Padres 0-4 Blue Jays: Mexicans in MLB: Alejandro Kirk hits a home run against San Diego Padres

Padres 0-4 Blue Jays: Mexicans in MLB: Alejandro Kirk hits a home run against San Diego Padres

Alexander Kirk He had a dream in 2022, when he was elected to the All-Star Game as an American League starter by shining with Toronto Blue JaysHowever, 2023 has not been quite the same, but the Mexican catcher wants the end of the season after the ‘Clásico de Meda Temporada’ to bring him back to the elite level of the past to help his team continue in the post-season playoff zone.

The Blue Jays had a chance Thursday afternoon to avoid being swept away at their home, Rogers Center, after they lost two straight games to the… San Diego Padresthe interleague duel has a bit of history.

Kirk was instrumental in achieving that goal, putting up the final nail for the Blue Jays to shutout the Padres and beating them by 4-0 scoreboardWhere they ended the series with a smile on their faces.

How many home runs has Alejandro Kirk got this season?

Born November 6, 1998 in Tijuana, Baja California, he hit his fourth home run of the season after destroying a left-handed pitch. Tom Cosgrove Force connect to bounce the ball around left field on the only ballpark located in Canada in all of Major League Baseball.

In addition to stomping at the plate, he led Kirk in scoring Santiago Espinalwho was running for first base when he was out in the bottom of the eighth inning, giving the locals a four-run lead.

How did Toronto beat San Diego?

Toronto has led since the second half by one run Jordan Lublo which boosted the career of the aforementioned Espinal, also in the seventh round, winner of the last Derby Home Run, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. He hit his 15th homer of the year to make it 2-0 on the scoreboard.

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win corresponds to Chris Bassettwho went 10 wins against 5 losses for the year with a 3.92 ERA, while the losses went to Blake Snake Who set his record of 6 successes against 8 defeats with a time of 2.67.

Toronto (54-43) is third in the American League Eastern Division Five games of leaders Baltimore Orioles and in the wild card region, while the Padres (46-51) are out of the postseason region in fourth place in the National League Western Division 10 matches behind the leaderboard Los Angeles Dodgers.

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