Bae Ji-hwan, 2 Hits in 5 Games... Take the Lead in Defeating Atlanta
Bae Ji-hwan (24), a Korean fielder who plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates, contributed to the team's victory with multiple hits (two or more hits per game).
Bae Ji-hwan started as the 9th hitter and center fielder in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) visiting game against the Atlanta Braves held at Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia on the 10th (Korean time) and played with 2 hits in 4 at bats, 1 RBI, and 1 run. did. 카지노사이트원
For Bae Ji-hwan, this is his first 2-hit game in 5 games since the game against the St. Louis Cardinals on the 3rd (2 hits in 4 at-bats).
His season batting average rose from .241 to .245 (68 hits in 278 at-bats).
Bae Ji-hwan, who entered his first at-bat as the leadoff hitter in the third inning with the game tied 0-0, pushed Atlanta's left-handed starting pitcher Dylan Dodd's second pitch fastball and got on base with a single in front of left field.
Afterwards, he hit home on Brian Hayes' double and succeeded in scoring his 45th run of the season.
Bae Ji-hwan boldly penetrated from first base all the way to home, even to the point where his helmet came off when Hayes hit toward left field.
Thanks to Bae Ji-hwan's bold baserunning, Hayes advanced to second base.
This was followed by Brian Reynolds' two-run home run, allowing Pittsburgh to score three runs in the third inning.
Bae Ji-hwan attempted a bunt from first base with no outs in the 4th inning, but the lead runner was out, and he was the runner on first base. After two outs, he reached third base on Reynolds' hit, and returned to the dugout without scoring due to a missed follow-up hit.
Bae Ji-hwan, who came to bat in the 5th inning with the team ahead 5-3 with 2 outs and runners on second base, easily kicked Michael Tonkin's low slider and added 1 RBI with a hit that fell in front of center field.
This is the 26th RBI of the season.
In the 7th inning, with 1 out and runners on first base, he ended the batting with a double play.
Pittsburgh defeated Atlanta 8-4 and maintained fourth place in the National League Central Division.