Choi Ji-man reports his first hit in two games after his return → The taste of his hands in 88 days…The team lost in extra time
Choi Ji-man (Pittsburgh Pirates) hit his first hit in his second game after returning.
Choi Ji-man played as the fifth designated hitter against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2023 Major League Baseball at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, on the 9th (Korea time), recording one hit and one strikeout in four at-bats. His batting average rose to 0.125 points.
Pittsburgh was in the order of Henry Davis (right fielder), Brian Reynolds (left fielder), Jack Swinsky (center fielder), Carlos Santana (first baseman), 메이저사이트 추천 Choi Ji-man (nominated hitter), Nick Gonzalez (second baseman), Jared Triolo (third baseman), Tucupita Macano (shortstop), and Jason DeLay (fourth baseman). The starting pitcher is Mitch Keller.
Arizona, where Kyle Nelson started, consists of Heraldo Perdomo (shortstop), Ketel Marte (second baseman), Corbin Carroll (right fielder), Christian Walker (first baseman), Ruudes Guriel Jr (left fielder), Emmanuel Rivera (third baseman), Dominic Canzon (nominated hitter), Gabriel Moreno (posu) and Thomas (middle fielder).
Choi Ji-man came to bat in the top of the second inning with no outs and runners on second base. However, he struck out a foul tip on Nelson’s 92.5-mile four-seam fastball in a 2B2S situation. Since then, Gonzalez has failed to score with a strikeout and a grounder to third base with a triole.
In the top of the fourth inning, Choi Ji-man came to bat for the second time. There was no runner with two outs. In the 2B0S, Tyler Gilbert hit a 91.9-mile four-seam fastball. However, he was out due to a straight hit by the pitcher.
Pittsburgh scored the first run in the top of the sixth inning. Leadoff hitter Delay walked on base. Davis then struck out. Reynolds hit a double to second base with two outs. Swinsky, who came to bat, hit a timely double with one RBI. Pittsburgh laughed first.
Choi Ji-man came out as the leadoff hitter in the top of the seventh inning and stepped down with a grounder to second base.
Arizona tied the game in the bottom of the eighth inning. Leadoff hitter Thomas hit a 91-mile (about 146km/h) cutter of changed pitcher Colin Holderman and crossed the right fence. Holderman’s cutter was driven into the middle and Thomas didn’t miss it.
Both teams failed to score in the regular innings and the game went into extra innings. Choi Ji-man came out as the leadoff hitter in the top of the 10th inning. Choi Ji-man pulled Scott McCuff’s splitter outside the sixth and hit a hit in front of right field. It was his first hit since April 12 against the Houston Astros. After that, he was replaced by pinch-runner Rodolfo Castro and finished the game.
Pittsburgh struck out Gonzalez with runners on first and third and no outs, but Triolo took the lead with a timely RBI. However, the follow-up hit did not explode and the score could not be added.
Arizona made a one-out third base opportunity with pinch hitter Jake McCarthy’s sacrifice bunt in the bottom of the 10th inning, and Thomas’ one-run timely hit tied the score. With one out and runners on first base, Perdomo’s sacrifice bunt made it to second base with two outs. Pittsburgh sent Marte out with an intentional fourth pitch and chose to play against Carol. However, Carroll hit a walk-off hit and the game ended with Arizona’s 3-2 victory.
Choi Ji-man (Pittsburgh Pirates) hit his first hit in his second game after returning. Choi Ji-man played as the fifth designated hitter against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2023 Major League Baseball at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, on the 9th (Korea time), recording one hit and one strikeout in four at-bats. His batting average…