How should the value of a baseball player be measured?

It is difficult to know exactly how good a player is and how important he is in baseball. It is difficult to say “who is better than anyone” due to the complex rules, scoring methods, and the nature of the sport, in which many players in various positions divide and compete in teams. Even so, you have to decide the ranking, and you can give the salary accordingly and discuss the love of the fans.먹튀검증

The reason why he brought up such a grandiose story is because of the local atmosphere where Bae Ji-hwan of the Pittsburgh Pirates seldom receives attention.

Bae Ji-hwan started as center fielder No. 8 against the Oakland Athletics held at PNC Park on the 8th (Korean time) and recorded 1 hit, 1 walk and 1 run in 3 at-bats. He got on base twice and scored, so he did his part. Pittsburgh lost 5-9 as starter Roanci Contreras collapsed with 7 runs in the 1st inning. It was an unwinnable game from the start.

Still, the hitters lacked concentration. He went 3-for-11 in scoring position. It was in contrast to the Oakland batters, who had the lowest winning percentage in both leagues (14-50), who went 7-for-18 in scoring range.

In the bottom of the third inning, trailing 1-7, Bae Ji-hwan went on base with an infield hit by shortstop. In the ball count 1B1S, he hit the outer 90 mile cutter of Oakland starter Hogan Harris, hit a ground ball flowing in front of the shortstop, and then sprinted and lived comfortably. An infield hit with quick feet. However, Bae Ji-hwan could no longer advance as the next three batters all retreated to the base.

In the 4th inning, 3-7, the 2nd baseman hit a shortstop ground ball. Harris’ 92-mile fastball, which came in the middle, was hit hard, and it flowed in front of the shortstop, and it was out by a narrow margin from first base.

Bae Ji-han, who came out as the lead batter in the 7th inning but withdrew due to a shortstop grounder, returned as the lead batter in the bottom of the 9th inning, trailing 4-9, and got a walk. Bae Ji-hwan, who advanced to second base with Jason DeLay’s sand ball and Andrew McCutchen’s grounder to third base, scored the team’s last run of the day by stepping home on Brian Reynolds’ timely hit.

Bae Ji-hwan is tied for fifth overall in the category with 18 stolen bases. USATODAY Yonhap News
Bae Ji-hwan, who recorded a batting average of 0.276 (45 hits in 163 at-bats), 2 homers, 14 RBIs, 29 runs, and an OPS of 0.695, is tied for 5th overall and 2nd in the NL with 18 stolen bases as of today. Among the 71 players in both leagues who are eligible for the Rookie of the Year award, he is tied for second in steals, tied for sixth in runs scored, and 18th in batting average. At this level, it would not be too much to mention Bae Ji-hwan among the candidates for Rookie of the Year.

However, Bae Ji-hwan’s name was not mentioned this time either. It was excluded from the list of ‘MLB Rookie Ranking Top 10’ published by ESPN that day. Arizona outfielder Corbin Carroll took first place. He is without a doubt the best rookie of the season. As of the 7th, he had a batting average of 0.287 (58 hits in 202 at-bats), 10 homers, 25 RBIs, 40 runs scored, 17 stolen bases, and an OPS of 0.897.

Next, Texas third baseman Josh Chung (0.292, 12 homers, 38 RBIs, 0.897), Boston outfielder Masataka Yoshida (0.319, 7 homers, 33 RBIs, 0.896), Houston starter Hunter Brown (5-3, 3.69, 79K), Baltimore bullpen Yenier Cano (1 win, 4 saves, 1.11), Cleveland starter Logan Allen (3-2, 2.76, 47K), Cincinnati infielder Matt McClane (0.341, 2 homers, 10 RBIs, 0.896 OPS), Baltimore infielder Gunner Henderson (0.201, 6 home runs, 15 RBIs, OPS 0.712), Tampa Bay starter Taj Bradley (4 wins, 2 losses, 3.60, 48 K), and New York Mets catcher Francisco Alvarez (0.237, 8 home runs, 19 RBIs, OPS 0.783).

There was no Bae Ji-hwan in the ‘Rookie Top 10’ announced by on the 1st. At that time, Carroll was first, followed by Alvarez, Chung, Brown, Yoshida, Bradley, Seattle starter Bryce Miller, Mets starter Senga Godai, Miami starter Eury Perez, and Henderson ranked 2nd to 10th.

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