Bae Ji-hwan (24, Pittsburgh) made a hit with quick feet.

Bae Ji-hwan started as center fielder in the 8th in the first game of the doubleheader against Washington held at Nationals Park in Washington DC on the 30th and recorded 1 hit and 1 run in 4 at-bats.

Early in the game, he missed repeated RBI opportunities. He retired with a center fielder fly in the first at-bat with 2nd out and 2nd base in the 2nd inning, then attempted a surprise bunt in 2nd out and 1st and 3rd base in the 4th inning, but withdrew with a pitcher’s ground ball. Even with 2 out and 1 base in the 6th inning, he only grounded in front of the pitcher.스포츠토토

However, in the 8th inning, when Pittsburgh was ahead 4-3, the chance to first and second base came again. Bae Ji-hwan attempted another surprise bunt on Anthony Banda’s 151 km/h fastball on the second pitch, creating an infield hit and succeeding as an opportunity to safely load the bases. Afterwards, Austin Hedges added 1 point with a push-off walk, and Bae Ji-hwan scored on a home run by Brian Reynolds on a sacrifice fly.

Bae Ji-hwan recorded a batting average of 0.253 (19 hits in 75 at-bats) for the season, and Pittsburgh won 6-3 and won three games in a row.

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