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This Tuesday, the Mexican isaac walls lived a truly magical night, after destroying the New York Yankees for the second consecutive game. Although, this time with three homers to guide the victory of Tampa Bay Rays five runs for four.
In yesterday’s clash, the Aztec took away the no hit no run from Gerrit Cole in the eighth episode. Now, the young baseball player was the spark plug, unloading all his power before the New York pitchers’ pitchers and in front of thousands of fans who gathered at the Tropicana Field.
Paredes, covered the four bases for the first time in the first inning, later he repeated the dose to the Cuban Nestor Cortesbut this time in the lower part of the third episode and finally, he had the final blow against the New York relief.
But the three homers were not the only positive thing, but Paredes became the fifth player born in Mexico with three home runs in a game. On the other hand, the Mexican joined Christian Villanueva, Erubiel Durazo, Vinny Castilla and Beto Ávila.
In addition, he also became the sixth player to dispatch three balls with the uniform of Tampa Bay Rays and the third that achieves it facing a team as historic as the New York Yankees.
Finally, Paredes is the only player to get a ball in the first five episodes and what better way to do it than against the best team of the season and at only 23 years old in a season where he has become a key player. In the organization.
Gerrit Cole pitched no-hitter to the 8th inning and struck out 12 in the Yankees’ 50th win of the season [Video]