The Dominican of the Oakland Athletics, Luis Barrera, starred in a memorable moment during the day of Saturday, May 14 in the MLB.
In the bottom of the ninth inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels, with two runners on base, the 26-year-old rookie swung big to disappear the ball all over the right field of the RingCentral Coliseum, before the deliveries of star closer Raisel Churches.
Barrera’s first home run in the Major Leagues served to leave the Angels on the field, with a final score of 4 runs for 3.
Luis Barrera’s first big-league home run was a big one. (MLB x @CapitalOne) pic.twitter.com/PSVwNCfz7G
— MLB (@MLB) May 14, 2022
Unforgettable performance by the young man from the Dominican Republic, which allows the Athletics to be in fourth place in the Western Division of the American League, with a record of 15 wins and 20 losses.
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As for the losing team, the Angels lowered their record to 22 wins and 14 losses, which leaves them 1 game behind the leaders, the Houston Astros.
Oakland Athletics schedule in May 2022
For the second part of May 2022, the Athletics will have to face series against the Minnesota Twins (16-18), Los Angeles Angels (20-22), Seattle Mariners (23-25), Texas Rangers (26- 29) and Houston Astros (30-31).