Pittsburgh ‘Super Korean Day’ Choi, 2 consecutive games
in a tie situation at the end of the 6th inning …
The season’s first multi-hit
ship, finished with a three-run four in the bottom of the 9th inning ,
the first home run
team since MLB debut, 7-4 come-from-behind win against Houston,
Kim Ha-seong, 4 consecutive hits streak
‘Korean Duo’ at PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates of the US Major League (MLB) A dance floor was unfolded. Choi Ji-man (32) and Bae Ji-hwan (24) of the pirates (Pirates) corps showed off the ceremony after hitting their second home run of the season with a perfect score in nutritious value side by side. Choi Ji-man, who operated the cannon for two days in a row, warmed up the dugout atmosphere with the ‘Pirate Sword Dance’, and Bae Ji-hwan, who hit the first home run in his life, plunged the scene into a crucible of enthusiasm with the ‘Slam Dunk Ceremony’ on the home base.
Pittsburgh defeated the Houston Astros 7-4 on the 12th at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA thanks to home runs by Bae Ji-hwan and Choi Man-man. On this day, Bae Ji-hwan started as the first hitter and second baseman, and Choi Ji-man started as the third designated hitter.메이저놀이터
It was Choi Ji-man who started the cannon first. Choi Ji-man, who reported his first home run after transferring the day before, coordinated the sense with a double in right field from the first at-bat on this day. Choi Ji-man, who entered his third at-bat as the lead batter at the end of the 6th inning with a score of 2-2, caught a 148km/h fastball thrown by opponent starter Christian Javier, and sent the ball over the fence to the top of the outfield spectators.
Choi Ji-man, who recorded his first multi-hit this season (2 hits in 4 at-bats, batting average of 0.148 for the season), returned to the dugout and energized his teammates by holding a plastic knife and performing the ‘pirate sword dance’ in front of the camera.
Unfortunately, Choi’s home run did not become the final shot. Pittsburgh finisher David Bednar broke a 4-2 lead in the top of the ninth. Bednar contributed a two-run double to Houston Chas McCormick in the ninth inning with two out, first and second base, and tied the game 4-4.
Pittsburgh’s last attack in the bottom of the ninth in a tie. Pittsburgh took a chance to finish with 1 out, 1st and 2nd base with Rodolfo Castro’s right-handed hit and pinch hitter Andrew McCutcheon’s left-handed hit. Bae Ji-hwan at bat. Bae Ji-hwan, who suffered two strikeouts in the previous four at-bats, continued a difficult match with veteran Ryan Presley. The ball count is 2B-2S. Presley threw a changeup that fell low to the body as a deciding ball, and Bae Ji-hwan kicked it up as it was. Bae Ji-hwan, sensing that it was a home run the moment it hit, raised his arms and headed for first base, while Presley lowered his head without looking back and came down from the mound. In the meantime, the ball flew 123m and landed in the middle of the crowd.
Bae Ji-hwan, who hit Goodbye Three Run Four, took off his helmet, jumped up, and finished the game with a slam dunk ceremony by stepping on the home base. Bae Ji-hwan, who hit his first career home run against the Boston Red Sox on the 5th, marked his second career home run with his first walk-off home run in his MLB debut. With 1 hit in 5 at-bats (1 home run) and 3 RBIs, Bae Ji-hwan’s season batting average dropped by 8 li to 0.242 (8 hits in 33 at-bats), but his RBIs increased to 6.
Bae Ji-hwan said, “I grew up watching senior Kang Jeong-ho who played at PNC Park. At that time, I saw McCutcheon hit a home run and did a ‘slam dunk ceremony’, but I didn’t know I was going to do it.” Choi Ji-man, the protagonist of the home run, congratulated Ji-hwan Bae, who was being interviewed, with ice, and Bae Ji-hwan also enjoyed it with a bright smile.
Meanwhile, San Diego Padres infielder Kim Ha-seong (28) started as second baseman and recorded 1 hit in 3 at-bats in an away game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York that day. Kim Ha-seong’s batting average, which hit in four consecutive games, rose slightly from 0.286 to 0.289. On this day, San Diego defeated the Mets 4-2.