Michael Pérez became the second Puerto Rican on Thursday night to hit three home runs in a game with the uniform of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
After his great display of power against the Milwaukee Brewers, the Puerto Rican emulated his compatriot Roberto Clemente, who, according to MLB Puerto Rico, did so twice.
The native of Bayamón, Puerto Rico, punished the Milwaukee pitchers in the fourth, sixth and eighth innings.
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With his third four-corner hit of the night, in addition to achieving a feat, Michael Pérez created the run that represented the victory for the Pirates.
⚫ 𝐇𝐀𝐂𝐈𝐄𝐍𝐃𝐎 𝐇𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐎𝐑𝐈𝐀! 🟡– The Pirates (@piratasbeisbol) July 1th, 2022
We are the first team in the history of @The majors that has three different players with a THREE HR game in the same month.
Jack Suwinsky | Bryan Reynolds | Michael Perez pic.twitter.com/vn2SydBE5b
In a historic day, the Puerto Rican catcher went 4-4 and drove in five of his team's eight lines.
Despite their negative record (31-45), the Pirates managed to beat the difficult líderHe is from the Central Division of the National League.