The “monstrous” 93-meter throw that drove the Major League Baseball crazy


Not for nothing Los Angeles Dodgers they detached from three of their main prospects to obtain a year of rent for the services of Mookie Betts. His transfer broke the market and expectations were very high, he had to assert his short, but finally that spectacular move has arrived that gave meaning to such an exchange: Betts made a 93-meter throw leave out to an opponent.

It happened at the bottom of the first inning, when a hitting hit the bottom from right field, very close to the stands attached to the playing field. Just before the Dominican Ketel Mars, player of Arizona Diamondbacks, I got to third base, Mookie brought out the power in his arm and its precision to leave it out.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the start of the regular season was postponed and Betts it took to make his official debut in Dodgers. According to statistics, that “monstrous” launch of Mookie Betts tied for distance in fifth position for longest shooting from outfield since taking measurement Statcast in 2015.

In addition to starring in this great defensive moveBetts also excelled at changing roles and grabbing the bat in the top of the fourth inning: hit the first home run of the 2020 season with his new team.

Mookie Betts celebrates a home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks (USA TODAY Sports) (Mark J. Rebilas /)

Mookie Betts, of 27 yearsaward winner MVP and four times Gold Glove in right field, he has made it clear with that move that he is one of the brightest stars in Big leagues (MLB, for his acronym in English) and one of the most complete players in baseball’s elite.

“In the time I have been here, even if it is so little, people have made me feel very comfortable. They are all wonderful, this organization is amazing and I am excited to be a part of it and to bring rings back to Los Angeles“, said Betts in a video conference after signing the contract extension for 12 years and USD 365 million. With plays like this, he dreams of giving his franchise its first World Series since 1988.


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