This Saturday, September 16th, the champions of the Division of the National League East, Atlanta Braves visit Miami Marlins for the second game of the weekend’s three-game series. The locals, for their part, are trying to get wildcard positions. Every game has a postseason atmosphere.
On Friday, Miami won despite the guests’ good offense. Atlanta scored six runs, but they weren’t enough against the Fish’s nine.
For this Saturday, the Braves made brief changes to the lineup due to the absence of Ronald Acuna Jr. The Venezuelan withdrew on Friday as a precautionary measure due to stiffness in his right calf. Michael Harris II He took the first shift and Kevin Pillar Right field.
Matt Olson He was in his usual position of fourth in the order and first base. The batter started the sixth inning against the reliever Steven Okert. He didn’t let much slip and swung the first pitch, a 93 mph fastball from the left wing.
Olson He hit a long ball all over the middle. The ball left the bat at 107.7 mph and landed 433 feet away. Enormously.
The game ended with five points per team.
It was the 52nd home run of Matt Olson In the season. With this amount it is localized Leaders in the Major Leagues and strengthened his personal brand. In addition, he imposed new ones Record for most home runs in a campaign Atlanta Braves.
The 29-year-old first baseman has broken the 51 mark he shared as of this afternoon Andrew Jones. The Curacao native had the best record since 2005.
He hit 228 home runs over his lifetime, including 86 with the Braves. The rest connected her with Oakland Athletics the team with which he made his major debut.
Let’s look at the hit.
Matt Olson’s 52nd home run set a record for the Atlanta Braves