Choi Ji-man’s 7th home run of the season, TB Garrett Call, escaped the third consecutive win.
Choi Ji-man (Tampa Bay) hit a home run in three games.
Choi Ji-man started as a first baseman and second batter in a home game against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg on the 30th (Korea time), recording one hit in four at-bats (1 home run), one walk and two RBIs.
Choi Ji-man, who picked up a walk against Yankees starter Garrett Cole in the bottom of the first inning, retired with a flying ball and strikeout in the third and fifth innings.
The home run came out in the bottom of the sixth inning. Choi Ji-man, who faced Albert Abreu, a pitcher with one out and one base, hit a home run over the right fence after seven pitches. Choi Ji-man’s 7th homer of the season.
In the bottom of the seventh inning, Choi Ji-man struck out and failed to make an additional hit.
Meanwhile, Tampa Bay scored 10 points in the sixth inning alone and won a 14-0 victory. Yankees starter Cole struck out 10 in 5이닝 innings, but collapsed with six hits (1 home run), two walks, and eight runs (7 earned runs). He lost six games (10 wins) this season. Tampa Bay starter Luis Patino had his second win of the season (2 losses) with no runs in six innings.
Tampa Bay, the second-ranked player in the American League’s eastern division, won its 61st victory (42 losses) in the escape season in three consecutive losses. The Yankees lost 48 games (53 wins).