Pittsburgh Pirates’ ‘Korean duo’ Choi Ji-man and Bae Ji-hwan each hit one each in an exhibition game.
Choi Ji-man played as the designated hitter 3 times in the home game against the Baltimore Orioles, which was played at Lecom Park in Bradenton, Florida, on the 15th (Korean time), hitting 1 hit in 3 at-bats and collecting 2 RBIs.
Choi Ji-man, who withdrew with a strikeout in the 1st inning, hit a timely hit with 2 RBIs in the 3rd inning when he was chasing 1-5, with 1 out and bases loaded.
He was caught on a fly ball to left field in the fifth inning, and was replaced with a pinch hitter in the bottom of the eighth.먹튀검증
Choi Ji-man’s batting average in the demonstration game rose to 0.263 (5 hits in 19 bats), and his RBIs increased to 4.
Bae Ji-hwan played as the first batter shortstop in the visiting game against the Minnesota Twins at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Florida on the same day as a split squad.
Bae Ji-hwan, who hit two grounders in the infield, tasted a hit in five days with a hit to the left at the top of the 6th inning with 1 out and 1 base. He changed to another player when defending in the bottom of the 7th inning.
Bae Ji-hwan’s batting average in the demonstration game was 0.182 (4 hits in 22 bats).