Acuña Jr. started as the first batter and right fielder in the ‘2023 Major League’ LA Dodgers match at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California on the 3rd.
Acuña Jr. recorded one hit (one homer) in five at-bats, one RBI and one run, setting the stage for his 4-2 victory. The highlight was in the top of the third inning. After one out, he hit a solo shot over the fence in the middle of kicking the four-seam fastball of opposing starter Emmett Sheehan with 3-0 ball count. The ball flew 454 feet (about 138 meters) at a launch angle of 19 degrees at a speed of 121.2 miles (195 kilometers) per hour.
According to the Major League Baseball’s official website, Acuña Jr.’s home run was the third strongest home run ever since Statcast was officially counted in 2015. At the same time, it is the strongest hit of the season. 스포츠토토
Acuña has been bombing the opposing mound in four consecutive away games against the Dodgers since the 31st of last month. Currently, he has a batting average of 0.462 (6 hits in 13 at-bats) with three home runs, six RBIs, four runs and two steals. In the first game, he became the best hot hitter in the league by writing the first “30 (home run) – 60 (stealing) ” record in Major League history.
As Atlanta ranks first in the National League’s winning rate and the Dodgers ranks second in winning rate, the lineup of players is composed of the best players, and Matt Olson (Atlanta), Mookie Betts and Freddie Freeman (Dodgers) are expected to be considered candidates for the National League MVP.
Coincidentally, the two teams faced off, allowing indirect comparisons between MVP candidates, and Acuña Jr. is one step closer to winning his first-ever MVP award with the most noticeable performance among them.
Acuña Jr. has a batting average of 0.337 (184 hits in 546 times at bat) and has 32 home runs, 85 RBIs and 63 steals, with an OPS (on-base plus slugging) of 1.001 in 135 games this year. His batting average is listed on the top offensive indicators, including fourth place in the league, ninth place in joint home runs, first place in stolen bases, and fourth place in OPS.
The team was also listed as the team that reached its first 90 wins of the season with the victory. He is aiming to win the World Series for the first time in two years with 90 wins and 45 losses in the season. The 2023 season is being made, which will be a fantastic memory for both teams and individuals.
After the game, Acuña Jr. said in an interview with “MLB.com ,” “I never imagined that a ball would come out that fast.” “I hit it hard,” he said. “I’m really happy with the success I’ve achieved this season. It seems to have been achieved again at an important moment. I’m really happy, and it’s a good season. Fortunately, I was able to win again today (the 3rd), and I will continue to move forward,” he said.