‘Gold Glove catcher’ Sean Murphy (29, Atlanta Braves), who was recruited through a triangle trade last winter in anticipation of defense, quickly became an All-Star starting catcher.

The Major League Secretariat announced the final results of the second round of the 2023 All-Star voting for the two major leagues on the 30th (hereinafter Korean time). This is a vote that determines the starting lineup for both teams.

Murphy finished first in the National League catcher category. As such, Murphy was honored with the National League All-Star starting catcher honor in the first season of his transfer.

Now Murphy forms a battery with an as-yet-undecided National League All-Star starter. This is an honor 5 years after his major league debut.

Murphy played for the Oakland Athletics until last year. He ranked 4th in the Rookie of the Year voting for the 2020 season, and won the Gold Glove for the 2021 season.

He also ranked 22nd in American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) voting last year. However, the player who did not stand out much in his attack power.

However, Murphy showed remarkable growth with a batting average of 0.289, 13 home runs, 44 RBIs, 34 points, 61 hits, and an on-base percentage of 0.385 OPS of 0.926 in 60 games of the season until the 29th.

Accordingly, if Murphy continues his batting momentum, it is expected that he will be ranked in the top 10 in the National League MVP voting this time.토토사이트

Among Murphy’s teammates, Ronald Acuna Jr. (26), who received the most votes in the first round, and Orlando Arcia, who took first place in the shortstop category in the second round, were included in the starting list.

The pitcher and replacement member who will play in the All-Star game is decided through a team vote and a commissioner recommendation. The final roster will be announced on the morning of July 3rd in Korean time.

The All-Star Game, a feast for the stars, will be held on July 13 in Korean time at T-Mobile Park, home of the Seattle Mariners, located in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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