Choi Ji-man (32, Pittsburgh Pirates), who is looking for a sense of hitting in the minor leagues, has stopped his streak of hits.
Choi Ji-man of the Pittsburgh Triple-A Indianapolis Indians started as a first baseman with a third batter in a match against the Memphis Redbirds (under the St. Louis Cardinals) held at Victory Field in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA on the 6th (Korean time), and had no hits in 3 at-bats. Recorded 1 walk.
Choi Ji-man decorated his first at-bat with an on-base hit. In the first two outs, Choi Ji-man picked out a straight walk. Subsequent hitter Miguel Anduha also got a walk and Choi Man-man stepped on second base, but Kanan Smith-Njiba grounded first baseman.
In the 3rd inning, Choi Ji-man, who hit with the 2nd out, was out with a fly ball to the right fielder. He had no hits even in his sixth at-bat. He stayed as a floating ball in center field with 1st out and 1st base.
Choi Ji-man could not break the silence. He swung his bat on a 2 out 2 ball-1 strike in the 8th inning, but was caught by the opposing pitcher. Choi Ji-man’s hit streak, which had multi-hits in both the last two games, was stopped.안전놀이터
Choi Ji-man, who suffered pain in his left ankle in a game against St. Louis on April 15, was diagnosed with an Achilles tendon sprain the next day and placed on the injured list (IL).
Choi Ji-man, who recovered from his injury, started playing in minor league double-A games from the 23rd of last month and built up a sense of practice. Choi Ji-man, who started playing in Triple A on the 29th, is drawing an upward curve in his sense of hitting.
Choi Ji-man participated in 6 Triple A games and recorded good results with a batting average of 0.348, 3 homers, 9 RBIs, and an OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 1.274, aiming for a comeback in the second half.