His heart was boiling.” After that, the twist began.
Trey Turner (Philadelphia Phillies) was in a slump early this season. His performance in the first half was 91 hits, 10 home runs, 32 RBIs, 51 runs, a batting average of 0.247, and an OPS of 0.688. It was definitely a disappointing performance for him, who had a career batting average of 0.296 and an OPS of 0.832. In particular, he was even more disappointed because it was the first year of his 11-year, $300 million (approximately 406.6 billion won) contract.안전놀이터
However, he succeeded in making a comeback in the second half of the season. And the turning point was the Miami Marlins away game held at Londipo Park in Miami, Florida, USA on August 3 (Korean time).
MLB.com, the official Major League website, said, “In Philadelphia’s heartbreaking 8-9 loss to Miami, Turner went 0-for-5 and missed a catchable ground ball. At the time, he was recording a season batting average of 0.237 and an OPS of 0.667. “Turner, embarrassed, went into the batting cage and hit the ball until midnight,” he said.
“I used to do that early in my career,” Turner said. “I did it a lot in college, and even early in my career, I would stay up until midnight three or four times a year hitting practice. But over the last few years, I haven’t had to do it that often.” .
He continued, “I wasn’t hitting well during the four-game series in Miami. I missed a lot of fastballs. The balls I should have made were fouls. I was aiming for breaking balls. I was a strong hitter with fastballs, so I foul-cut those balls.” “When I did it, I realized something was wrong. I should have hit a line drive or something.”
“Turner’s mind was boiling,” said Philadelphia hitting coach Kevin Long. “That’s when it all came to a head. Turner was very frustrated. He just needed to vent. There were a few other guys in the batting cage. I told them, ‘ “I knew Turner needed to be angry. He needed to get a lot off his chest. He was upset about the way things were going, both offensively and defensively.”
After that, Turner succeeded in resurrection. Turner began hitting again on August 5 against the Kansas City Royals. He subsequently batted .337 with 16 home runs, 42 RBIs, and an OPS of 1.057. His season performance includes 170 hits, 26 home runs, 76 RBI, 102 runs, and a batting average of 0.266 with an OPS of 0.779.
Turner’s momentum in the second half continued into the postseason. Turner is swinging the bat with 12 hits, 2 home runs, 3 RBIs, 5 runs, and a batting average of 0.500 and 1.455 OPS in 6 games. Thanks to his performance, Philadelphia succeeded in advancing to the National League Championship Series (NLCS).
Philadelphia will play the first game of the NLCS against the Arizona Diamondbacks on the 17th at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This is the first step toward advancing to the World Series for two consecutive years.
In an interview after completing training for the game against Arizona, Turner said, “I’m working on my shortcomings and punishing my poor play. I’m doing a little bit of both. I don’t know if I’m punishing myself, or if I’m getting angry and looking for a solution. Maybe the solution is.” “It will be about finding ,” he said.
“I always think I feel better when I do things right. Whether I go 0-for-4 or make a mistake or whatever, I feel better when I do things right,” he said. “If I’m doing things wrong, it makes me angrier.” “I make it,” he said.