The Cuban second baseman reached a legendary mark in the Major Leagues in terms of at-bats this postseason.
The problem with second basemen isn’t just during definition Major League Baseball (MLB)But in PostseasonHe has achieved a landmark that has never been equaled in history, and with a very specific one.
During the fourth inning of the last game between the Astros and the Phillies, Houston was up 3-2. Curiel is hit by Connor BroctonHis at-bats ended his hitting streak in the 2022 MLB Playoffs.
Kurial accomplished in the postseason
In the American League, the Caribbean was in the division series until the last day 48 plate appearances without a catch Strikes In 12 games, the fourth player since 1979 to accomplish the feat.
Thus, he matched what Kurial did Tim Foleyof Pittsburgh Pirates; However, he was far from the person with the most appearances without strikeouts in the history of the MLB playoffs. Joey Cora (In Seattle Mariners with 51 in 1995), David Eckstein (In St. Louis Cardinals with 50 in 2006) and John Pierre (In Florida Marlins with 49 in 2003).