Ildemaro Vargas has become an elite baseball player for the Venezuelan League of Professional Baseball, during the last years of action.
Seeing him every day on the field is getting infected with the good baseball he has shown with the Cardenales de Lara; the same one that led him to consolidate himself in the Washington Nationals team during the 2022 MLB season.
His arrival at the twilight group was a balm for the bad moment that those directed by Carlos Mendoza went through; However, in a matter of days, now the Caripito and his boys settled in the first box of the standings and, yesterday morning they became the first team to reach 20 victories in this 2022 season -2023.
Vargas' hitting has been the order of the day; he to the point of leading this Cardinals team with 11 doubles and above all, maintaining an average over .350 points.
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"There is a lot to learn from him," said Jermaine Palacios, precisely Ildemaro's pair of double plays in this Larense conjuto.
His four hits on Wednesday night at the Universitario stadium was just a sample of what he is called to do for this team that has given him great satisfaction.
Against the Lions, the Venezuelan went 6-4 with a pair of stolen bases and with this extended his string of games to 13 connecting at least one hit, showing that he is living one of the best moments with the wood in the current season.
Being among the finalists for the Most Valuable Player award in the 2021-22 season was not a coincidence for Ildemaro Vargas.
That ability to crash the ball has become a constant for the big league; to the point of connecting in six of the last 10 games, two or more undisputed.
His hit mark in a LVBP campaign is 66 in 2015; However, everything indicates that he will be able to exceed that figure.