MLB: No rest! Whit Merrifield equals KC record with 421 straight game without fail

MLB No rest Whit Merrifield equals KC record with 421

Veteran Whit merrifield has a simple answer as to why he has been able to play in all the games of the Kansas City Royals since June 25, 2018. The reasons behind Merrifield’s consistency are not that simple. They involve having a discipline, a regimen and an attitude like no other, and those things have brought him here, until Friday night at Kauffman Stadium against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Merrifield played in his 421st consecutive game, tying a Royals franchise record held by Alcides Escobar from September 26, 2015 to July 7, 2018. Merrifield went 3-0 with a walk in the 6-0 loss.

Merrifield credited the Royals trainers when he spoke about his streak before Friday’s game, both to athletic coaches and to strength and conditioning coaches helping him prepare to play every day no matter what he’s working on. .

Merrifield has an offseason training and treatment plan and an offseason training plan that prepares him for a full 162-game roster. It is also mentality. Merrifield wakes up every day ready to play baseball. It is not his decision to put him in the lineup, but he will come to the stadium ready for it.

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It takes the 2019, 2020 and 2021 seasons without missing a single game. The last time he failed one was on June 24, 2018, so more than three years have passed.

Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Bachelor of Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and within days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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