Seiya Suzuki of the Major League Cubs, who had temporarily left the team using the maternity leave system to give birth to his wife, joined the team for the first time in 10 days on the 27th and said, "I have a child and I have to work harder. became."
Suzuki temporarily left the team and returned to Japan from the 17th of this month using the major league maternity leave system called "Paternity List", but on the 27th, he returned to Chicago, his home base, for the first time in 10 days. joined the
Suzuki responded to the interview after playing catch and batting practice before the game, saying, "I got a wife, became a family, and had a child, so I thought I had to work harder. Yesterday, I went to the United States. I'm back, but the jet lag is amazing," he said with a smile.
After that, he said, "I don't want to leave like this at the end, so even if it's a little tough, there are only a few games left, so I have to do well." I told
Suzuki, who is in his first year in the major leagues, has participated in 104 games so far this season and has recorded a batting average of 20%, 6 minutes, 3 minutes, 13 home runs, 45 RBIs, and 9 stolen bases, but the team has 67 wins and 86 losses. 3rd place in the National League Central Division, and the possibility of advancing to the playoffs has already disappeared.
In his return match against the Phillies on the 27th, he was out of the starting lineup.