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Keibert Ruiz dispatched his third home run

The Venezuelan catcher also brought out his quality behind the plate.

The Venezuelan Keibert Ruiz, of the Washington nationals, hit his third home run of the 2022 Major League Baseball (MLB) season this Friday night.

In the bottom of the sixth, Ruiz took advantage of a broken delivery by Miami Marlins reliever Dylan Floro, who stayed high to get the ball out of the park.

According to Baseball Savant, the Venezuelan's connection, with a runner at second base, posted an exit speed of 99.8 miles per hour and traveled 396 feet.

With this hit from four corners, number seven of his career, the Valencian cut his team's disadvantage by reaching 19 RBIs in 2022.

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In addition to his offense, Keibert Ruiz stood out in this game thanks to his powerful arm, after retiring a runner at first.

Despite the good performance of the Venezuelan, the Marlins stayed with the commitment (6 to 3) to put their record at 35-40 and extend their winning streak to two games.

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