‘Disappointing Hits, Failure to Add Runs’ Bae hot in May, adds another hit against SF
Bae adds a hit to his multi-hit performance the day before.
Bae Ji-hwan of the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB) batted sixth in the lineup against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park in San Francisco, California, on April 30.
After recording his 10th multi-hit game of the season the previous day against the Seattle Mariners, Bae went 1-for-4 on the day with a walk and an RBI, once again showing off his improved hitting in May. 11-game hitting streak. With the multi-hit game against Seattle, Bae improved his season batting average to 2-for-7 after dropping to 2-for-3.
Bae walked with the bases loaded in the second inning and was retired on a fielder’s choice. In the fifth inning, he had a chance to lead off. However, he touched the first pitch and had to settle for another infield grounder.
His next hit came in the seventh inning. Down 6-1, Pittsburgh rallied with a leadoff single by Swinski. The No. 5 hit a double, and Bae Ji-Hwan singled to center with two outs. His 39th hit of the season. However, the runner from second was thrown out at third base. Bae advanced to third on the next batter’s infield grounder, but he was unable to cross home plate and did not score. He remained 12-for-23 on the season.메이저사이트
His final at-bat came in the ninth inning. Swinski, No. 4, led off the inning with another solo home run, just like in the seventh. However, Bae fouled off another first-pitch strike with the bases loaded. With his 1-for-4 performance, he remained at 2-for-7 on the season.
Pittsburgh gave up two big innings, a five-run second and an eight-run seventh, and were outscored 4-14. It was their third straight loss.