Bae Ji-hwan, the 26th Korean Big Leaguer, leaves for the US on the 10th… The real competition begins

’26th Korean Big Leaguer’ Bae Ji-hwan (Pittsburgh Pirates) leaves for the United States to prepare for the 2023 season. 스포츠토토

Bae Ji-hwan’s domestic agency, ‘Universe Sports Management’, announced on the 7th, “Bae Ji-hwan is scheduled to leave Korea on the 10th after finishing his schedule in Korea.”

‘Universe Sports Management’ said, “While preparing for the season with weight and performance training and Pilates in Korea, we made efforts to donate talent through the 2022 Hope Plus charity baseball tournament, Yang Jun-hyeok baseball camp in 2022, and visits to the Buk-gu B little baseball team.” On the same day, we plan to make donations for single mother families.”

Bae Ji-hwan, who signed a contract with Pittsburgh through an international amateur contract in 2018 and moved to the United States, played in 108 games in Triple A last year, hitting 121 hits, 8 home runs, 53 RBIs, 81 runs scored, 30 stolen bases, and a batting average of 0.289 OPS of 0.792. was called by

He didn’t have much time to play in the major leagues, but his impact was huge. Bae Ji-hwan played 10 games and recorded a batting average of 0.333 OPS 0.830 with 11 hits, 6 RBIs, 5 runs scored, 3 stolen bases, and made a good impression.

Pittsburgh, where Bae Ji-hwan and Choi Ji-man belong, will hold their spring camp schedule in Pirates City, Bradenton, Florida, USA. From the 16th, the pitcher and catcher will gather first, and from the 21st, the fielders will join to form a full-fledged team.

Meanwhile, Bae Ji-hwan, who was reborn as a major leaguer last year, has struggled to enter the major leagues so far.

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