Choi Man-man the natural enemy of batting 400 + 4 home runs and 420 billion aces, also recognized as the head coach of his opponent
The Tampa Bay Rays failed to win consecutive games. However, Choi Ji-man has made the ‘324 million’ ace nervous again.
Tampa Bay lost 0-2 to the 2022 Major League Baseball New York Yankees at Bronx Yankee Stadium in New York on the 15th (Korea Standard Time). He was silent when he met Yankees’ “Ace” Garrett Cole, who threw a fastball of up to 100.1 miles (about 161 kilometers) mixed with curves, sliders, cutters, and changeups. Cole became the winning pitcher with six scoreless innings.
Choi Ji-man, who showed strong performance against Cole, struck out one hit and two strikeouts in three at-bats. Choi Ji-man, who started as a first baseman and fourth batter, struck out swinging in his first at-bat in the first inning and struck out in his second at-bat in the fourth.
After the match, MLB.com said, “Call struck out Choi Ji-man, the ‘natural enemy,’ in the first match, and struck out Luke in the second match. Cole clenched his teeth and told Aaron Boone not to take the ball.
Choi Ji-man was strong against Cole. He had a career batting average of .400, four home runs, and 10 RBIs, including his postseason performance. Before this match, he had not recorded a hit since last year, but during the two years of the regular season in 2019 and 2020, he was very strong with eight hits in 12 at-bats (three home runs). He deserved to be called a “natural enemy.”
Cole threw a fastball of up to 100.3 miles in the fifth inning against Paradise. The Tampa Bay batters were tied to Cole’s good pitching until the sixth inning. Choi Ji-man, who struck out in the previous two at-bats, scored a hit against Cole in the sixth inning with one out and runners on first and second base. He seemed to score an RBI single with a heavy hit, but he was blocked by the defense that threw Yankees shortstop Kiner-Palepi’s body, so he couldn’t score an RBI 토토추천
Yankees manager Boone said, “Choi Ji-man makes the game difficult. (Choi Ji-man, first and second base with one out at bat) If he were in a two-out situation, he would have raised Wandi Peralta (left-handed) instead of Cole,” he recalled. It was because Choi Ji-man was strong against Cole