I see a wild card!’
‘Korean Monster’ Ryu Hyun-jin’s team, the Toronto Blue Jays, has increased its chances of advancing to the 2023 American Professional Baseball Major League postseason. Unless there is a major incident, he is expected to participate in the fall feast as the main character.
Toronto won 9-5 in an away game against the Tampa Bay Rays on the 25th (Korean time). They avenged their 6-7 close loss on the 24th by hitting 4 home runs. It didn’t start well. They gave up two runs in the bottom of the first inning and were taken out. They succeeded in turning the 2nd inning into a 5-run big inning, and although they allowed 1 run in the bottom of the 4th inning, they continued to lead by scoring 1 run in the top of the 6th inning. They gave up 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th and were down 6-5. Unlike the day before, I showed my back. They scored 1 run in the top of the 8th inning and 2 runs in the top of the 9th, putting a wedge in the game.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. made a multi-shot, and Bo Bichette also drew an arch. First hitter George Springer hit an inside park home run. On the mound, Yusei Kikuchi, who appeared as a starter, performed poorly, allowing 9 hits and 4 runs in 4 innings. Eric Swanson and Jordan Hicks, who came out at the end of the game, both recorded one inning of no runs and protected the lead. 메이저놀이터
With this victory, Toronto crossed the 9th line of advancing to the postseason. They recorded 87 wins and 69 losses and maintained second place in the American League Wild Card. Together, they beat the Houston Astros (85-71) and Seattle Mariners (84-71), who were mired in three straight losses. According to FanGraphs, the probability of advancing to the postseason was 98.4%. There was a 7% chance of winning the World Series.
There are now only 6 games left. After resting on the 26th, they will play a three-game home game against the New York Yankees from the 27th to the 29th. Then, they will have a three-game home game against Tampa Bay from the 30th to the 2nd of next month. Ryu Hyun-jin is scheduled to start against Tampa Bay on the 30th.
◆ Toronto remaining game schedule
– 27th vs. Yankees (home)
– 28th vs. Yankees (home)
– 29th vs. Yankees (home)
– 30th vs. Tampa Bay (home)
– October 1st vs. Tampa Bay (home)
– October 2nd vs. Tampa Bay (home)