Pittsburgh Pirates Bae Ji-hwan showed off his strengths and created another impressive scene.
Bae Ji-hwan started as the first hitter and second baseman in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) away game against the Atlanta Braves held at Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia on the 11th (Korean time), scoring 1 hit and 1 run in 4 at-bats. recorded.
Bae Ji-hwan, who had been slow since returning from injury last month, is slowly improving his batting skills this month. He continued his hitting streak for 5 consecutive games after the game against the Milwaukee Brewers on the 6th. His season batting average remains at 0.245.
Bae Ji-hwan, who retired with a pitcher’s ground ball and a straight hit to the left fielder in his first and second at-bats, respectively, reported a hit in three at-bats. He reached first base in the top of the 6th inning with a heavy hit with 1 out.
Bae Ji-hwan began to run without hesitation after the follow-up hitter Reynolds’ long hit, and continued to increase his speed. Bae Ji-hwan, who passed second and third base in order, arrived at home with a headfirst slide. The result is safe. It was the moment when the balance of 0-0,스포츠토토which had lasted for 5 innings, was broken.
Ji-hwan Bae, who struck out in his fourth at-bat, was unable to add any more hits, and Pittsburgh, which took the lead with Bae Ji-hwan’s run, was unable to maintain the lead until the end.
In the bottom of the 6th inning, with 1 out and runners on 2nd and 3rd base, Matt Olson’s grounder led to a run by 3rd base runner Albies, reducing the gap between the two teams to 1 point, and Atlanta scored 4 runs in the bottom of the 7th, including Ronald Aguña Jr.’s 2 RBI hit. was dedicated. On the other hand, Pittsburgh, whose batting lineup was silent after the top of the 7th inning, was unable to attack Atlanta’s bullpen and lost 2-5. The season record was 66 wins and 77 losses.
Starter Ortiz allowed 3 hits, 2 walks, and 1 run in 5 1/3 innings, and Colin Selby, who led the comeback in the bottom of the 7th inning, suffered a loss by allowing 3 hits, 1 walk, and 4 runs in 1/3 innings.
Meanwhile, Atlanta recorded 93 wins and 49 losses with this win, becoming the first team to advance to the postseason among the 30 major league teams this season.