What are you working on specifically to improve your game?
My defense definitely needs to get cleaner, and my strikes need to get a bit more consistent as well. But I feel like it’s part of this game. I’m 22, I’m still learning a lot about this game. Hopefully we can keep playing the good way and keep learning.
My son plays MLB: The Show video game all the time, so I constantly hear your intro: “I’m sorry if things got too exciting for you, and this isn’t the game you remember.” But here’s the thing: we’ll never go back. “ What do you mean by that, because it’s a bold statement?
(laughs) Let the children play. Everything revolves around this sentence. If you really have that inner child, that dream of playing baseball, and now you’re on the big stage, do what you dreamed of, do what you worked for. Just put all your energy there and enjoy the moment. Enjoy when you do good, enjoy the struggles, because the next thing you know, 10 years is going to pass – if you have the chance to play this game for 10 years – and then you are going to come out, and you are going to miss these stories. .
Do you think this attitude can help attract more young fans to the game?
I have the impression that it is possible. People just go after that natural hype, and when they see players playing their game to the fullest, giving it their all, that’s all they want to see. They want to have a good show. It’s all about it.