Choi Ji-man (32, Pittsburgh Pirates) posted his first RBI after transferring to Pittsburgh and reported his first hit. 카지노사이트
On the 5th (Korean time), Choi Ji-man started as a 3rd batter and 1st baseman in the 2023 American Professional Baseball Major League demonstration game against the Philadelphia Phillies held at Clearwater Baycare Ballpark, Florida, USA, and scored 2 at-bats, 1 hit and 2 RBIs. .
Choi Ji-man, who played his first exhibition game this year against the New York Yankees on the 3rd and went 0-hit in 3 at-bats, returned to the plate two days later. This time he broke the silence and hit a sacrifice fly and a timely hit.
Choi Ji-man made a sacrifice fly with a distance of 98m by hitting Philadelphia starter Aaron Nola’s 149 km/h sinker from third base unscathed in the first inning.
Choi Ji-man, who had the misfortune of having a well-hit ball fly right in front of the center fielder in the 4th inning, kicked up Andrew Vasquez’s 123 km/h curve in the 6th inning with one out and first base and hit a double that flew toward the center fielder. He hit just enough to home a runner on first base.
Choi Ji-man, who had his first hit in a Pittsburgh uniform, ended the game with a light heart as he was replaced by runner Nick Gonzalez.
After the end of the 2022 season, Choi Ji-man left the Tampa Bay Rays in a trade and wore a’Pirates’ uniform.
Choi Ji-man, who returned to Korea immediately after the trade, underwent surgery to remove a bone fragment in his right elbow, and Pittsburgh presented a customized schedule and took special care of Choi.
Choi Ji-man could not participate in the World Baseball Classic (WBC) because Pittsburgh was concerned about a recurrence of the injury.
Choi Ji-man, who participated in the demonstration game five days later than other players, raised expectations for the 2023 season by producing a long hit (double) and a well-matched batted ball in the second game.