MLB Pittsburgh Bae Ji-hwan hits 3 consecutive games… Stealing Fails Again
Bae Ji-hwan (23, Pittsburgh Pirates) continued his three-game hitting streak.
However, the base failed again this time.
On the 21st (Korean time),안전놀이터 Bae Ji-hwan started as the 7th hitter and second baseman in the 2023 American Professional Baseball Major League home game against the Arizona Diamondbacks held at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA and got 1 hit in 4 at-bats.
The streak that started with the Detroit Tigers on the 18th increased to the third game.
Bae Ji-hwan maintained a batting average of 0.254 (31 hits in 122 at-bats) for the season.
Bae Ji-hwan, who retired with a ground ball to second baseman in the first at-bat in the second inning, appeared as the lead batter in the fourth inning and hit a heavy hit.
He accurately hit the 149 km/h fastball of opponent starter Brandon Paart.
After that, Bae Ji-hwan used his quick feet to aim for second base.
However, Bae Ji-hwan’s attempted steal was blocked by Arizona catcher Gabriel Moreno’s quick and accurate throw.
It was Bae Ji-hwan’s 5th stolen base failure this season.
After stealing his 14th base of the season against the Toronto Blue Jays on the 6th, he failed to steal four bases in a row.
Bae Ji-hwan failed to add a hit as he struck out in the 9th and left field in the 6th inning.
Pittsburgh was beaten 3-4 by a two-run gun from Parvin Smith in the 7th inning, leading 3-2.