Speed and good defense are the Venezuelan's presentation cards Orlando Arcia. But there is also some power and this Tuesday he showed it in the commitment in the Braves 13-1 blowout of the Phillies.
The Venezuelan infielder bounced the ball in the fifth inning, before shipments from right-hander Corey Knebel, to add a couple of runs to the Braves' account (8-1).
The connection, which came between center field and left field, was his sixth homer of the 2022 campaign. The 50th for his life in MLB.
Orlando Arcia then became the 59th Venezuelan to complete half a hundred homers in the Big Show.
Just a few home runs are expected by the brands of:
- Omar Narvaez (51)
- Alberto Callaspo (52)
- Alfonso «Chico» Carrasquel (55)
- Yorvit Torrealba and Renato Nuñez (56)
Marcell Ozuna (19) also kicked her out for the Braves on Tuesday, and Eddie Rosario stood out due to extra-base hits.
The victory went to Spencer Strider (6-3) and the setback to Nick Nelson (3-2)