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Marlins’ Player Highlight: Jesus Aguilar

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As there is a continuation of player highlights for the Marlins, today we will be looking at another talented player. His name is Jesus Aguilar. In this highlight, we will be looking at who he is as a person. Also, his time before the majors and his time playing with different teams. From the Cleveland Indians to Tampa Bay Rays and now his time with the Miami Marlins. Finally, the projection of the upcoming 2022-2023 season for Aguilar. Would Aguilar continue to conquer as a baseball player and strike gold this season? Without further ado, let us get started. Shall we?

Introduction to Aguilar

Jesus Aguilar was born in Maracay, Venezuela. He is 31 years old and he is standing tall at 6’3”. He weighs 277 pounds. His nickname is either Dino or El Causa. He has played in the minor leagues for a little while. He has been playing in MLB for seven years going into his eighth season. We are going to dive in and get to know Aguilar in his time as a major league baseball player.

Cleveland Indians

Aguilar’s debut with the Cleveland Indians on May 15, 2014, against the Toronto Blue Jays. In his 2014-2015 season, he has exceeded expectations as a rookie player. His batting average for his three seasons is about 0.146. Which is an excellent start. His RBI average was about 1.67. His average runs scored is about 0.67. His average hits was 3.33. Even with no home runs in those three seasons, Aguilar had shown talent and he was just getting started.

Milwaukee Brewers

In 2017, Aguilar started playing for the Milwaukee Brewers. He has played for two and a half seasons with them and he was on a roll. His battering average for his two and half seasons is about 0.231. His RBI average is 42, the average runs scored is 32.5, the average hits scored is 62, and the home run average is 10. Those numbers prove that Aguilar belongs in the majors and show that he can improve as a player.

Tampa Bay Rays

In the 2018-2019 season, Aguilar went to the Tampa Bay Rays. In his time with the Rays, he has proven his skills and the numbers have matched the skills that he has shown. His batting average with the Rays is 0.261. He drove in 16 runs, scored 13, got 24 hits, and hit 4 homers. In all honesty, these are pretty great numbers for the latter half of the 2019-2020 season. Now, we get to look at his time with the Miami Marlins.

Miami Marlins

Aguilar has been playing with the Miami Marlins for the past two seasons. In all honesty, he seems to be the perfect fit for the Marlins. His batting average for the past two seasons is 0.269. His average for an RBI is 63.5, the average for runs scored is 40, the average hits run is 84.5, and the average home run for the past two seasons is 15. What do these numbers mean? This means as a baseball player, he has the talent, skills, and the baseball IQ to play his best game as well as help his team win.

Projection

As for the 2022-2023 season, the projected numbers are promising. His projected number for his batting average is 0.249. His projected RBIs are 78, the projected runs scored is 55, the projected hits are 112, and the projected home run number is 19. These numbers prove the talent Aguliar is. Will he exceed expectations? We will just have to wait and see.

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My name is Charity Martin. I'm 29 years old. I'm from the state of Georgia. My favorite sports to watch is Baseball, Hockey, and Gymnastics. I cover the Miami Marlins for OTH Baseball as well as the Florida Panthers for OTH Hockey. My favorite teams are the Atlanta Braves, Georgia Bulldogs, New Jersey Devils, and Florida Panthers.