In order to maintain the reserve squad, Cleveland owner Arthur McBride hired them to his own taxi company, which is where the name comes from. 스포츠토토핫 It was introduced in 2020 when the new coronavirus infection COVID-19 was in full swing in the U.S. Major League Baseball.
In case a player suddenly infected with COVID-19 comes out during a visiting game, four of the players outside the 40-man roster can be put in the Tax Squad and accompanied.
Adolis Garcia 30, Texas Rangers is a player who joined the Texas club’s Taxi Squad with Yang Hyun-jong KIA Tigers in 2021.
Garcia, who took the lead that year, hit 39 home runs this year, following 31 home runs in 2021 and 27 in 2022, establishing himself as an irreplaceable built-in. In this fall’s baseball, he has led Texas to the World Series and is playing a major role in bringing him one step closer to his first championship.
Garcia hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning of overtime against 5-5 in Game 1 of the 2023 U.S. Major League Baseball World Series WS, four wins out of seven at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, on the 28th.
It is his eighth home run of the postseason and fifth consecutive home run. Garcia, who previously hit an RBI timely hit in the first inning, set a new record for most RBIs in a single postseason with 22 RBIs this postseason including a walk-off home run.
Garcia’s walk-off home run was possible because Corey Seager led the game to a 5-5 tie with a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning. After the game, Garcia looked back on Seager’s home run and said, Today was the best moment in the game. I was excited to tie it, and I knew we could win.
As for his walk-off home run, he said, It was a really thrilling moment. I watched my colleagues happy while looking at the dugout, he said. In addition to Yang Hyun-jong and his Taxi Squad teammates, Garcia’s relationship with Korean baseball is more. Infielder Adonis Garcia, who played for the LG Twins in 2018, is his brother.
LG Garcia had a batting average of 0.339 with eight home runs and an on-base plus slugging (OPS) of 0.903 in 50 games, but he did not play many games due to injury. Garcia, who signed with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2017, had to leave the team when St. Louis recruited Kim Kwang-hyun SSG Landers in 2019.
St. Louis took measures to release Garcia to put Kim Kwang-hyun on the 40-man roster, and Texas recruited him at that time. The Texas club also placed Garcia on the waiting list for release to make room for right-handed pitcher Michael Foltynevich ahead of spring camp in 2021. Garcia overcame the odds of two releases to become a page in Major League Baseball’s fall baseball history.