Bae hit safely for the eighth consecutive game and added his 23rd stolen base of the season, helping the team win
Bae Ji-hwan (24) of the Pittsburgh Pirates extended his hitting streak to eight games.
Bae went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk, two runs scored and a stolen base in the leadoff spot in the lineup against the Washington Nationals on Thursday (April 14) at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, during the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series.
Bae’s season batting average increased slightly from .244 to .245 (294-for-72).
After leading off the first inning with a single up the middle, Bae scored on back-to-back singles by Brian Reynolds and Keybrian Pace.
After a well-pitched pitch in the second inning went straight to the right field fence, Bae drew a walk in his third at-bat of the inning.
He then stole second base off Reynolds for his 23rd stolen base of the season and advanced to third on an error before coming home on Reynolds’ home run.
On Bae’s attempted steal, Nats catcher Drew Milas threw to second base and hit Jackson Rutledge in the back of the head on the mound.
Bae struck out in his final at-bat of the sixth inning.
Pittsburgh beat 바카라사이트 Washington 7-6 to win its second straight.