Bae Ji-hwan’s 6th consecutive hit march, 1 RBI double explosion
Korean fielder Bae Ji-hwan (24), who plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates, continued his hit streak in six consecutive games.
Bae Ji-hwan started as the seventh batter and center fielder in a home game against the Washington Nationals in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on the 12th and had one hit and one RBI in four at-bats.
His batting average for the season is 0.245 (70 hits in 286 at-bats).
Bae Ji-hwan’s hit, which struck out in the fifth inning with a straight hit to shortstop in the second inning, came in the seventh inning when he was dragged 1-6.
Bae Ji-hwan, who was at bat with two outs and runners on second base, lightly pulled a low slider from Washington left-hander Patrick Corbin and hit an RBI double to right field that passed by the first baseman.
Bae Ji-hwan’s 15th double of the season and six consecutive hits since the game against the Milwaukee Brewers on the 6th.
Bae Ji-hwan also had six consecutive hits against the Detroit Tigers on May 18 and the Seattle Mariners on May 27.
If Bae Ji-hwan produces hits in the next game, he will set a record for the longest consecutive hit in the big league.
Pittsburgh lost 2-6 to Washington as Bae Ji-hwan, Pittsburgh’s last batter, struck out in the ninth inning. 스포츠토토