“I’m not in the top 100 prospects, but Bae Ji-hwan was mentioned”… Attention to the potential of the US media

Bae Ji-hwan (Pittsburgh) did not make the list of the 100 best prospects selected by the American media, but was selected as a notable player.

American media ‘ESPN’ said on the 1st (Korean time), “The start of spring training is just around the corner. It means that it is time for an annual rite of passage ahead of the new season. To look at the ranking of 100 major league prospects.” said.

First place was Gunnar Henderson. Third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles. Corbin Carroll (Arizona Diamondbacks) is second. The two players were evaluated as future value (FV) tier 65. Anthony Wolf (New York Yankees), Gabriel Moreno (Arizona), and Francisco Alvarez (New York Mets) ranked fifth in order.

Bae Ji-hwan did not make it into the top 100 prospects, but was chosen as a promising prospect. Bae Ji-hwan was evaluated as FV 50.

The American media ‘Pittsburgh Prospects’ said, “According to ‘ESPN’, three of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ players were ranked in the top 100 prospects. However, another three players also received honorable mention.” The top 100 prospects in Pittsburgh are Therma Johnson, Mandy Rodriguez and Henry Davis.

Johnson received an FV of 55, and Rodriguez and Davis received the same FV of 50 as Bae Ji-hwan. The media said, “‘ESPN’ listed another player with an FV rating of 50. Bae Ji-hwan, Rebo Peguero, and Quinn Prister were included.스포츠토토

Bae Ji-hwan, who joined Pittsburgh as an international amateur free agent in 2018, played an active role in the minor leagues until last season, and last season, he recorded 121 hits in 419 at-bats, 8 home runs, 0.289 on-base percentage, and 0.462 slugging percentage of 0.462 in Pittsburgh’s Triple-A team, making it to the major leagues. Called up.

Bae Ji-hwan played 10 games in the major leagues last season, recording 11 hits, 6 RBIs, 3 steals, 5 runs in 33 at-bats, a batting average of 0.333, an on-base percentage of 0.405, and a slugging percentage of 0.424, showing potential. Through this appearance, he is growing as a player in the spotlight in the United States.


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