hit the board without hitting the enemies, and slide the ball to the end corner of the pitch. Also, the batter has to have good leg speed to land safely in the third before he gets to the outside shot. This series of requirements makes this connection the rarest in the game. The Venezuelan David Peralta has become one of the best exponents of the triple in the majors, since he is a great line hitter, sticking to the bases and using it, gaining a few vital seconds in an attempt to overcome the third cushion.
In his nine seasons in the majors, the now Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder has a record 47 triples on his resume, giving him an average of 5.2 three-base hits per season. In 2015, he led the National League in that division by recording 10 hits of that style.
The Venezuelan who reached third base with one hit more times is the immortal Luis Aparicio, who hit 92 triples in 18 seasons in the best baseball in the world, with an average of 5.1, one point lower than Peralta.
Predicting the moment in which the native patrolman of the Dodgers is another three-base hit is very difficult, but he is doing it at the moment, he will equal David Conception in the tenth box in this statistic among Venezuelans who have made a life in the Major leagues. . Suspension The Cincinnati Reds shortstop has achieved that number in hits 19 times, 10 more than the California team’s pitcher.
If Peralta manages to combine the five triples that he averages during the year, he would reach 52 and climb to eighth place in the Creole historical teams and behind Elvis Andrum with 50 (still active) and Carlos Guillen with 51. Omar Infante. 53 and was also shot out of the outfielder who represented Venezuela in the 2023 World Baseball Classic…