MLB: Timely! Giants outfielder expert at hitting very well in the ninth inning

There is a reason why the left-handed pitcher Alex Wood once described his partner LaMonte Wade Jr. as “cold as ice”. Wade once again showed his ability to stay calm under pressure and get ahead with the game on the line, delivering a two-run single off right-hander Carlos Estévez in the top of the ninth inning to propel the Los Angeles. San Francisco Giants to a 7-4 comeback. over the Colorado Rockies Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field.

The Giants entered the ninth disadvantaged, 4-3, but mounted a late rally against Estévez, who walked pinch-hitter Buster Posey and then gave straight singles to Thairo Estrada and Brandon Belt to load the bases without out. That brought Wade, who quickly lined up a 1-2 fastball to right field to drive in a pair of runs and put San Francisco ahead, 5-4:

Wade is now 9-of-15 (.600) with nine RBIs in the ninth inning this year, the second-highest batting average in the ninth by a Giants player since Glenn Adams’ .615 in 1975. Wade also ranks. second on the team with 17 RBIs to take advantage on the board, behind only Crawford (19).

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With Estevez throwing a fastball higher than 90 in the ninth, Wade opted to choke on his bat with two strikes, which he said he has been doing for the past few weeks to try and produce more contact.

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 after a few 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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