Randy Azorna keeps raking, slams seventh HR in the playoffs in ALCS Game 7

Randy Azarjina has done it again.

The Tampa Bay Rays Rocky outfielder hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning by Lance Macular Jr., giving the Rains an early lead over the Houston Astro in Game 7 of the American Dance Championship Series on Saturday in San Diego. .

It was Agrasen’s seventh home run, a 416-foot blast to right-center at a speed of 2–2, 97 mph. He became the fourth player to score at least seven home runs before the World Series, winning seven of the 2015 Mets’ Daniel Murphy and seven of BJ Upton’s sevens in a row, and eight of Carlos Beltran’s eight for the 2004 Astro. . Arjena had an extra round to add to his total, but he did not homer against the Blue Jays in the wild-card series, and went three against the Yankees in the division series and now four in the ALCS.

Even though Beltran’s Astro failed to reach the World Series, Beltran shared a single-season postseason record on eight home runs with Barry Bonds (2002 Giants) and Nelson Cruz (2011 Rangers). Leading in his second plate appearance, Arjenaena was hitting .404 / .456 / .904 in 14 playoff games and surpassing David Frase’s 50 for the 2011 Cardinals, his 47 bases already second for a solo postseason. Are in place. Freese hit. 397 that Postson was named MVP of the National League Championship Series and World Series.

The 25-year-old Cuban was acquired by the Rays in an office from The Cardinals, the deal surrendered by 2018 first-round pick Matthew Libertore. Azorena tested positive for COVID-19 and missed the start of the regular season, not playing his first game for Tampa Bay until August 30. He hit seven home runs in September, showing more power than his minor league record (he hit) in 15 home minors walks (343 at-bats in 2019).