Choi returns from injury, hits for first time in 88 days…PIT loses to ARI 2-3

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Ji-Man Choi produced his first hit since returning from injury.

Choi Ji-Man started in the No. 5 spot in the lineup against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona, on Monday (June 9). He went 1-for-4 on the day. It was his first hit in 88 days since returning from a left Achilles tendon injury.

Pittsburgh fell to Arizona, 2-3. The loss snapped a four-game losing streak. Their record is now 40-49 on the season. Arizona, on the other hand, has won two straight. They are now 52-38 on the season.

Pittsburgh’s lineup is Henry Davis (right field), Brian Reynolds (left field), Zack Swinski (center field), Carlos Santana (first base), Choi Ji-Man (designated hitter), Nick Gonzalez (second base), Jared Triolo (third base), Truficana Makano (shortstop), and Yanson Delay (catcher).

Arizona, on the other hand, went with Heraldo Perdomo (shortstop), Ketel Marte (second base), Corbin Carlo (right field), Christian Walker (first base), Rueredes Gurriel Jr. (left field), Emmanuel Rivera (third base), Dominic Canzon (designated hitter), Gabriel Moreno (catcher), and Alex Thomas (center field).

In the second inning, Ji-Man Choi stepped to the plate. With the bases loaded and one out, Choi confidently swung at a five-pitch 92.5 mph fastball from Kyle Nelson in the middle of the strike zone. But he struck out swinging.토스카지노

In the second at-bat of the fourth inning, a well-placed pitch was driven directly at the pitcher. It was a 91.9-mph sinker from reliever Tyler Gilbert that went right into the pitcher’s glove.

In his third at-bat of the seventh inning, he didn’t make it out. Choi led off and faced Miguel Castro. He swung at a 93.2 mph changeup, but the ball didn’t leave the infield. He was retired on a grounder to the second baseman.

Only Choi produced a hit in the 10th inning of extra innings. The game went to extra innings. With the bases loaded and two outs, Ji-Man Choi stepped to the plate for the fourth time. Choi lined an 85.9-mph splitter from Scott McCovey to right field, and he was replaced by pinch-hitter Rodolfo Castro.

Pittsburgh eventually took a knee. With the bases loaded and the game tied 2-2 in the bottom of the 10th, reliever David Bednar gave up the final out to Carroll.

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