The 24-year-old Dominican third baseman has become one of the most productive and powerful hitters in the Major Leagues.
One of the most asked questions asked when discussing who are the best players in Big leagues because Rafael Devers receives no more attention, given all that he has done since arriving at the “Big tent”.
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Certainly, Rafael Devers has had a great career start with Boston Red Sox, becoming one of the most prolific hitters today. “Little face”, As he is popularly known, has played 538 matches in MLB throughout his five years in the league. He has a .278 batting average, along with a .337 on-base percentage (OBP) and a .506 slugging percentage (SLG), good for an .843 OPS.
However, something that few people know is that, among Dominican hitters, Rafael Devers is he second that most homers has fired (108) before his 25th birthday, behind only the future Cooperstown Hall of Famer, Albert pujols, who hit 150 homers before reaching that age.
Not only this, but Devers He has a great capacity to produce extra-base hits, especially doubles, with 108 in his career, the most for Latino hitters since the Dominican debuted in 2017.
Obviously, the personal production levels of Devers translate to runs for the team, having hit at least 30 home runs and drove in more than 100 runs in two of his four full seasons (also taking into account that he played during the cut season last, which affected his overall numbers).
Despite all these achievements, Rafael Devers remains a low-key young man who prefers to be out of the spotlight and let his bat do all the necessary talk, but there is no doubt that “Raffy”Is one of the best players in Big leagues currently.
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