Bae Ji-hwan finished his rehabilitation, but did not make it to MLB and remained in Triple A

Bae Ji-hwan remains in minor league Triple A.

Bae Ji-hwan (24) was released from the injured list (IL), but was not promoted to the big league Pittsburgh Pirates and remained in minor league Triple A.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on the 17th (Korean time), “Bae Ji-hwan, who was rehabilitated from a left hip injury, was released from the IL, but the Pittsburgh club decided to use the minor league option to leave Bae Ji-hwan with the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians.” “There is no room for Bae Ji-hwan on Pittsburgh’s active roster (26 players) yet, but Bae Ji-hwan will one day move up to the big leagues to fill the utility player position.”

The Pittsburgh team released Bae Ji-hwan from the IL on the 15th and sent him down to Triple-A Indianapolis on paper.

Bae Ji-hwan has been playing in Indianapolis since April 8, but until the 15th, he was on paper playing rehabilitation games in Triple A as a member of Pittsburgh.

Bae Ji-hwan is now playing as a minor leaguer on paper and is aiming to re-enter the big league.

Until this day, Bae Ji-hwan had been active in Triple A with 5 hits in 10 at-bats (batting average 0.500), 1 home run, and 2 RBIs.

On the 17th, he started as the number one hitter and center fielder in a game against the Minnesota Twins’ St. Paul Saints, going 2 hits in 4 at-bats, 1 walk, 1 RBI, and 2 runs.

Bae Ji-hwan’s Triple A performance this season is a batting average of 0.529 (9 hits in 17 at-bats), 1 home run, 4 RBI, and OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 1.460.

Bae Ji-hwan has had an excellent rehabilitation game, but Pittsburgh’s fielders are also performing well.

The Pittsburgh team views Bae Ji-hwan as a utility player who moves between second base and center field.

Second baseman Jared Triolo posted a batting average of 0.259, 1 home run, and 7 RBIs, and center fielder Michael Taylor posted a batting average of 0.318 and 6 RBIs, and the team’s record was good at 11 wins and 6 losses. Pittsburgh did not necessarily choose to change the team, and replaced Bae Ji-hwan with a triple. I placed it at A. 섯다

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