1st place Beau Bisset 0.3184, 2nd place Yandi Diaz 0.3180, 3rd place Masataka Yoshida 0.3179. The 1st to 3rd batting averages in the American League all have an official batting average of 0.318.
The first hit is in front of you.
Boston Red Sox outfielder Masataka Yoshida (30) narrowed the gap with the first place to 0.0005. Like his senior colleague Ichiro Suzuki, he has come to a position where메이저놀이터 he can aim for the batting title in his debut season in the major leagues.
On the 18th (hereafter Korean time), the away Auckland Athletics match was held at the Auckland Coliseum. 4 – Yoshida, who played as the designated hitter, hit doubles to the left field in the 2nd and 4th innings in a row. He recorded his 37th multi-hit this season.
He came as the lead batter in the second inning and pushed an outside fastball (154 km/h) thrown by opposing right-hander Luis Medina to make it a double. In the 4th inning, when there was no runner with one company, he responded with a straight ball (152 km/h). In both cases, the follow-up hit failed to lead to a goal. In the sixth inning, he was out with a ground ball to third base and a straight hit to center field in the last at-bat in the ninth.
2 hits in 4 at-bats. He had a batting average of 0.3189 until his third at-bat, but ended with a batting average of 0.3179 in his last at-bat.
Until the previous day (17th), Diaz of the Tampa Bay Race was first with 0.322. On this day, against the Texas Lasers, he went 0-for-4 and fell to 0.3180. Bissett of the Toronto Blue Jays went 2-for-4 against the San Diego Padres. He raised his batting average for the season from 0.317 to 0.3184 to become first. The ranking of each match may change. The three-way match between Yoshida, Bisset, and Diaz is exciting.
Until two days ago, Yoshida recorded 0.317, 5 li behind No. 1 Diaz (0.323). Caught in 2 games.
From the second half of the first half, the hitting feeling is very good. In the last six games, he recorded 10 hits in 27 at-bats and a batting average of 0.370. In the game against the Chicago Cubs on the 17th, he had 3 hits and 6 RBIs, including a home run.
In the past, there was one Japanese hitter who became the major league batting champion. Ichiro is also Yoshida’s Orix Buffaloes senior. He made his major league debut with the Seattle Mariners in 2001 (0.350) and 2004.(0.372) won the American League batting title. Yoshida follows the path of the ‘Legend’ Ichiro.