Tie score solo shot → 9th fatal error → end loss, Edmon’s unlucky day

St. Louis Cardinals’ Korean infielder Tommy Hyeon-su Edmon hit his 4th home run of the season, but he couldn’t laugh. He provided an excuse for a come-from-behind defeat with a fatal mistake. 

Edmon started as second baseman ninth in a game against the San Francisco Giants held at Oracle Park in San Francisco, California on the 26th (hereinafter Korean time). He went 4-for-1 with 1 home run, 1 RBI and 2 runs scored, but he made an unfortunate error on defense. 

Edmon kicked up San Francisco starter Sean Manea’s 88 mph low changeup after one out in the third inning, trailing 0-1, and fired a tying solo home run (season 4) that went over the fence in the middle. He is hitting 3 home runs in his last 6 games. 

He retired on a grounder to first base after two outs in the fifth inning. St. Louis created chances for first and second base safely with Dylan Carson’s left-handed hit and Paul Deyong’s right-handed hit in the 8th inning, trailing 1-2. Edmon hit a ground ball to the second baseman, and the runner on first base was out from second base, making it one out, first and third base.

Afterwards, Tyler O’Neill hit a superior double to tie the score at 2-2. Paul Goldschmidt hit a timely left-handed hit in the 1st and 2nd and 3rd base chances that continued, Edmon and Deyong both scored and turned the game 4-2.

In the ninth inning, Edmon could not save the RBI opportunity with a ground ball from 2nd base, 1st and 2nd base. And in the bottom of the ninth, he made a fatal mistake on defense. Edmon missed a hit off leadoff hitter Jax Pederson. After that, 안전놀이터 Mike Yastrzemski’s mid-month double hit 4-3.

St. Louis closer Hensley took two outs with a shortstop fly ball and strikeout in the danger of a tie at second base safely. However, with 2nd out and 2nd base, Blake Saball hit a come-from-behind two-run homer and lost 4-5. 

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