Bae Ji-hwan (24), who plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates of the Major League (MLB), failed to produce two hits in a row in an exhibition game.

On the 6th (Korean time), Bae Ji-hwan started as second baseman in the 2023 MLB Minnesota Twins exhibition game held at Lecom Park in Bradenton, Florida, USA, and recorded no hits and 1 strikeout in 3 at-bats.

Bae Ji-hwan’s batting average in the exhibition game dropped from 0.111 to 0.083.

Bae Ji-hwan, who came out as the top hitter in the game on the 4th and recorded hits, runs, and even stolen bases, took the team’s leadoff this day as well, but did not achieve any significant results.

Bae Ji-hwan, who stepped back with a ground ball to second base against starter Jose De Leon in the first at-bat in the first inning, struck out De Leon on a swing in the third inning as well. 세븐 토토

Episode 5 was disappointing. Against the changed pitcher Aaron Sanchez, Bae Ji-hwan played an 8-pitch full count, but was out with a grounder on third base.

Bae Ji-hwan was substituted before the defense in the top of the 7th inning and the game ended. Pittsburgh defeated Minnesota 5-2.

Meanwhile, Choi Ji-man (Pittsburgh), who recorded one hit and two RBIs in the game the previous day, was absent from the game that day.