Dodgers Ohtani Hits Second Home Run of the Season

Dodgers Ohtani hits second home run of the season… Cubs Suzuki also had 3 RBIs

Shohei Ohtani (29, Los Angeles Dodgers), who hit his first home run in 9 games this season, also hit a cool home run in his 10th game.

Ohtani started as designated hitter twice in the 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) visiting game against the Chicago Cubs held at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, USA on the 6th (Korean time) and played with 2 hits in 5 at-bats, 2 RBIs, and 2 runs. did.

Ohtani, who hit a double to left-center in his first at-bat in the first inning, reached first base with no outs in the fifth inning when the score was tied at 2-6, and kicked Cubs starter Kyle Hendrix’s 128 km changeup over the right wall. 카지노사이트

The batted ball flew 115.5 meters at 169 km/h and entered the inside of the right foul pole.

Jim Rich, a spectator who caught Ohtani’s second two-run home run of the season, threw the ball to the ground.

In an interview with Japan’s Chunichi Sports, Mr. Rich said, “I am a Cubs fan.

I followed the Wrigley Field tradition (of throwing the ball to the ground when catching the opposing team’s batter’s home run ball).”

In the home game against the San Francisco Giants on the 4th, Shohei Ohtani, who relieved his burden by hitting his first home run after moving to the Dodgers, immediately hit his second home run of the season.

Ohtani increased his MLB personal home run total to 173, approaching Hideki Matsui’s record of most home runs by a Japanese player (175) by two.

Ohtani’s season batting average rose from 0.270 to 0.286 (12 hits in 42 at-bats).

Seiya Suzuki (29), who played as the Cubs’ second hitter and right fielder, also made Japanese fans happy by going 1 hit and 3 RBI in 2 at-bats.

Suzuki hit a two-run double to right-center in the bottom of the second inning with 2 outs and runners on second and third base with the Cubs leading 3-2, and added an RBI with a sacrifice fly to right field in the bottom of the sixth inning with one out and third base on base when the Cubs were leading 8-5.

Seiya Suzuki, who had a five-game hitting streak, raised his season batting average from 0.333 to 0.345 (10 hits in 29 at-bats).

The Cubs defeated the Dodgers 9-7, and Suzuki ended the match against the Japanese batsman with a smile.


Its Minnesota Royce Lewis Hits a Grand Slam

Minnesota Royce Lewis Hits a Grand Slam… Another Grand Slam in an Exhibition Match

Of the 17 MLB home runs, 5 were grand slams… This year, it starts with exhibition games.

Royce Lewis (24), an infielder for the Minnesota Twins of the Major League Baseball (MLB), is a rookie-level player with only 70 regular league games. 바카라사이트

In his big league debut, he appeared in 12 games in 2022 and 58 games last year.

However, Lewis is more famous than most star players.

This is because of his unique history.

Lewis hit his first home run in his big league debut with a grand slam.

On May 14, 2022, in the bottom of the 5th inning of a home game against the Cleveland Guardians, he hit a grand slam to left with two outs and the bases loaded.

Lewis, who left a strong impression, began writing incredible records the following year.

In 58 games last season, he hit as many as four grand slam home runs, which is difficult for other players to hit once a year.

Including his first home run since his debut, he has hit five grand slams in 70 MLB games.

Royce Lewis had the opportunity to load the bases 13 times in his big league career, five of which were home runs, one timely hit, and one walk.

His personal career records with bases loaded are a batting average of 0.583, an on-base percentage of 0.615, and 24 RBI.


FA Infielder Matt Chapman Plays with Lee Jung-hoo

FA Infielder Matt Chapman Plays with Lee Jung-hoo… 3-Years 72.1 Billion Won Agreement with SF

Lee Jeong-hoo, virtually confirmed to be No. 1 in free agent pure field value.

Lee Jeong-hoo (25), a starting outfielder for the San Francisco Giants of the Major League Baseball (MLB), shares a meal with Matt Chapman (30), a top-class infielder in the league. 온라인카지노

Citing sources, reported on the 2nd (Korean time) that Chapman (30), who remained in the free agent (FA) market, agreed to a three-year contract with San Francisco worth a total of $54 million (about 72.1 billion won).

Matt Chapman is a third baseman with the league’s best defense and won the American League (AL) Gold Glove in 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2023.

Last season, he also played with Ryu Hyun-jin (Hanwha Eagles) at the Toronto Blue Jays.

Chapman’s batting accuracy is somewhat poor, but he is a long hitter who hit double-digit home runs every season from 2017, when he debuted in MLB, to last year.

With the addition of Chapman, San Francisco greatly improved its team strength.

In addition, Lee Jeong-hoo, who was designated as the number one hitter in the new season, can expect a synergy effect with Chapman, who will play the role of a problem solver.

The contract size is lower than expected.

Chapman wanted a long-term contract worth more than $100 million, but MLB clubs did not make offers that met his expectations.

Chapman was unable to find a team for his team until the start of his exhibition games, and then decided to sign his contract right before the start of the regular season.