SANTO DOMINGO.-Knowing that the next major league season, cut to 60 games, will be a challenge for all players, the Dominican Rafael Devers, from Boston, said he is “ready to start with”.
Devers, who shows great improvement in his physique, said that during the pandemic he never neglected his preparation, he was even allowed to work alone for several weeks at the Boston academy in the country, where he took advantage of the gym and the ground to hit and catch balls. .
“So I am prepared for what comes. I worked with Javier and the Boston coaches at the academy, ”said Devers, while running out hitting sections with instructor Amaurys Nina.
Devers, just 23 years old and entering his fourth season in the majors, is considered one of the best hitters in professional baseball.
In the season, the Dominican finished 12th in the MVP vote in the American League, then lead the American League in doubles (54) and the Major Leagues on reached bases (359) and present an offensive line of .311 / .361 /.555, 201 hits, 54 doubles and 32 home runs.
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Devers in 2019 and stayed two from the team record set by Jimmie Foxx in 1938.
— Juan Mercado to eldia.com.do