The Rookie of the Year american leagueJulio Rodríguez, returned to his native Dominican Republic this Monday and the reception he received at the Loma de Cabrera airport was tremendous, with a large audience trying to get closer to the Los Angeles outfielder. sailors from Seattle.

Rodríguez was named last week as the best rookie on the young circuit and thus crowned a magical 2022, in which he hit the table and became the new figure of his club.

The patrolman beat the receiver of the baltimore oriolesAdley Rutschman, and Cleveland Guardians outfielder Steven Kwan, who finished second and third respectively.

The Dominican outfielder hit a .284 offensive line with an .853 OPS, 28 home runs, 25 steals, 25 doubles, 84 runs scored and 75 RBIs. He is only the third player 21 and under with 28 HR, 25 BR and 25 H2 since 1900, joining Mike Trout and Curacao’s Andruw Jones.

His good defense added to his timely bat make him one of the new figures in the MLB and his charisma also make him one of the players most followed by the new generations.