The Cuban prospect debuted as a house run hitter in spring coaching

By Rabiel Vega

When Leostany Molina of Santiago made his debut with the Wasps within the ’59 Nationwide Collection, he may by no means have imagined that three years later, he would hit his first residence run within the uniform of a franchise that had received the foremost leagues, such because the Houston Astros.

In the identical 2021 he signed for the Astros and was taken to the Dominican Summer time League. He was named an All-Star after combining for 51 hits in 164 at-bats with six doubles, three triples and one residence run extra-base hit. Moreover, he completed the match with a .311 common and 27 RBIs.

He spent all of 2022 enjoying in Fayetteville of the Carolina League, enjoying in 116 video games, hitting 214/.277/.298/.575 (AVE/OBP/SLG/OPS), with 98 hits, six of them residence runs. He performed 54 occasions and scored 37 runs.

Leostani Molina took benefit of the chance

Molina changed Jeremy Pena, who had a pair of hits in 4 at-bats.

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