MLB Pittsburgh Bae Ji-hwan challenges to enter the opening roster on the 10th

‘Catch the two rabbits.’ Bae Ji-hwan, who is eating rice with Choi Ji-man at the Pittsburgh Pirates of the Major League (MLB), starts preparing for the 2023 season.

‘Universe Sports Management’, which is in charge of Bae Ji-hwan’s agency, announced on the 7th, “Bae Ji-hwan will finish his schedule in Korea and leave on the 10th.” After returning to Korea after finishing his schedule last season, he did individual exercises such as weight training, performance training, and Pilates.

Universe Sports Management added, “On the 8th, we will also make donations for single mother families.” Bae Ji-hwan made his MLB debut last season and became the 26th major leaguer ever as a Korean player.

He signed a contract with Pittsburgh in 2018 after graduating from Gyeongbuk High School. After that, he steadily took steps in the minor leagues, such as Single A in 2019, Double A in 2021, and Triple A last year. 안전놀이터

He appeared in 108 games at Triple-A and recorded a batting average of 2.8 9 Lee (121 hits in 419 bats), 8 home runs and 53 RBIs, and was active in the offense and defense, moving back and forth between the inside and the outfield. In the Indianapolis Indians, a minor league triple-A team affiliated with Pittsburgh, where he played, he was named the team’s Most Valuable Player (MVP).

The Pittsburgh club called up Bae Ji-hwan in the second half of last season, and he made his MLB debut on September 24 (Korean time) by starting as second baseman and ninth hitter in a home game against the Chicago Cubs held at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. succeded.

Bae Ji-hwan hit his first individual hit on the MLB stage that day, and recorded his first RBI along with a double in the match against the Cubs at the same place the next day. He appeared in 10 MLB games last season and had a batting average of 3.3 (11 hits in 33 at-bats), 6 RBIs and 3 stolen bases, and his potential was recognized.

Bae Ji-hwan’s goal for this year is clear. It is to secure a place in the team with entering the roster for the opening game.

He is currently on the Pittsburgh 40-man roster. I will participate in this year’s spring camp as a team member, not as a first-time player. Pittsburgh starts spring camp on the 21st.

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