The South Korean first baseman for the Rays de Tampa Bay, Ji-Man Choi, he hit hard on the ball of Puerto Rican José Berrios and gave his team the advantage in today’s match of the Major League Baseball – MLB.
In the game between the Rays and Blue Jays at the Rogers Center, Ji-Man Choi unleashed his power and sent the ball flying across right field to reach his 10th home run of this MLB season.
Choi, in the last three games has connected two hits in seven at-bats, but this time against the Puerto Rican he did not miss the opportunity and mounted it in the second tier of right field, to overtake his team in the upper part of the field. second entry.
Here’s the home run:
Ji-Man Choi – Tampa Bay Rays (10) pic.twitter.com/OmOLOUdeKQ
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Who was the South Korean’s victim?
The one who suffered from the power of Ji-Man Choi, it was Bayamon, José Berrios, who left his four-seam fastball across the center of the plate and the Asian home run number ten of the campaign with an exit speed of 110.1 MPH and having a colossal distance of 437 feet.
Numbers in 2021
Choi has an offensive line of .243 / .350 / .786 this season, connecting 53 hits in 218 appearances, driving in 42 runs and scoring 32.
Lifetime numbers in the Major Leagues
Since his debut in 2016, Ji-Man Choi has taken 1,067 at-bats, hitting 261 hits, scoring 138 runs, driving in 170 and hitting 49 home runs for an MLB career average of .245.