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CARLOS FIGUEROA RUÍZ | CARACAS.- Sandy Leon was promoted yesterday by AAA by Red Sox, and during the night he was behind the plate as a titular catcher, at Yankee Stadium of New York, to receive left arm Chris Sale.
Zulian Leon, 30, who at the end of March was out of the payroll list and accepted to be sent to the branch office Pawtucket, played seven games in International League and exhibited an average of 120 (from 25-3). To open up space for the great team, the Red Sox put in a task until the catcher Swithart brake.
Leon Worked as a recipient in 18 of the 27 games that started selling in 2018. The other nine things Christian Vasquez.
Sale, which shows a 0-3 record at 9.00 ERA in the first three starts in 2019, said he is convinced that León's presence behind the pentagon on Tuesday could change his expectations.
In addition to his referral in 18 matches last season, Leon is behind the home in many of the openings Sale with Red Sox, since he joined the rotation in 2017. In that first season he won in 31 out of 32 regular campaign games. For life, Sale shows 2.42 effective with Leon as his hunter, a number compared to the 4.50 effectiveness he has with him Vázquez as a receiver
While the qualities of Leon as a catcher they are greatly appreciated by the body's body Red Sox, it is known that the offensive is not exactly its strong point. Last year, he barely left .177 (265-47) with five homers and 22 RBIs in 89 playoff games.
For life in seven campaigns with Washington (2012) and Boston (2013-18) hit .226 (from 997-225) with 20 homers in 327 games.