Cuban José Adolis García reaches 100 home runs in the MLB

The first full return hit made by Adolis in MLB was on April 15, 2021.

Cuban outfielder José Adolis García hit the 100th home run in his career within the Major League Baseball.

On that occasion, the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-3, during their visit to “Tropicana Field” in Florida.

481 games have passed, since the native of Ciego de Ávila began his path in the MLB.

The sports journalist Francys Romero provided an interesting fact about the event and that is that: “the first of his career was also at Tropicana Field and now he returns to connect the 100 in that same stadium,” he shared on his Facebook profile.

To complement the information, The first full return hit made by Adolis in MLB was on April 15, 2021.

Back to the challenge between Texas and Tampa Bay, the Cuban went 1 for 4 in the challenge, receiving a hit in the next at-bat after his home run.

With this hit he reached his third home run of the season, tying him for 17th all-time with his compatriot Yonder Alonso.

Two other Cubans who saw action in this match were Randy Arozarena and Yandy Díaz.

Arozarena went 0 for 3 with a negotiated walk. Therefore, his average dropped to .294 (17-5). The man from Pinar del Río leads the production of home runs in his team with two. While, Yandy Díaz failed five times and three were by strikeout. His average dropped to .263 (19-5), according to data from the digital portal Swing Completo.

Last season, Adolis was a key player during the campaign for the Texas Rangers, where he posted a .245 hitting percentage, as well as 39 home runs and 107 RBIs.

His contribution was also important during the playoffs, in which the Texans won the World Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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