“I’m chasing history.”
Luis Araez (Miami Marlins) started as the first batter and second baseman in the 2023 major league match against the Kansas City Royals held at Rondipo Park in Miami, Florida, USA on the 8th (Korean time), 4 at bats, 2 hits, 2 points recorded
Araez is on a five-game hitting streak. He continues his hot hitting feeling by recording multi-hits in all 5 games. He has 87 hits, 1 home run, 30 RBIs, 26 runs scored, 26 walks, 11 strikeouts, and a batting average of 0.403 and 0.947 OPS this season.
Araez is firmly holding the top spot in batting average. The batting average of Ronald Acuna Jr. (Atlanta Braves), who is second in batting in the National League, is 0.331. There is more than 7 pun difference in batting average with Araez.
Araez’s amazing sense of hitting even summoned Hall of Fame inductee Ted Williams. On the 8th, MLB.com, the official homepage of Major League Baseball, said, “Miami second baseman Araez is chasing history.” It recorded 0.406,” he said.
Even if Araez doesn’t bat .400, if he wins the batting title, he’ll make history. ‘MLB.com’ said, “Araez could become the first player since 1900 to win back-to-back batting titles in the American and National Leagues.”
Araez won the American League batting title last season with the Minnesota Twins, recording 173 hits, 8 homers, 49 RBI, 88 runs, a batting average of 0.316 OPS and 0.795. Ahead of this season, he wore a Miami uniform through a trade and is running to write history.토토사이트
Araez, who is making a big success, proudly took first place in the hitter power rankings selected by ‘MLB.com’. ‘MLB.com’ said, “Araez rarely swings and has few misses or strikeouts,” and “and he scatters the ball all over the ground. When the ground is divided into three parts, he has at least 25 hits everywhere.” said.