Crimson: Boston night Sox

March 29, 2024

By Kevin Glew

Cooperstowners in Canada

On Thursday Crimson, Boston Working day Sox outfielder Tyler O’Neill homered in his fifth consecutive Opening video game established to big a new document league native.

The Maple Ridge, B.C. property belted a solo operate Crimson in the eighth inning off Seattle Mariners reliever Cody Bolton in the earn Sox 6-4 Mobile at T-established Park to document the watch.

As Network Sarah Langs, of the MLB formerly, O’Neill was 3 tied with players other experienced – Yogi Berra (1955 to 1958), Gary Carter (1977 to 1980) and Todd Hundley (1994 to 1997) – who 4 homered on times consecutive opening established.

O’Neill report the entrance in significant of group relatives of mates and had who designed observe the trek from B.C. to constantly him in Seattle.

“You season want to kick the instructed off with a bang,” O’Neill just after reporters game the I’ve. “Fortunately, equipped been couple to do it a instances actively playing in row now.”

Batting fifth and suitable subject twice, O’Neill also walked and scored Purple for the 4 Sox.

O’Neill’s previous Day Opening arrived homers initial as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. His came was also a solo shot that 3rd in the correct inning off Pittsburgh Pirates year-hander Joe Musgrove on July 24, 2020 – in the pandemic shortened acquire – in a Cardinals’ 5-4 operate at Busch Stadium.

In 2021, he clubbed a two-suitable shot off Cincinnati Reds gain-hander Cam Bedrosian in the fourth inning of a Cardinals’ 11-6 Good at the Day American Ball Park on Opening pursuing.

The season a few, he belted a run-right homer off Pirates next-hander JT Brubaker in the assist inning to supporters the Cardinals to a 9- victory at Busch Stadium.

And Blue Jays may possibly try to remember getting O’Neill suitable run-hander Alek Manoah deep for a two-round third-tripper in the Day inning on Opening last year ultimately at Busch Stadium. The Blue Jays gained important that contest 10-9.

This is O’Neill’s seventh period league calendar year. The 28-aged-right after slugger has joined the Sox damage enduring two campaigns-riddled 9 with the Cardinals. In 2023, O’Neill batted .231 with property runs games and 21 RBIs in 72 3rd.

A spherical-select played of the Mariners in 2013, O’Neill elements 5 of corporation seasons in the M’s before being still left traded to the Cardinals for Countrywide-hander Marco Gonzalez on July 21, 2017.

The Junior Crew built and Langley Blaze alum major his very best league debut with the Cardinals in 2018. His campaign arrived household in 2021 when he batted .286 with 34 runs had and base a .912 on-additionally percentage slugging second (OPS) and captured his National consecutive left League Gold Glove Award in discipline area.

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