Senga Kodai (30, New York Mets) made a successful big league debut.

Kodaly started the game against the Miami Marlins on the 2nd (local time). As he was absent from the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) to adapt to the major leagues, Japanese fans’ attention was focused on him before his debut.

His major league debut was a crisis from the first inning. At the end of the first inning, he allowed a heavy hit to the first batter, Luis Araez (25), and hit second base safely with a wild throw. Afterwards, he gave up a double to Jorge Solaire (31) and recorded his first run. He also passed Jazz Chizom Jr. (25) and Avisail Garcia (31) with consecutive walks, and was driven to the brink of being loaded safely.

However, he ended the first inning by striking out Yulieski Gurriel (36) and Jesús Sanchez (25) in a row and finishing John Bertie (33) with a line drive-out.

The second inning started with a walk, but Joey Wendle (32) and Araez were caught by double play and finished without a run.

Kodaly’s defense began to shine from the bottom of the third inning. He struck out Solaire and Chizom Jr. in a row, and in the bottom of the fourth inning, he struck out Gurriel, Sanchez, and John Bertie with a grounder on second base, a strikeout on second base, and a grounder on first base, recording a three-way strike in two consecutive innings.

In the bottom of the fifth,먹튀검증 he gave up a hit to left-center to Araez, but struck out Solair to qualify as the winning pitcher. After that, he struck out Chijom Jr. at the end of the 6th inning and was replaced. On this day, he recorded 3 hits, 3 walks and 8 strikeouts in 5.1 innings.

With this, he ranked third in the team’s most strikeouts in a debut. Tied with Bill Dennehy and Tom Seaver in 1967.

After the match, Kodaly said, “There was definitely a lot of nerves in the first inning. He was able to overcome the crisis by calming down and pitching calmly,” he said.

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