MLB: Sensation outfielder for Guardians hasn’t struck out since September and it’s 76 at-bats; besides, he makes other records

Including the 2022 Cactus League games, the rookie Steven Kwan of the Cleveland Guardianshas not struck out from September 26, 2021 with Triple-A Columbusa span of 76 plate appearances between strikeouts.

Reaching base three more times on Tuesday, young outfielder Kwan reached base 18 times in his first five gamessurpassing fellow Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce’s old record of 17 in 2008:

Kwan now has a .750 on-base percentage to start the year, having reached base safely in 18 of his first 24 plate appearances, a record for the most times on base in a player’s first five games. since at least 1901.

He has seen 115 pitches without a swing miss, which is the longest streak among players to debut since 2000, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The previous best was 100 pitches by David Fletcher of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

The 24-year-old Kwan has turned heads in all areas of baseball with his offensive performance this season. With another game on the books after the Guardians’ victory over the Reds on Tuesday, nothing has changed.

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The two teams were tied heading into the final inning, but Andrés Giménez broke a 4-4 tie in the ninth with a two-run homer and José Ramírez led off Mexican rookie Daniel Duarte with his third grand slam. race.

Raphael Martinez

I am a fan of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and all Mexican baseball in general. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterruptedly since 2009), signatures of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, although 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 have baseball in my veins. Degree in 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 a reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I arrived at 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 at Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and a few days later, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. This is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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MLB: Sensation outfielder for Guardians hasn’t struck out since September and it’s 76 at-bats; besides, he makes other records