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Fermín does not waste opportunities in Kansas City

The Royals' backup mask is hitting .311 in his last 15 games

In an organization where Salvador Pérez is the captain and has long been established as the Royals' starting catcher, Freddy Fermin He has managed to get playing time and especially considering that the team always seeks to maintain the physique of its star player, having the Guyanese as his backup.

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There is also an issue of confidence with Fermín, and it is that he not only shows that he hits, but that he can confidently guard the position in which his compatriot has stood out for so many years.

Now, in his last 15 games (10 as a starting catcher), “Manao” is hitting for an average of .311; product of 14 hits in 45 at-bats, with five extra-base hits -including a home run-, six runs scored, eight RBIs, OBP of .340, Slugging of .467 and OPS of .807 in 47 plate appearances.

It should be noted that he has given at least one hit in 12 of those 15 challenges and behind the plate he has combined for 90 outs made and five assists in 107.1 innings received.

However, thanks to that performance he has been able to maintain a solid average of .297 (118-35) in 40 games so far this season, with six doubles, two hits, 17 hits and an OPS of .739 in 126 appearances in the season. batting cage

Meanwhile, Statcast points out that his three sacks in attempted steals above average represent the second most among qualified defensive tackles in the American League and in total he has thrown out 50% of the runners who have gone out to conquer him of a pad.

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