Did you hit a home run in the game against your home team, the LA Dodgers, to revive your momentum? Cody Bellinger (28), the “released MVP,” hit five hits in a game for the first time in his personal career.
The Chicago Cubs had an away game against the Oakland Athletics at the Coliseum in Oakland, California, USA on the 18th (Korean time).
On this day, Bellinger started as the Chicago Cubs’ No. 7 center fielder and scored 5 hits and 1 run in 5 at-bats. This was Bellinger’s first five-hit game in his seventh year in the major leagues.
Bellinger got off to a good start by hitting Oakland starter Kyle Mueller with a hit to center field in the second inning, and also scored a run after hitting Mueller with a double in the fourth inning.
Following this, Bellinger hit Mueller with a hit to left field again in the fifth inning, leading 6-1, and recorded a hit to Adrian Martinez in right field in the seventh inning. 스포츠토토
With his momentum rising, Bellinger completed his first five hits in one game with a hit to center field off Chad Smith in the eighth inning, leading 10-1.
As a result, Bellinger’s performance improved significantly. Bellinger had a batting average of 0.310 and an on-base percentage of 0.369 and an OPS of 0.886 so far. Until the day before, his batting average was only 0.247.
With this, Bellinger recorded a hit in the last 7 games. In particular, on the 17th, he even hit a home run in the game against his home team, the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Chicago Cubs won the game 10-1 thanks to starter Hayden Wesneski’s 1 run in 7 innings and Patrick Wisdom’s 2 home runs.
In addition, Nico Horner had 2 hits, 1 RBI and 3 runs, Dansby Swanson had 2 hits and 2 runs, Seiya Suzuki had 3 hits, 1 RBI and 1 run, and Ian Happ had 2 hits and 3 runs.
While Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Wesneski pitched well, Oakland starting pitcher Mueller suffered a loss with 13 hits and 6 runs in 4 innings.