Mookie Betts (31, Los Angeles Dodgers), an all-around player with excellent athletic ability, showed off his perfect form as the first shortstop after his major league debut.
The Los Angeles Dodgers had an away game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, USA on the 21st (Korean time).
On this day, Betts was omitted from the starting list, but after scoring a hit in the 7th inning as a pinch hitter for Luke Williams at bat, he entered the shortstop in the 7th inning defense.
This was Betts’ first appearance at shortstop in the major leagues. Even including his minor league days, it’s only his 16th. Betts played shortstop 14 times in the minor leagues and once in the fall league.
unfamiliar place. However, Betts caught Patrick Wisdom’s ball in the 8th inning safely on first and second base, stepped on second base, and threw it to first base. 6-3 Double play.
After catching the batted ball, Betts ran, stepped on second base, jumped high, and threw to first base. A scene that shows Betts’ outstanding athletic ability. 토토사이트
The Los Angeles Dodgers closed the 8th inning without allowing a run thanks to Betts’ double play, and James Outman’s bases loaded in the 9th inning against the score 2-2, winning 6-4.
It was already foretold that Betts would start as a shortstop. Manager Dave Roberts has expressed his intention to use Betts as a shortstop due to the shortstop vacancy.
Of course it is not fixed. In addition to playing the outfield, Dan Betts is expected to occasionally play second base and shortstop. Betts was a second baseman in his professional debut.
Since his major league debut, Betts has appeared in 871 games in right field, 217 games in center field, and 35 games at second base. Now, I have one more game as a shortstop.
Betts, who made his shortstop debut, recorded a batting average of 0.273, 2 homers, 6 RBIs, 13 runs, 18 hits, and an on-base percentage of 0.392 OPS of 0.847 in 18 games of the season until this day.