Tampa Bay Rays’ Choi Ji-man has homered for the second straight day, holding his bat scorching scorching and lengthening his hitting streak to 5 video games.
The South Korean first baseman smoked a solo dwelling run off Oakland Athletics starter Frankie Montas within the backside of the fourth inning at Tropicana Area in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Wednesday (native time). It was Choi’s second dwelling run of the season and second in as many days.
The house run minimize the Rays’ deficit to 3-1. The ball left Choi’s bat at 108.3 miles per hour and traveled 406 toes into the precise area seats, in response to Statcast.
The Rays misplaced the sport 4-2 and Choi, who batted cleanup, didn’t get successful apart from the house run. He popped out to 3rd base within the first inning, and struck out wanting within the sixth, and drew a stroll within the eighth.
Choi is now batting .563/.667/1.063 in six video games this season. He has 9 hits, together with two homers and two doubles, in 16 at-bats. He’s main the majors in batting common, on-base proportion, and on-base plus slugging proportion.