The disciplinary action of Fernando Tatis Jr. (San Diego Padres), who was suspended for 80 games for taking a banned substance, is almost over. Tatis Jr. can play in major league games from the 21st (Korean time).
Tatis Jr., who is about to be lifted from his disciplinary action, 메이저놀이터appeared at San Diego Petco Park on the 18th. He joined the San Diego squad ahead of a home game against the Atlanta Braves and trained together before the game.
Tatis Jr. has been playing for Triple-A El Paso until recently, raising his sense of realism. He bombed the league. In eight games, he batted 5.15 (17-for-33) with 7 homers and 15 RBIs, with an on-base percentage of .590, a slugging percentage of 1.212, and an OPS of 1.802. He also drove in 5 home runs in 2 games. The playing water was different.
El Paso is located in Texas and will be traveling earlier this week. It was expected to be a final overhaul on a single-A team just 75 miles from San Diego, but San Diego brought Tatis Jr. to team training.
San Diego manager Bob Melvin looked at Tatis Jr.’s training and said, “He looks good. He must have seen the numbers in triple A. He seems to be watching the ball pretty well,” he said, “and we’ll pack him up nicely in bubble wrap and take him to Arizona. He will make his first trip there,” referring to his comeback.
Tatis Jr. can play from the Arizona away game on the 21st, and San Diego will play immediately after the suspension is lifted.
San Diego has been on the decline lately. San Diego lost 0-2 against Atlanta on the 18th. He lost 2 matches in a row. Recently, they have 2 wins and 6 losses in 8 games against the New York Mets, Milwaukee and Atlanta.
The other line is the problem. 21 points in 8 games, but the average is only 1.6 points excluding one game in which 10 points were picked.
Free agent Zander Bogatz is batting 3.62 with 4 home runs and 10 RBIs with an OPS of 1.010, but Juan Soto is batting 1.064 with 3 homers and OPS of .707, and Manny Machado is batting 2.39 with 1 It is a slow starter with a home run OPS of .600.
San Diego is 27th with a team batting average of .228 and 21st with an OPS of .705. At least, the team is tied for 7th with 22 home runs. We are eagerly awaiting the return of Tatis Jr. Tatis is expected to play as a top hitter and right fielder. Tatis-Soto-Bogatz-Machado can build the strongest top batting order. Attention is focusing on whether Tatis will return and ignite the sluggish San Diego batting line.
Tatis Jr., who signed a long-term contract with San Diego in 2021 for 14 years and 340 million dollars (approximately 440 billion won), was suspended for 80 games due to a positive testosterone testosterone synthetic substance that helps improve performance in August of last year. received.