Bae Ji-hwan, who played as a shortstop for the first time in his debut, plays an active role with multiple on-base + stolen base + compliant defense with snow baseball

Pittsburgh Pirates Bae Ji-hwan (24) showed snow baseball and succeeded in hitting multiple bases.

On the 13th (Korean time), Bae Ji-hwan started as the first hitter shortstop in the ‘2023 Major League Baseball’ match against the Houston Astros held at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. On this day, Bae Ji-hwan’s first major league shortstop game. He proved his versatility once again after playing second base, center field, and left field.

In the first at-bat, Bae Ji-hwan became the lead batter in the bottom of the first inning and struck out with a swing. He made a check swing on the curve on the 5th pitch, but the swing was recognized and he stepped back to the dugout.

In the second at-bat, Bae Ji-hwan showed off both snowball and quick feet. After 2 outs in the bottom of the 3rd inning, the ball count was unfavorable to 1-2, and he calmly watched the ball and stepped on first base. Afterwards, he stole second base right after the follow-up hitter’s first pitch and succeeded in stealing the third base of the season.

In the bottom of the sixth, he stepped up as the lead batter and hit a miss hit to left field. He expected a hit, but he was blocked by left fielder Corey Zulks’ body-flying defense and was pulled back.

After two outs in the bottom of the 8th inning, the last at-bat, he walked again and succeeded in multi-on base. The final score was 2 at-bats, no hits, 2 walks, 1 steal, and the season’s batting average slightly decreased from 0.242 to 0.229.

On defense, he performed well.메이저놀이터 He finished off his first big-league appearance at shortstop, handling pitches that came his way.

The team was unable to block the opponent’s batting line and lost 0-7. The season record is 7 wins and 5 losses. Another Korean big leaguer Choi Ji-man (32) missed the game that day.

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