Choi Ji-man of the Pittsburgh Pirates started his first demonstration game.
On the 3rd (Korean time), Choi Ji-man appeared as a designated hitter in five home games against the New York Yankees held at Lecom Park in Bradenton, Florida, USA, and recorded no hits and one strikeout in three at-bats.
Choi Ji-man, who underwent surgery to remove bone fragments in his elbow during the off-season, was slowing down his preparations for the season. His participation in the World Baseball Classic (WBC) was also canceled due to the club’s opposition.
This day was the first demonstration match. He checked his senses by digesting three at-bats.
It still seemed like it needed more time. He struck out swinging and grounded twice in three at-bats.
On this day, all Pittsburgh batters were in poor condition. O’Neill Cruz, Brian Reynolds, Andrew McCutchen, Carlos Santana, and Ki-Brian Hayes participated in a large number of starters, but did not record a single hit. 베팅룸 토토
The entire team almost ended the game with a no-hitter. Substitute players also failed to get a single hit until the 8th inning.
In the bottom of the ninth, lead batter Matt Frazier hit an infield hit to third base, recording Pittsburgh’s first hit of the day. lost 1-9.
Starter Mitch Keller recorded 4 hits, 2 home runs, 4 strikeouts and 3 runs in 2 innings. He allowed a home run to Anthony Wolf in the first inning and Oswald Peraza in the second.
The away game against the Toronto Blue Jays, which was held on the same day, ended in a 2-2 draw.
Bae Ji-hwan, who played the previous day’s game, missed both of these games that day.