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Ji-Man Choi lifted weights in the Rays' dugout after narrowly missing a go-ahead homer

The Orioles and Rays were locked in a 2-2 tie during the seventh inning of their game on Thursday. That's when Ji-Man Choi stepped to the plate for Tampa Bay and put a mighty swing on a pitch from Alex Cobb.

The ball sailed to deep left field, back to the wall ...

... just shy of a homer.

A replay review ruled that it was indeed a double, so Choi had to stay at second base. Fortunately, he came around to score the go-ahead run anyway on a single by Adeiny Hechavarria. The Rays went on to win, 4-3.

Choi's a man who values his dingers though, so he immediately set to work on muscling up for that extra strength to get the ball out:

He'll be slugging bombs in no time.