Pittsburgh Pirates multiplayer Bae Ji-hwan (24) made a big success by recording a multi-hit and two steals, but could not prevent the team from losing.
On the 4th (Korean time), Bae Ji-hwan started as the 8th hitter and 2nd baseman before the Tampa Bay Race in the ‘2023 Major League Baseball’ held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. He went 2-for-3 with 1 walk and 2 stolen bases, and his batting average for the season rose from 0.247 to 0.262.
The first at-bat was after two outs in the top of the second inning. Despite unfavorable decisions in many ways, such as the referee calling a strike on a ball that deviated a lot, he got a walk after a full count match and went on to the ground.
The first hit came in the second at-bat. After two outs in the top of the fourth inning, he had to try a surprise bunt against opponent starter Shane McLanahan to step on first base with a hit. He succeeded in stealing base (Season No. 12) and went to second base, then showed off his quick feet by running to third base in the gap where the ball fell back.
In the top of the 7th inning, a multi-hit came out. As the lead batter, he pushed the four-seam fastball of pitcher Chase Anderson, who had changed, and hit the left-handed hit. Afterwards, he stole second base straight away and succeeded in stealing his 13th base of the season. 메이저놀이터
At the top of the ninth inning, the last at-bat, he turned with a floating ball to left fielder with one out and first base.
Bae Ji-hwan went back and forth between cold and hot baths in defense. First, in the bottom of the 5th inning, at second base, Yandy Diaz threw his body into a hit ball and caught it, then threw it accurately to first base and raised an outcount. However, he immediately made an error in throwing to Wander Franco’s batted ball from first out and third base, and was unable to prevent the run.