Tommy Edman (St. Louis Cardinals), who played an active role as an infielder for the Korean national baseball team at the World Baseball Classic (WBC) last month, enjoyed a thrilling touch with a final hit.
Edmon made a finishing hit that gave the team victory by 5-4 at the end of the 10th inning in the 2023 American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB) Pittsburgh Pirates home game held at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri on the 17th (Korean time). hit
Both teams couldn’t decide the win or loss by 3-3 in regular innings, 메이저사이트so they started a match-up with a runner on second base in the 10th inning.
In the top of the 10th inning, Pittsburgh scored a run with Canaan Smith-Njiba’s infield ground ball from 1st out and 3rd base.
Then, at the end of the 10th inning, St. Louis returned the game to the starting point with Nolan Gorman’s acknowledged double at 1st and 2nd base.
Edmund, who came to the plate with Jordan Walker striking out from the bases loaded with one out, ended the game with a hit that rolled out of the infield and rolled in front of center fielder Bae Ji-hwan.
Edmon’s season batting average, which went 2 hits in 5 at-bats that day, is 0.264.
St. Louis outfielder Lars Nuthba, who tasted the WBC championship as a member of the Japanese baseball team, hit his first home run of the season.
Nutba hit a tying two-run homer off Pittsburgh starter Mitch Keller in the bottom of the 6th inning when the team was trailing 1-3.
‘Best friends’ Edman and Nutba, who met as enemies in the WBC, jointly won in St. Louis, their team.
Pittsburgh’s Bae Ji-hwan started the game from the bench and stepped on the ground as a center fielder at the start of the 10th inning.
He ended the game without ever reaching the plate, as the team allowed the walk-off hit right away.