13 years of waiting. Will his son be able to keep the promise he made to his mother.
Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Drew Magee (34) left the minor league double-A team to join the major league squad ahead of the ‘2023 Major League’ game against the Cincinnati Reds held at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on the 24th (Korean time).
On this day, Pittsburgh’s main pitcher Brian Reynolds was placed on the Bereavement list due to family affairs and was left out for 3 to 7 games, and Maggie was called to the major leagues to fill the void.
Maggie was drafted by Pittsburgh with the 447th overall pick in the 15th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft. He is a veteran who has played 13 years of his professional career and 1154 games in the minor leagues alone. However, he has yet to debut in the major leagues. He had been called up to the big leagues once with the Minnesota Twins in 2021, but was unable to play and headed to the minor leagues in two days.
In an interview with MLB.com, the official homepage of Major League Baseball, Maggie shared her feelings about being called up to the Major League after two seasons. He said, “When I signed with Pittsburgh in 2010, I had a good feeling. I remember telling my mother, ‘Someday you’ll see me play here.'”
The 21-year-old, who graduated from college, is now in his mid-30s after 13 years. It took a little while, but the situation was created that allowed him to keep his promise to play as a major league player. “It all started here (PNC Park),” Maggie said. “he explained.
Maggie stood out in spring camp this season. He proved his worth in 26 games with his batting average of 0.344 (11-for-32), 3 homers, 9 RBIs, and an OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 1.105, even with few opportunities. Although he did not make it to the opening match, he continued training diligently, waiting for the day to come to him.토토사이트
“I’m here to be part of this team,” Maggie said. made a strong commitment.
‘Opportunities come to those who are prepared.’ Will Maggie, after 13 years of hard work, make his major league debut? Also, attention is paid to whether he will be able to keep his promise to his mother 13 years ago.