Bae Ji-hwan (24-Pittsburgh Pirates) balanced his batting in the leadoff spot with a pair of hits .Bae went 1-for-5 with a run batted in against the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday (May 29) at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series. His season batting average dropped slightly from .238 to .237.Bae, who returned to the leadoff spot after missing the previous day, hit a sharp, straight line drive off Philadelphia starter Zack Wheeler in the top of the first inning that was caught in center field. Trailing 1-0 in the top of the third, Bae lined a single to left field to put runners on first and second with one out. Pittsburgh answered two batters later when Jared Triolo doubled to center field to make it 1-1.Bae was unable to add another hit in his next at-bat .In the fifth inning, he grounded out to shortstop, and in the sixth inning, with the bases loaded, he hit a grounder to first base that was thrown out at home .In his final at-bat in the ninth, he struck out. Pittsburgh snapped a three-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory 온라인카지노 over Philadelphia.