Tyler O’Neill (28, St. Louis Cardinals) hit another home run in the opening game. It’s already been 4 years in a row.
On the 31st (Korean time), O’Neill started as the 6th batter in center fielder in the 2023 season opener against the Toronto Blue Jays at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, and fired a home run at the end of the 3rd inning.
In the bottom of the 3rd inning, when the team was trailing 1-4, O’Neill hit opponent starter Alec Manoa’s first pitch with 2 out on 1st base and crossed the fence in the middle right.
With this home run,먹튀검증 O’Neill achieved a special record of 4 consecutive home runs in the opening game. Hitting a home run in the opening game for the fourth consecutive year since 2020.
MLB.com, the official homepage of Major League Baseball, reported that O’Neill became the fourth player in history to achieve this record. Prior to O’Neal, Yogi Berra, Gary Carter, and Todd Hundley had homered in Opening Day for the fourth year in a row.
O’Neal, who started the season again with a home run in the opening game, increased the number of home runs in his career to 70. O’Neal’s most home runs in a season, which debuted in the big leagues in 2018, was 34 in 2021.