‘Shortstop→Right fielder’ Tatis JR, first outfield performance in exhibition game
Fernando Tatis Jr. (24, San Diego Padres), who changed his position with the signing of shortstop Zander Bogatz (31), started defending right field for the first time in an exhibition game.
San Diego held a 2023 exhibition game against the Seattle Mariners at Peoria Stadium located in Peoria, Arizona, USA on the 3rd (Korean time).
On this day, Tatis Jr. started as San Diego’s No. 1, right fielder. He went 0-for-2 with 1 walk and 1 run. Also on defense, 1 putout.
Both runs and putouts following walks came in the first inning. Tatis Jr. went on base with a walk in the first inning and then homered on a timely hit by Nelson Cruz.
Afterwards, Tatis Jr. handled Teosca Hernandez’s relatively normal batted ball with a fly to right field in the first inning with no runners leading 1-0.
This was Tatis Jr.’s first right field appearance in an exhibition game. Previously, Tatis Jr. appeared as a designated hitter in the first demonstration game on the 1st. 예스벳 토토
Tatis Jr. is no stranger to right field. He appeared in 18 games as a right fielder in the last 2021 season. This season, he is expected to play most games in right field.
Dan Tatis Jr. will not be able to play in the first 20 games of the 2023 season due to a ban on a banned substance. You can start from an away game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on April 21st.