Preliminary free agent (FA) player’ Choi Ji-man (32, Pittsburgh Pirates) hit a hit in the last demonstration game. Now, Choi Ji-man is entering the most important season since his major league debut.
On the 29th (Korean time), Pittsburgh held a 2023 demonstration game against the Minnesota Twins at Lecom Park in Bradenton, Florida, USA.
On this day, Choi Ji-man started the game with great defense in the 5th inning and hit Minnesota reliever Jordan Brink with an RBI and a timely hit in the 6th inning. 2 at-bats, 1 hit, 1 RBI.
In response, Choi Ji-man recorded a batting average of 0.278, 1 home run, 7 RBIs, 1 run, 10 hits, and an on-base percentage of 0.308 and an OPS of 0.752 in 13 demonstration games held this spring.
Choi Ji-man is now scheduled to play as Pittsburgh’s starting first baseman against the Cincinnati Reds on the 31st. The batting order is expected to be 6 or 7.
This season is very important for Choi Ji-man. Because he is facing FA. Choi Ji-man’s strengths are his excellent pioneering skills and passable first base defense.
However, it is difficult for a first baseman to win a good contract with only the above strengths. At least the offensive power of the last 2019 season,토토사이트 which was the Tampa Bay race, is needed.
At that time, Choi Ji-man recorded a batting average of 0.261, 19 homers, 63 RBIs, 54 points, 107 hits, and an on-base percentage of 0.363 OPS of 0.822 in 127 games.
Attention is focusing on how Choi Ji-man, who is in his 8th year in the major leagues, will perform in the most important 2023 season in his career.