The gardener Juan Soto of the Washington Nationals shot two home runs against the Cincinnati Reds, getting closer to their second batting title on the MLB.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Trea Turner was 3-for-4 in their game Thursday, but Soto was not far behind, hitting 2 home runs with a single to raise his AVG. to 325, four points more than Turner, who is his competition along with Bryce Harper in the race for the batting title in the National League.
Juan Soto In his first turn he singled off Luis Castillo, then he got a base on the ball and in his third turn he hit a home run through left field, that was not enough, in the next turn he had no mercy against a straight outside Luis Cessa, who saw her fall through the same garden.
In the blink of an eye, shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. of the San Diego Padres and outfielder Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals have competition for the MVP of the National League, his name is Juan Soto who arrived a little late to the dinner but came to eat.
There is a fairly short number of 22 year old players with multiple 3 hit games, they are:
Ted Williams: 54
Juan Soto: 50
Mel Ott: 47
Most games with at least one walk and at least one home run:
- Mel Ott: 55
- Eddie Mathews: 45
- Ted Williams: 44
- Juan Soto: 42
- Jimmie Foxx: 41
Of Soto’s 29 home runs in this 2021 MLB season, no more than five have been for right field, the rest are for center and left field, his opposite band where he is usually more dangerous.
Juan Soto he’s hitting 325. with 29 homers, 92 RBIs, 131 walks (MLB Leader). All this includes a not very good start to the season, but he said it previously through a live with Yancen Pujols, “It’s not how you start, but how you end.”
In the second half, no one has hit like Soto in the majors, he’s hitting 381 with 77 hits and 73 BB in 279 appearances. THE OBP close to .600.