South Korean lefties have been weak against lefties in the major leagues 토토사이트.
Shin-Soo Choo, considered the best left-handed hitter in Korea, has a .242 career batting average against lefties. Against right-handers, he hit .289.
Choi Ji-Man (Pittsburgh Pirates) was also weak against lefties. His career average against lefties is .201. Against righties, it’s 0.244.
Rookie Bae Ji-hwan (Pittsburgh) is a different story. He’s a left-handed hitter, but he’s showing a stronger side against lefties.
Through 27 games this season, Bae is batting .271 with 36 hits in 133 at-bats. He has two home runs and 12 RBIs. He also leads the team with 14 stolen bases.
Against lefties, he is 13-for-38 with a .342 batting average. All of them are singles.
Against right-handers, he’s 23-for-95 for a .242 average.
His batting average against lefties is a full percentage point higher.
However, he has eight long balls (six doubles and two home runs) against righties.
He has a .293 batting average at home and a .253 average on the road.
In March and April, he batted just .250.
In May, he batted .302.
Meanwhile, according to Baseball Reference, Bae’s WAR (wins above replacement), which had been negative, is now at 0.0.