Veteran infielder Justin Turner (39, Boston Red Sox), who received 16 stitches after being hit in the face by a ball, is hitting hard after returning. It doesn’t seem to have any side effects at all.

On the 25th (hereinafter Korean time), Turner started as a 3rd batter and 1st baseman in an exhibition game against the Atlanta Braves in the 2023 Major League Baseball held at Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers, Florida, USA, and played an active part with 3 hits in 4 at bats, 2 RBIs and 1 base, stealing Boston. won 9-8.

He struck out on a swing in his first at-bat in the first inning, but hit a two-run home run off left-hander Dylan Dot in the third inning. Reported the first home run in this demonstration game.

Turner, who recorded a multi-hit hit against Dot in the 5th inning, hit right-hander Ian Mehia with a left-handed hit in the 7th inning. He even succeeded in stealing second base and showed off his main power.

On the 7th against the Detroit Tigers, Turner suffered a dizzying injury from his first at-bat in the first inning when he was hit in the face by opposing pitcher Matt Manning’s fastball. After collapsing and bleeding from the dune impact, Turner underwent 16 stitches for facial lacerations.

As a result of the examination, Turner, who fortunately avoided fractures and concussions, was confident of an early return, and returned to the Pittsburgh Pirates on the 21st. Turner, who hit from the first at-bat before returning in two weeks, announced his good health with 2 at-bats, 1 hit, 1 walk, and multiple on-base. Then, against the Minnesota Twins on the 23rd, he had no hits in one at-bat, but picked out two walks.

After coming back from injury, he went 4 hits in 7 at-bats in 3 games, batting average of . The overall performance of the demonstration games was also good with an OPS of 1.046 with a batting average of 36.8 li (7 hits in 19 bats), 1 home run, 3 RBIs, 4 walks, 3 strikeouts in 9 games. 토토사이트

Turner, who has been the LA Dodgers’ third baseman, center hitter, and clubhouse leader for nine years since 2014, has shown a downward trend in the past two years. Last year, in 128 games, he had a batting average of 2.78 leagues, 130 hits, 13 homers, 81 RBIs, and an OPS of .788.

Turner, who left the Dodgers after signing a two-year, up to $21.7 million free agent contract with Boston, is preparing for the new season as a first baseman and designated hitter, away from his main position at third base. A place where you can focus on hitting without the burden of defense. Attention is focusing on whether Turner, who overcame the dizzying dune shock, will be able to revive in Boston.

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