The Angels made a final decision on Dominican Miguel Ángel Sanó for the 2024 season – La Opinion

The Angels made a final decision on Dominican Miguel Ángel Sanó for the 2024 season – La Opinion

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The manager of the Anaheim Angels, Ron Washington, recently confirmed that the Dominican player Miguel Ángel Sanó will be on the final roster for the opening day game of the 2024 Major League Baseball season, which starts next Thursday, March 28.

Healed, who at the time was the number one prospect of the Minnesota Twinswas out of Major League professional baseball due to various issues, especially the issue of injuries, but he remained focused and working from the physical and mental part, to the emotional part, in order to put on a Major League uniform again.

Sanó broke everything playing in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican continued training hard on the island of Quisqueya and this paid off a lot by having left impressive numbers and surprising more than one in the Dominican Baseball League (LIDOM) with the Estrellas Orientales.

An injury to one of his knees kept him in poor performance.but now the Dominican is back with the Angels and ready to face what will be the 2024 Major League campaign.

Agreement between Sanó and the Angels

The Los Angeles Angels finally reached a minor league agreement with the Dominican last January; The Dominican played the 2022 season defending the colors of his first team in the big tent, the Minnesota Twins, and later in 2023 he did not see action, but now Sanó is back in action 58 pounds lighter.

Sanó left a good impression in Spring Training

The veteran had a very good performance in these spring training with the Angels; A total of 50 plate appearances, he hit 3 home runs, with 10 hits and was able to drive in a total of 10 runs, with a batting average of .220.

Although his batting average does not look like the best, it has been taken into account that the outfielder and also third baseman was out of professional baseball in the United States for an entire year and continues to gain pace in search of being that player who was selected to the All-Star Game in the 2017 campaign.

His last stage with Minnesota

Miguel Ángel Sanó in the 2022 campaign with the Minnesota Twins had an offensive line of .083/.113/.345 with only having hit a home run and 3 RBIs in a total of 20 games played, before undergoing surgery that sent him to the Minor Leagues and ruled him out until the following year, to then face a free agency that awaited him and which was not at all grateful for the level shown by the Dominican in his best years and when he was healthy.

Sanó had played all the first years of his career with the Minnesota Twins from 2015 to 2022 and now he got the chance to continue his Major League dream with the Angels team, where he is expected to have a role as a designated hitter, covering the position of Shohei Ohtani who is now with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Angels.

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