FA model student’ Freddie Freeman (34) achieved the records of 20 home runs, 20 stolen bases, and 200 hits and 100 RBIs in a single season for the LA Dodgers in 94 years.
Freeman started as the second hitter and first baseman in the 2023 Major League Baseball away game against the Colorado Rockies held at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado, USA on the 28th (Korean time), and helped the Dodgers win 8-2 with a three-run home run in the 8th inning. added.
He hit the first pitch from a changed pitcher in the 8th inning with 2 outs and runners on first and second base, leading 5-2. Colorado sidearm Justin Lawrence pulled a sinker 94.4 miles (151.9 km) from the inside of the first pitch and went over the right fence. Exit speed 103.1 miles (165.9 km), distance 412 feet (125.6 m), launch angle 30 degrees. It was the moment when he surpassed 100 RBI (101) with his 28th home run of the season.
For Freeman personally, this is his fourth 100-RBI season. During his time with the Atlanta Braves, he had 109 RBIs in 2013, 121 RBIs in 2019, and had 100 RBIs last year, his first year as a free agent with the Dodgers. This is the first time he has hit 100 RBIs for two consecutive years.
According to local media such as the Associated Press, Freeman said, “100 RBI is a good record. Like it. “It’s my favorite record,” he said with a laugh. Among the Dodgers, JD Martinez is the third player to reach 100 RBIs following Mookie Betts (106 RBIs) and Max Muncy (104 RBIs), and JD Martinez is also close to reaching 100 RBIs with 98 RBIs.
“When I looked at the electronic scoreboard, I realized how many RBIs I and Martinez needed,” said Freeman. “I will do my best to help Martinez increase his RBIs over the next few days.” In the history of the Dodgers, there have never been four batters with 100 RBIs in a season.
Until this day, Freeman has played in 157 of the team’s 158 games, batting average of .333 (207 hits in 622 at-bats), 28 home runs, 101 RBI, 128 runs, 72 walks, 119 strikeouts, 23 stolen bases, .412 on-base percentage, .568 slugging percentage, and .980 OPS. It’s in progress. In the National League (NL), he ranked 2nd in hits, runs scored, and on-base percentage, 3rd in batting average, 4th in slugging percentage and OPS, and 10th in RBI.
Freeman, who became the first Dodgers first baseman to hit 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases, added 200 hits and 100 RBIs. He became the first Dodgers player in 94 years since Babe Hermann in Brooklyn in 1929 to record 20 home runs, 20 stolen bases, and 200 hits and 100 RBIs in a season. In 1929, Hermann had 21 home runs, 21 stolen bases, 217 hits, and 113 RBI.
Meanwhile, on this day, the Dodgers won 8-2 thanks to an explosion in the batting lineup and a good pitch by rookie starter Emmett Sheehan, allowing 5 hits (2 home runs) and no walks while allowing 2 runs in 6 innings. Sheehan has 4 wins (1 loss) of the season and an average ERA of 4.92. He pitched his first 10-strikeout game at Coors Field, known as the graveyard of pitchers. He threw a mix of four-seam fastballs (40) with a maximum speed of 96.3 miles (155.0 km) and an average of 95.3 miles (153.4 km), as well as sliders (25), change-ups (15), and sweepers (4). 토토사이트
The Dodgers recorded 2 wins and 1 loss in their three-game road trip to Colorado, with the rookie pitchers shining brightly. On the 26th, Ryan Pepiot appeared as the second pitcher and pitched well in 6 innings, allowing 5 hits (1 home run), 1 walk, striking out 9, and allowing 1 run, and on the 27th, starting pitcher Bobby Miller pitched 7 innings, allowing 7 hits (1 home run), no walks, 9 strikeouts, and 2 runs. He won his 11th win (4 losses) of the season.
Freeman, who watched rookie pitchers pitch well at Coors Field for three consecutive games, said, “This place can be burdensome for young pitchers. A missed hit can turn into a double, and a big inning can happen in an instant. In that respect, what Pepiot, Miller, and Sheehan showed was very impressive.”