New York Mets and Atlanta Braves are locked in a tough fight for the National League East Pennant. However, in this final stretch of the season, the Queens team has an extra incentive to close this 2022 with a flourish. We refer to Eduardo Escobar.
After an intermittent month of August, either due to the injuries that afflicted him, in addition to the poor performance with the wood, which only allowed him to show an average of .177 in 14 games, Eduardo Escobar woke up in September, with the purpose of serve as an important piece for the metropolitans in this final stretch.
On Sunday afternoon, Escobar again showed his quality as a hitter against the Oakland Athletics, having his sixth game of three or more hits of the season, going 5-for-3 with a double and two RBIs.
a dangerous bat
At one point, the player from Aragón alternated with fellow Venezuelan Luis Gillorme due to his poor performance with the bat. Now, in this month of September, Escobar has been different and proof of this is the .329 (85-28) combined average with 7 home runs and 19 RBIs.
His 19 homers in the contest speak to the opportune hitting he has given the Mets.