LIDOM: Manuel Margot close to returning to Dominican winter ball

The East Bulls announced that the Tampa Bay Rays player has been added to the weekly roster

More reinforcements are on the way to Bulls of the East, who need all the help they can get right now, finding themselves last in the standings for the 2021-22 winter baseball tournament in LIDOM.

The La Romana team announced the addition of the outfielder to their weekly roster Manuel Margot, who will be participating in the tournament after being absent for a year. Margot He is a veteran in the Dominican Winter League, where he has played in six different seasons.

In 108 games played in the Dominican winter ball (between regular series and postseason), Margot he has exhausted 399 official at-bats and shot 103 hits (six of them home runs), for a .258 batting average. He has a .307 on-base percentage (OBP) and a .356 slugging percentage (SLG), good for a .663 OPS. Additionally, he has driven in 33 runs, while scoring 42 times.

Your best year in LIDOM It was 2017, although he only played seven games with the Bulls and another 19 to reinforce the Lions of the Chosen One at “Round robin”.

On Big leagues, Margot He also has a six-year experience, playing his last two seasons as a member of the Rays. He’s hitting .251 with an OPS of .694, 44 homers and 198 RBIs in 600 games played. His best campaign, so far, coincidentally also was that of 2017, when he finished sixth in the voting for the award of Rookie of the Year of the National League as a member of San Diego Padres.

Inclusion on the weekly roster of Margot It implies that he would be close to making his debut at some point within the week, depending on how confident the Bulls feel and if the player is physically ready. Meanwhile, the team remains with a record of eleven victories and fifteen defeats, seeking to return to the qualifying positions of the table. LIDOM.