JT Realmuto (Philadelphia Phillies) could not laugh at the team’s defeat even after becoming the main character of catcher hit for the cycle (cycling hit) in 12 years.
On the 13th (Korean time), in the 2023 Major League Baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks held at Phoenix Chase Field, Arizona, USA, Realmuto started as the 5th hitter catcher and recorded 4 hits, 3 RBIs and 3 runs in 4 at-bats.안전놀이터
He compiled his cycling hit with four singles, a double, a triple and a home run.
The cycling hit by a Philadelphia player is the ninth all-time and the first in 19 years since David Bell in 2004.
At the same time, it is the first time in 12 years that a catcher has achieved a cycling hit since George Kotaras of the Milwaukee Brewers in 2011.
Realmuto started with a cannon from the first at-bat.
He came out as the lead batter in the second inning, trailing 0-1, and drew a solo arch over the fence in the middle of the rain. In the 3rd inning, 2 outs 1st and 2nd base, which balanced the score to 1-1, he exploded a triple at the right time with 2 RBIs hitting the middle fence. He added a hit to the left after two outs in the 5th inning when the match was 5-5, and then took a breath in the 7th inning with a walk.
With only one double left on the cycling hit, Realmuto came out as the lead batter in the ninth inning with the team trailing 7-9 and completed the record with a double through right-center.
However, Philadelphia lost 8-9 despite Realmuto’s cycling hit.
While starter Matt Stram stepped down with 3 runs in 2⅔ innings, Unier Marte (1⅓ innings, 2 runs), Dylan Covey (1⅓ innings, 2 runs), and Andrew Vazquez (1⅔ innings, 2 runs) conceded a victory to Arizona with consecutive runs. did.