Tragedy of ‘Otani competitor’, Home Run Derby 50 rooms → Injury → All-Star game canceled… Uncertain appearance in the opening game of the second half

July 12, 2023 0 Comments

Is it too much in the All-Star Home Run Derby? As the injury came after the Home Run Derby, a sad scene was created where he could not participate in the All-Star game.

Lewis Robert Jr. (26), a right-handed hitter of the Chicago White Sox, participated in the 2023 Major League All-Star Game Home Run Derby held at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington, USA on the 11th (hereinafter Korean time).

Robert Jr. faced Adley Luchman of the Baltimore Orioles in the first round and hit 28 home runs, defeating Luchman with 27 by one difference and advancing to the second round. Robert Jr.’s second round opponent is Randy Arozarena of the Tampa Bay Rays. Robert Jr. showed his strength by hitting 22 home runs in the second round, but failed to advance to the finals due to Arozarena’s 35 home runs.

Arozarena, who advanced to the final by beating Robert Jr., hit 23 homers in the final, but had to be satisfied with the runner-up finish, being beaten by Toronto Blue Jays’ Vladimir Guerrero Jr., who exploded 25 home runs. Following his father, Vladimir Guerrero’s victory in 2007, Guerrero Jr. wrote a new history as the first ever ‘father-son win’ in the Major League All-Star Game Home Run Derby.

Robert Jr., who finished the Home Run Derby, should have participated in the 2023 Major League All-Star Game held at the same place on the 12th, but had to give up the game due to a sudden injury.바카라사이트

On this day, the White Sox team said, “Robert Jr. injured his calf after finishing the Home Run Derby. Robert Jr., who received an MRI examination in Seattle, decided not to play in the All-Star game and will be examined again before playing the first game of the second half in Atlanta.” Therefore, it is still unknown whether Robert Jr. will be able to play from the first game of the second half.

Robert Jr.’s first half was ecstatic. With a batting average of .271, 26 home runs, 51 RBIs, and 8 stolen bases with an OPS of .899, Robert Jr. ranks second in the American League home run category, catching up with Shohei Ohtani (32 home runs) of the Los Angeles Angels.

Robert Jr., who made his major league debut with the White Sox in 2020, played in 56 games that year, batting .233 with 11 homers, 31 RBIs and 20 steals, followed by a batting average of .338 in 2021 with 13 homers, 43 RBIs and 14 steals, and last year batting average of .284 12 He had 56 home runs, 17 stolen bases. He is already showing the pace this year to achieve a personal career high in home runs and hit 46 home runs.

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