Dream debut for Joey Meneses in MLB with the Washington Nationals

Dream debut for Joey Meneses in MLB with the Washington Nationals

Culiacán.- The day came to Joey Meneseswho on Tuesday morning was called up to the big team of the Washington Nationals, with whom he had a spectacular presentation by shooting a home run in his first game to crown the capital’s 5-1 victory over the New York Mets.

The culichi arrived at the big top after the change of Juan Soto and Josh Bell to the San Diego Padres. During his first practice he could be seen smiling and excited.

His first turn came and there, the Culiacán Resources League player was anxious and threw the five pitches, taking a couple of fouls and receiving his first strikeout after a slider by veteran Jacob DeGrom, who was making his first start of the year after recover from injury.

In his next appearance in the batter’s box, the Culiacan native hit a fly ball to the right field. By the seventh inning, he there he threw the first pitch to deposit it behind the fence between center and right fields, to the surprise and hubbub of the fans and booth.

Meneses went through the bases with seriousness, however, a smile appeared on his face when he stepped on the register. Thus, Joey Meneses becomes the first Mexican to shoot home runs in his debut, in addition to being the sixth Culiacan to reach the Major Leagues and the first of them to be a batter.

The culichi is the twenty-third Sinaloan to drink his cup of coffee in the best baseball in the world and the 143rd native Mexican.

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In total, Meneses had to wait ten years to be able to debut in the Major Leagues, going through organizations of the Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Red Sox and finally, the Washington Nationals, with whom he fulfilled his dream.

Degreein communication Sciences. He graduated from the Gulf of Mexico University in 2015. He began working at El Debate Newspaper in February 2017, entering the editorial area of ​​the Mundo Seguro portal. It was in May of that same year when he arrived at the sports section. He specialized in soccer and baseball, covering professional teams in the capital city such as Tomateros de Culiacán and Dorados de Sinaloa. In this period of time, I have covered the Mexican Pacific League, in its different places, including the 2018 grand final, which ended in Navojoa, Sonora with the title of Tomateros, in addition to the 2021 one, the same, with the crown for the residents of the capital, as well as the respective Drafts in the city of Hermosillo, Sonora. In addition to covering the 2018 Guadalajara Caribbean Series. Regarding professional football, I have covered three finals of the Liga de Ascenso Mx Day by day, I like to collaborate on the website, where I constantly attend with notes, both at the level amateur, as professional. Thus allowing the work of this publishing house to reach the most unexpected corners. Likewise, I am an enthusiastic person when making videos and live broadcasts, making the news available to users at the precise moment. Professional with the desire to grow and improve day by day in order to continue delivering a better product to the followers of this publishing house.

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