Fernando Tatis Jr., whose 80-game suspension was lifted after taking a banned drug, ended up with no hits in the return match, but contributed to the team’s victory by directing Hosobi in a crisis situation.
Tatis Jr. played 메이저놀이터the first right fielder in an away game against the Arizona Diamondbacks held at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, USA on the 21st (Korean time). Business trip in 564 days since the San Francisco Giants match on October 4, 2021.
Tatis Jr. was hitless in five at-bats, but after two outs in the eighth inning, he blew off Joshua Rojas’ batted ball. The San Diego batting line, which scored only two points in the last four games, showed concentration for a long time and defeated Arizona 7-5.
American sports media ‘CBS Sports’ said, “San Diego’s star player Fernando Tatis Jr. returned from suspension and contributed to a 7-5 victory. He went 0-for-5 on the day, but his return means that San Diego formed the best lineup. do,” he said.
Tatis Jr. said ahead of the lifting of the suspension, “I am happy just to be here. Thank you for the opportunity and we have a long way to go. I want to contribute to the team’s victory with my colleagues.”
The media paid attention to Tatis Jr.’s outfield defense. ‘CBS Sports’ said, “Tatis Jr., a former shortstop, showed his uneasiness as a right fielder, but he blew his body off Joshua Rojas’ batted ball in the 8th inning, leading 7-5.”
He also added, “If Tatis Jr. hadn’t caught it, we would have been in a tiebreaker. Thanks to Tatis Jr.’s catch, we were able to keep our two-point lead.”