Elias Diaz offers Nationwide League first win over People in All-Star Recreation since 2012

Enrique RojasESPN Digital Senior AuthorJuly 12, 2023, 00:01 ETStudying: 5 min.

Elias Diaz leads the Nationwide League with a 2-run residence run

Maracuccio hits a house run to left and places the Nationwide League up 3-2 within the eighth inning.

SEATTLE — Latino illustration made a robust exhibiting within the 93rd version of Main League Baseball’s All-Star Recreation, main the Nationwide League to a 3-2 victory over the American League on Tuesday in entrance of 47,159 followers. T-Cellular Park Seattle Mariners.

Colorado Rockies catcher pinch-hitter Elias Diaz hit a two-run residence run off Baltimore Orioles’ Dominican reliever Felix Bautista within the eighth inning to assist snap the outdated circuit’s nine-game shedding streak. streak within the Midseason Basic.

Diaz was named the sport’s MVP and acquired the Ted Williams Trophy from former Cooperstown Corridor of Fame shortstop Cal Ripken Jr.

About 42% of the gamers on the 2023 All-Star Recreation roster (32 whole, 20 within the American League and 12 within the Nationwide League) have been born exterior america, with the bulk in Latin America.

Elias Diaz involves the plate after hitting a Nationwide League-leading residence run within the All-Star Recreation.AP Photograph/Lindsey Wasson

Diaz, making his All-Star debut in his ninth main league season with Colorado, has pitched the final 4 video games with ease on Tuesday.

Cuban outfielder Yandy Diaz of the Tampa Bay Rays hit a solo residence run towards Mitch Keller of the Pittsburgh Pirates to provide the American League a 1-0 lead within the backside of the second inning, however within the prime of the fourth inning, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cuban-American J.T. Martinez hit a double by Miami Marlins’ Venezuelan second baseman Luis Ares.

Martinez and Ares every went 2-2 within the midseason Clasico, the sixth for the Miami native and second for the South American. Martinez hit and Ares pushed.

Luis Ares drove in a run together with his second hit of the All-Star Recreation.Steph Chambers/Getty Photographs

The competition started with two excellent defensive performs by Texas Rangers’ Cuban outfielders Adolis Garcia and Venezuela’s Ronald Acuna Jr., who stole extra-base hits from the Atlanta Braves and Freddie Freeman of the Rays. Dodgers respectively.

Diaz went 1 for two with an RBI and Arosarena went 2 for 1, whereas Arizona Diamondbacks compatriot Lourdes Curiel Jr. related on two infield hits. Third baseman Jose Ramirez of the Cleveland Guardians doubled and Juan Soto of the San Diego Padres went 1 for 3, whereas Venezuelan catcher Salvador Perez of the Kansas Metropolis Royals changed designated hitter and scored a run in two at-bats.

It was Perez’s eighth name to the All-Star Recreation and Ramirez’s fifth.

Adolis Garcia catches a ball from Ronald Acuna Jr. at the beginning of the 2023 All-Star Recreation.AP Photograph/Lindsey Wasson

Acuna Jr. (2-0) and his teammate and compatriot Orlando Arcia (2-0) and Curacao’s Ozzy Albies (2-0) are winless; Dominican Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (2-0), Toronto Blue Jays; Julio Rodriguez of the Seattle Mariners (1-0) and Ticket; Vander Franco of the Rays (1-0), and Geraldo Perdomo of the Arizona Diamondbacks (1-0), and Cubans Garcia (2-0) and Jorge Soler (1-0) of the Miami Marlins.

Dominican nearer Camilo Doval (1-0) was the profitable pitcher with a scoreless inning for the San Francisco Giants, whereas his compatriot Bautista (0-1) bit the mud due to Elias Diaz’s residence run.

Alexis Diaz, the Puerto Rican nearer for the Cincinnati Reds, allowed two hits and one run, however Dominican Carlos Esteves of the Los Angeles Angels; Cuban Yennier Cano of the Baltimore Orioles and Venezuelan Pablo Lopez of the Minnesota Twins every threw a no-hitter. Kenley Johnson of the Boston Pink Sox retired the one batter he confronted.

Because the All-Star Recreation was created in 1933, the American League has dominated the sequence 47-44 with two ties over the Nationwide League. Regardless of the loss this 12 months, the younger circuit has gained 16 of the final 20 and 21 of 26.

The subsequent All-Star Recreation venues are Globe Life Subject in Arlington, Texas in 2024 and Residents Financial institution Park in Philadelphia in 2026. The 2025 version is contested by Troost Park in Atlanta and Wrigley Subject in Rogers Heart in Chicago. Oriole Park in Camden Yards, Toronto, Canada and Baltimore.