‘Base number 15 stolen in 22 days’ Bae Ji-hwan’s shackles were released, but… a left-handed pitcher replaced a pinch hitter, and the team lost by 2 hits [PIT 리뷰]

Provided by OSEN | 2023.05.28 07:45

[OSEN=조형래 기자] Pittsburgh Pirates Bae Ji-hwan added a stolen base in 16 games. However, it did not stop the trend.

On the 28th (hereafter Korean time), Bae Ji-hwan started as second baseman in the 7th game against the Seattle Mariners in Major League Baseball 2023 held at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington, USA, recording no hits in 1 at-bat, 1 run and 1 steal, and a pinch hit. His batting average for the season dropped to 2.69, but he added a stolen base.

Bae Ji-hwan appeared with no runners on in the second inning when the score was 0-3, and was hit by a four-run single by Luis Castillo at 96.7 miles. And Bae Ji-hwan immediately stole second base.

After stealing his 14th base against Toronto in the 6th, he added a steal in 16 games and 22 days. It was Bae Ji-hwan who failed to steal three times during this period. Due to an error in the opponent’s throw, he reached third and created a two out and third base opportunity, but failed to score as Josh Palacios, who was at bat, retired a fly ball from r second baseman.

In the second inning in the top of the 5th inning, he touched Castillo’s four-game 95.6 mph fastball on a one-strikeout count, but retired a ground ball to the first baseman.

Seattle left-handed pitcher Gabe Spire switched from the start of the 7th inning. Bae Ji-hwan returned to bat in the top of the 7th inning with 1 out and 1 base, but was replaced by pinch hitter Rodolfo Castro and missed the game.

Pittsburgh lost 0-5 on this day as the batting line was quiet. The season was 26 wins and 25 losses. First baseman Vince Velasquez became the losing pitcher, recording 7 hits, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts and 4 runs in 2 innings. The batsman had only 2 hits.

In the bottom of the first inning, JP Crawford and Ty Prance hit back-to-back doubles to give up the first run. The next two batters were hit, but Eugenio Suárez got a timely hit with two outs at second and fell to 0-2. It didn’t end here, and the crisis continued with 2nd out, 2nd and 3rd base, giving Carl Rowley a heavy hit, and he gave Teosca Hernadez a double at the right time. From the first inning, the gap widened to 0-3.

In the bottom of the second inning, Crawford hit Crawford and walked France, causing an emergency with one out and 1st and 2nd base, and Julio Rodriguez hit a double at the right time to make it 0-4 . And as they gave up one more run in the bottom of the 7th inning, their defeat deepened.


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