In the 5-4 victory of the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on the San Diego Padresthe Mexican pitcher Giovanny Gallegos showed again that not only the pitcher Julius Uriah is the Dodgers or the Rays slugger Isaac Paredes are having outstanding seasons in the Major League Baseball (MLB) for the legion of Mexicans.
Gallegos, 31, from Ciudad Obregón Sonora, recorded his fourteenth save of the season for the Cardinals, working the ninth inning, in which he struck out a batter.
In his sixth season in the Major Leagues, the Sonoran has figures of 14 saves, with a 3.04 ERA, with 67 strikeouts, in 55.1 innings pitched so far this year for St. Louis.
they cut their streak
On the other hand, the Padres saw their 5-game winning streak come to an end, despite team star Manny Machado hitting his 30th home run of the season.
As for Juan Soto, who arrived via transfer in August from the Washington Nationalsand who was the luxury reinforcement that would give an extra boost with his batting, continued with his poor performance since his arrival in San Diego.
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The 23-year-old Dominican, who this year won the Home Run Derby when he was still part of the Nationals, left with zero hits, zero home runs, in 3 at-bats, with one walk and one strikeout.