It is necessary to pay attention to Davis Schneider (24) in the next appearance of ‘Korean Monster’ Ryu Hyun-jin (36, Toronto Blue Jays).
Schneider started as the 6th hitter and second baseman in the Boston away game held at Fenway Park, Massachusetts on the 5th (Korean time), 2 hits in 5 at-bats 메이저놀이터 (1 home run), 1 RBI, 1 run, leading to a 7-3 victory. added strength. Schneider, who made his big league debut on this day, fired a home run from his first at-bat in the second inning. With no runners in the top of the second inning, leading 2-0, Boston starter James Paxton pulled a fastball on the third pitch and passed the green monster to the left. His exit velocity was 106.2 miles (170.9 km/h) and distance was 377 feet (114.9 m).
MLB.com, the official homepage of the Major League Baseball (MLB), said, “It is the fourth time in Toronto club history to hit a home run in the first at-bat in the MLB debut, following Al Woods in 1977, Junior Felix in 1989, and JP Arencibia in 2010.” Schneider was thrilled, saying, “I thought it would come true if I made a wish, but I didn’t think it would actually come true. I just wanted to hit a good ball in my first at-bat. I never expected this to happen.” Schneider went on base with an infield hit in the 7th inning against Boston, and led the team’s batting line with multi-hits.
Schneider was selected by Toronto with the 849th overall pick in the 28th round of the 2017 draft. At the time of his joining, he did not receive high expectations, but he performed quite decently in the minor leagues. Last year, he played a total of 113 games in the top Single A, Double A, and Triple A, with a batting average of 0.253 (16 homers and 56 RBIs in 383 at-bats). This season’s Triple-A record was a batting average of 0.275 (85 hits in 309 at-bats), 21 homers and 64 RBIs in 87 games. The combined OPS of on-base percentage (0.416) and slugging percentage (0.553) reached 0.969. On the
5th, he had an unforgettable day by hitting his first big league call-up and hitting a home run in his first at-bat.