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MADRIS EXPLODES ONTO MLB SCENE

Pride of Palau shines in major league debut

It was an amazing Major League debut for Palau’s Bligh Madris.

Playing for the first time with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Madris drilled a bases loaded single to drive in two runs in the second inning before stealing a base against the Chicago Cubs Monday night in Pittsburgh.

He added a double down the left field line in the 7th and another single in the 9th for an impressive 3-for-4, 2 RBI game. The Pirates won convincingly 12-1.

The Pride of Palau, more specifically, the island of Peleliu, Madris earned his way up the minor league ranks after being drafted in the 2017 MLB Draft in the 9th round.

The 26-year-old right fielder went to high school in Henderson, Nevada and played college ball at Colorado Mesa University but has yet to visit his roots in Palau.

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COMING SOON …

  • Spirit of ’76 Run
  • National Triathlon Championships
  • GML Makeup Games
  • FD Alumni Basketball Tournament (ongoing)

 

 

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Guam and Palau were out supporting Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Bligh Madris at the Nationals Park in DC against the Washington Nationals.
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