Luis García stays hot at Triple-A Rochester


Luis García continues to rake at Triple-A Rochester.

The infielder, who has performed quick and second for the Purple Wings, hit two homers on Tuesday, after which homered for a 3rd time this week as Rochester beat the Syracuse Mets 13-6 yesterday.

“García is getting in a very good place and he’s shedding some balls out of the zone and getting in good hitting counts,” Rochester supervisor Matt LeCroy wrote to Federal Baseball of García, now hitting .372 with 5 homers in 78 at-bats.

Common supervisor Mike Rizzo, in an look on 106.7 The Fan earlier this week, mentioned the staff needs García to work on all aspects of his sport earlier than he’s promoted.

“He’s zoning in on his spot and never lacking it!!” LeCroy wrote to Federal Baseball after García lifted his OPS to 1.078 this yr.

García went deep in his third and fourth at-bats on Tuesday (4 for 4, 2 HRs, BB), and his first on Thursday, which gave him three homers in a row over two video games; he was 2-for-3 on Thursday earlier than he was taken out of the sport.

Outfielder Donovan Casey, acquired within the commerce with the Dodgers final July, had two hits for the Purple Wings Thursday and is batting .267.

Dee Unusual-Gordon, who started a rehab task with Rochester on Tuesday, was the leadoff hitter and performed heart on Thursday for the Purple Wings.

He’s hitting .167 since becoming a member of Rochester.

Veteran pitcher Tyler Clippard continues to battle at Triple-A.

The reliever retired only one batter Thursday whereas permitting one hit, three walks and three runs, two earned.

The Kentucky native has an ERA of seven.56 with Rochester this yr; LeCroy informed Federal Baseball earlier this week that it took a while for Clippard to regulate to the pitch clock that was applied within the league earlier this month.

Reliever Carl Edwards, Jr. retired two batters and didn’t permit a run as he lowered his ERA to 0.96.

Lefty reliever Ben Braymer, pitching on his 28th birthday, bought the final three outs for the Purple Wings.

García made his Main League debut in 2020 with the Nationals in 40 video games and likewise performed for Washington for a part of 2021, seeing motion in 70 contests.

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