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Ezequiel Tovar follows in the footsteps of Mookie Betts

The Venezuelan is the second best shortstop in the National League

The Venezuelan baseball player for the Colorado Rockies, Ezequiel Tovar, has had an impressive 2024 season in the Major Leagues that allows him to be the líder offensive of his team. 

Such has been the work of the Venezuelan that he is currently ranked as the second best shortstop in the entire National League and one of the best five in the entire Major Leagues. 

Currently, the Venezuelan has a batting average of .293, which places him as the second best offensive hitter among shortstops only behind Mookie Betts' .309, according to MLB figures.. 

Until June 13, he had a total of 82 hits, which also placed him in second place on the list. However, he commands the doubles list with a total of 21; At the same time he is tied for first place in home runs with 11 full-round hits. 

Ezequiel Tovar also leads the list of total bases with 138 reached, second in slugging with a mark of .493 and in OPS with a figure of .815.

Finally, the Rockies' Venezuelan is fifth in runs scored (37), fifth in runs batted in (47) and sixth in OBP (.322). 

With these numbers, the 22-year-old Venezuelan is also the youngest starting shortstop in the Major Leagues, proving to be a spark plug within his organization. 

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