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Keibert Ruiz obtains benefits from his discipline

The Nationals' catcher from Carabobo has 37 consecutive plate appearances without striking out

kaibert Ruiz He started the season very weakly with the Washington Nationals, he even went on the injured list in mid-April due to influenza, which was undoubtedly key in his unstable behavior in his game.

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Now, their offense has improved a lot this month, and their discipline in the batter's box has been key to that. In fact, the Venezuelan has the longest active streak of consecutive plate appearances without striking out this season.

Others who have also accumulated at least two dozen appearances without 'chocolates' are Miguel Rojas and Ildemaro Vargas, with 23 appearances each, highlighting that “Caripito” has just hit his first home run of the harvest with the Nacionales and 'Miggy Ro' ; Although his streak has already ended, he has been able to sneak into the Dodgers' starting lineup thanks to his always effective defense and better consistency with the wood.

That said, in seven games so far this July, Keibert Ruiz has a .367 average (30-for-11) with two doubles, the same number of homers, seven RBIs and four runs scored. His OBP in that period is .357, his Slugging is .633 and his OPS is 1.020.

However, after starting July batting .203, Ruiz now has a .224 average (237-for-53) with six hits, 27 hits, 22 runs scored and an OPS of .599.

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