Bae Ji-hwan (24, Pittsburgh Pirates) led the team to victory with multiple hits in the game against the St. Louis Cardinals.메이저사이트
Bae Ji-hwan started as the 8th hitter and center fielder in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) game against St. Louis held at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri on the 3rd (Korean time) and recorded 2 hits in 4 at-bats, 1 RBI, and 1 run.
Bae Ji-hwan, who was named to the starting lineup for two consecutive games, added two hits and raised his batting average from 0.239 to 0.243.
Bae Ji-hwan came out as the leadoff hitter in the third inning when the team was down 0-3 and reached base with a left-field hit, but failed to advance further due to a missed follow-up hit.
In the 5th inning, when he narrowed the gap to 1-3, he hit an infield grounder from first base with no outs.
Bae Ji-hwan hit a decisive hit in the next at-bat. He hit a timely hit to turn the score around in the 6th inning when the score was 4-4 with 1 out and 3rd base on base.
But Pittsburgh’s lead didn’t last long. He gave up 2 runs on defense in the 7th inning to force the score back to 5-6.
Bae Ji-hwan retired with a fly ball to second base in the 8th inning with no outs on first base.
Pittsburgh, which was in deep defeat, achieved a turnaround in the end. In the top of the 9th inning, with one out and runners on first base, pinch hitter Josh Palacios hit a come-from-behind two-run gun against Drew Berghagen.
Pittsburgh, who had won, was in danger in the bottom of the 9th inning when Tommy Hyun-soo Edman hit a hit and Jordan Walker gave up a walk on base, but they finished the inning without allowing a run and achieved a dramatic come-from-behind victory.
Pittsburgh, which is ranked 4th in the National League Central Division, has won 5 games in a row and has a season record of 63 wins and 73 losses.