Reporter Jang Hyeon-gu = Bae Ji-hwan (24, Pittsburgh Pirates) got his first hit after playing in 4 MLB exhibition games this year.
In an exhibition game against the Baltimore Orioles at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Florida on the 4th (Korean time), Bae Ji-hwan played as second baseman, batting first, hitting 1 hit in 3 at-bats and scoring 1 run. 메이저놀이터
Bae Ji-hwan, who hit a heavy hit in the top of the first inning, immediately stole second base. He then stepped home when the subsequent hitter’s shortstop infield hit.
In the third and fifth innings, he was retired on an outfield float, respectively.
Bae Ji-hwan was replaced at the end of the 6th inning when the match was 1-1.
Bae Ji-hwan has an exhibition batting average of 0.111 (1-for-9). Choi Ji-man (32), another Korean hitter on the same team, was absent.