Pittsburgh Pirates multiplayer Bae Ji-hwan (24), who took a day off on the 6th, was replaced as a pinch hitter at the end of the 7th inning. The team fell into a 7-game losing streak.
On the 8th (Korean time), Bae Ji-hwan scored no hits in two at-bats as a pinch hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays in the ‘2023 Major League Baseball’ held at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The batting average for the season slightly decreased from 0.244 to 0.239.
In the bottom of the 7th inning, Bae Ji-hwan came on as a pinch hitter in place of Matias with 1 out and 2nd base. The changed pitcher had already hit Garcia’s first pitch, but turned to a shortstop grounder. In the bottom of the ninth, he struck out with a swing.
Pittsburgh, without Bae Ji-hwan from안전놀이터 the starting list, Brian Hayes (third baseman), Brian Reynolds (designated hitter), Connor Cho (left fielder), Carlos Santana (first baseman), Rodolfo Castro (shortstop), Jack Swinsky (center fielder), Miguel The starting list consisted of Anduha (right fielder), Mark Matias (second baseman), Jason DeLay (catcher), and starting pitcher Roanji Contreras.
Against this, Toronto has George Springer (right fielder), Bo Bisset (designated hitter), Dalton Basho (left fielder), Matt Chapman (3 baseman), Brandon Belt (1st baseman), Whitt Merrifield (2nd baseman), Danny Jansen (catcher). )-Kevin Kiermeyer (center fielder)-Santiago Espinal (shortstop), starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi.
Pittsburgh gave up their first run in the top of the first inning. Contreras, the starting pitcher, was shaken sharply after one out, and faced a crisis with the bases loaded with two outs. Afterwards, Merrifield allowed an RBI with an infield hit and gave the first run to 0-1.
The extra run was in the top of the 3rd inning. In 1st, 1st and 2nd base, Merrifield hit a 3-run homer that went over the left fence and was dragged to 0-4. At the beginning of the 5th inning, in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd bases, the score gap widened to 0-5 as the runner on 3rd allowed a score when Jansen grounded on 3rd.
Pittsburgh managed to score the first goal in the second half of the game. With 1 out, 2nd and 3rd base, Santana hit a timely hit with 1 RBI and chased 1-5. Afterwards, Andrew McCutchen’s first-out pinch hit took the chance to load the bases with one out, but Swinsky struck out and Andoha withdrew with a floating ball from third base, so he could not score an additional run.
The cost of not following when I had to do so was great. In the top of the 9th inning, Musa gave Basho a 2-run homer that went over the right fence from first base, 1-7, 2nd base, 1 RBI double from Jansen, and 2-run home run from Kiermeyer, and he knelt down to 1-10.
Pittsburgh fell into a 7-game losing streak with the loss that day. The season record is 20-15, leading the National League Central Division, but the unstable flow continues.
On the other hand, Toronto won three consecutive wins and recorded a season record of 21 wins and 14 losses. Starter Kikuchi won 5 wins of the season with 4 hits, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts and no runs in 6⅓ innings.