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Luis Rengifo showed power in Angels victory

The Venezuelan infielder hit his fourth home run of the year

Luis Rengifo was one of those who had the honor of putting on the Samurai helmet on Wednesday, as he hit his fourth home run of the season and second in three games, to contribute to the Los Angeles Angels win 6-2 over Chicago Cubs at Angel Stadium.

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Mike Trout opened the scoring in the fourth inning with a home run drive, but the joy did not last long, as Trey Mancini hit a two-run home run to turn the score around.

Subsequently, the Venezuelan's shot came before Jameson Taillon's shipments, equalizing the actions to two lines in the bottom of the fifth episode and meaning that the fifth shot of his career to tie the game. The ball left its crossbar at 107mph and traveled a distance of 427ft all the way to center field.

An inning later, the native of Naguanagua had another turn at bat; this time against Mark Leiter Jr. and with a runner in scoring position, who did not hesitate to bring to the plate with a single to right, to put his team ahead 3-2. It was the third time in the season that he had hit unstoppable to put his team ahead and the number 24 in his career.

The Angels scored three more in that sixth inning, the product of Mickey Moniak's double that sent three teammates to the rubber; including Venezuelan Rengifo.

However, Moniak went 3-1, with three RBIs, a walk and a strikeout, Luis Rengifo went 4-2 with a pair of runs scored and hits. Meanwhile, Brandon Drury doubled in four at-bats with runs scored, and Mike Trout went 4-for-1, with a stomp and one brought to the plate.

Tremendous start of the month

After the first two months to be forgotten, with May even hitting below .200, Luis Rengifo has experienced an excellent start to the month of June, recording a .438 average for now (16-for-7) with three extra-base hits, seven runs scored, three trailers and a stolen base. His other percentages are: .438 OBP, .875 slugging percentage and 1.313 OPS.

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