Pittsburgh’s Choi Ji-Man has produced an RBI in each of his last four starts

SEOUL, South Korea (Yonhap) – Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Choi Ji-Man (32) has extended his hitting streak to four games in a row. Choi went 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ home game against the Philadelphia Phillies at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Sept. 29 (local time), batting fourth in the lineup. Trapped in the “platoon system,” where starting spots are determined by the opposing starting pitcher, Choi doesn’t get many opportunities to play, but he still managed to collect an RBI in games against the Cleveland Indians on the 20th, Los Angeles Angels on the 22nd, and San Diego Padres on the casinositekingcom 27th. Against San Diego on the 26th, Choi came in as a pinch-hitter and didn’t get a hit .After singling to left field in his first at-bat, Choi lined a 149-mile-per-hour slider from Zack Wheeler with runners on first and second in the fourth inning for an RBI double that landed in center field. He failed to record a multi-hit game (two or more hits in a game). Choi struck out in the seventh and flied out to left field in the ninth. Choi’s season batting average increased slightly from .188 to .191 (13-for-68).On defense, Choi drew applause in the top of the seventh inning when he made a long legged catch of a short fly ball from second baseman Nick Gonzalez .The initial call was safe, but it was overturned as an out after video review. Choi’s quick reaction resulted in the out .However, Pittsburgh fell to the Phillies 1-2 on the day.

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