Pittsburgh Pirates Bae Ji-hwan added a hit, but his team lost.
Bae Ji-hwan started at second base and batted sixth in the lineup against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday (30 July) and went 1-for-4.
It was his second straight game with a hit. After going 2-for-4 with a double the previous day (29) against Seattle, Bae retired the first batter he faced in the second inning on a grounder to the pitcher. He was hit by an 87-mph slider. In his second at-bat in the fifth inning, he grounded out to second base. He tried a fastball changeup but was unsuccessful.
Bae produced a hit in his third at-bat of the seventh inning. Leadoff hitter Zach Swinski followed with a solo home run to right and Connor Cho doubled to left-centre. It made it a 2-6 game. Bae Ji-hwan singled up the middle to put runners on first and third.
Rodolf Castro followed with a grounder to the first baseman, and Pittsburgh added another run. Bae advanced to third base, but no more runs were scored as no more hits were hit.
Bae was retired on a grounder to first base in the ninth inning, and Pittsburgh, which scored eight runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, fell to 4-14. Bae remained 2-for-7 on the season.메이저놀이터
For Pittsburgh, starter Rich Hill suffered his fourth loss of the season (5-5) after allowing six runs on nine hits (one homer) with three walks and one strikeout in six innings. He was followed by Cody Bolton, who took the mound for the second time, and was tagged for eight runs.