The New York Yankees get ready to go to Mexico – La Opinion

The New York Yankees get ready to go to Mexico – La Opinion


The New York Yankees will travel to Mexico to play two games, on the 24th and 25th of this month, against the red devilsa series that has captivated several of its Latin players who want to go show their talent before the Aztec public.

The Mexican Victor Gonzalez is one of those who this Friday showed his joy at the opportunity to throw in front of his family in Yankees pinstripes

It’s very important for me to have the opportunity to go to Mexico and pitch. I have many family members who have not had the opportunity to see me pitch. Wearing the Yankees pinstripes and being home to pitch in front of my family, I think it’s going to be amazing,” said Gonzalez, who has pitched for the Yankees. Charros de Jalisco in the Mexican Pacific Leaguebut this will be his first opportunity to do so with the historic MLB club.

The Dominican Juan Sotowho is the Yankees’ main acquisition in the current Major League market, will face his childhood idol in those games, his compatriot Robinson Canówho was recently introduced as new member of the Diablos for the Mexican Baseball League (LMB) season.

“That’s a guy I followed since I was a little kid and a guy I wanted to be like,” Soto revealed about the former Yankees star who congratulated him when he found out about his move to the New York franchise.

For Soto, the Alfredo Harp Helú stadium in Mexico City and the atmosphere that surrounds it is not something unknown.since the outfielder played in this setting last season when with the San Diego Padres they faced the San Francisco Giants on April 29 and 30.

For his part, Canó has described the opportunity to play against the team with which he won the 2009 World Series as a dream.

“Against the Yankees it will be a dream series because we will be able to see a team like the Yankees, both us and the fans. I never imagined facing the Yankees outside the United States“Canó said in statements collected by EFE.

Another who registered his name to travel with the Yankees to Mexico City is Nicaraguan pitcher Jonathan Loaisigawho this Thursday made his first appearance in the preseason by pitching 1.2 innings in which they scored a run against the Detroit Tigers.

“I felt very good out there. This is the first time I’ve seen opposing hitters from a different team since September. I feel healthy. I felt pretty good, working on my pitches and throwing strikes“said Loáisiga, who with this presentation prepares the way to pitch in Mexico and ahead of the Major League season.

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