Bae Ji-hwan went 2-for-3 with a double in the eighth inning of the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series home game against the Texas Rangers at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Thursday.
Leading off the third inning, Bae hit a splitter up the middle from starter Nathan Eovaldi for a clean hit that landed in front of the left field fence.
However, the next at-bat by Andrew McCutchen was called for nothing. The Pittsburgh bench requested a video review, but the call was upheld.
With one out in the fifth, 메이저사이트 he was retired on an infield single. Then, in the eighth inning, with the bases loaded, he hit a slow ball that sailed toward third base. In the meantime, Bae used his quick feet to get an infield hit.
However, he made another poor play at the plate. On McCutchen’s single to right, Bae rounded second base and headed for third, but decided the throw was too short. He went back to second and was tagged out on the throw.
While Bae was active on the day, this play became the center of attention for the mistake.
Nevertheless, it was his first multi-hit game in four days after going 3-for-4 against Arizona on May 20. He also has a five-game hitting streak. His season batting average is now .264 (34-for-129), up from .254.