It was the seventh and eighth home runs of the season for the Puerto Rican shortstop.
Bronx, NY: Puerto Rican shortstop Francisco Lindor hit a pair of home runs and drove in all five runs for the New York Mets, who beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 in the first game of a doubleheader.
Lindor (8) initiated the homer against the Nationals in the first inning, driving the ball 384 feet over center field against starter Joe Ross. With his home run he scored Dominican third baseman Jonathan Villar making the
In the fifth inning again facing Ross, he hit a 414-foot hit over the right field fence scoring in two additional runs. In the third he added a single to center field, driving in another run.
Cleveland traded Lindor to the Mets in January, and New York signed the 27-year-old to contracts worth $ 363.2 million over 11 seasons. Lindor, who hadn’t had more than two RBIs in a game this season, is hitting .218 with eight homers and 21 RBIs.
- Mets score BIG in the Puerto Rican community with the Báez Trade July 31, 2021
- Edgardo, only Latino in the Mets’ HOF – Edgardo, único latino en HOF de los Mets July 31, 2021
- Baez Joins Lindor: Perfect Combo for Mets July 31, 2021
- NYFC Routs Columbus Crew July 31, 2021
- Báez On Playing With Lindor July 30, 2021
- Báez on trade to Mets July 30, 2021
- A Trade Deadline To Remember July 30, 2021
- Cessa optimistic about change to the Reds – Cessa optimista por cambio a los Rojos July 30, 2021
- The PR Women’s National Basketball Team faces Belgium in action at the Tokyo Olympics. July 29, 2021
- Mets Lose As Trade Deadline Nears July 29, 2021