Bae Ji-hwan (24, Pittsburgh) started as a shortstop in an away game against Colorado on the 19th of last month (Korean time) and recorded 1 hit and 1 walk in 3 at-bats. However, in the top of the 8th inning, Bae Ji-hwan, who struck out on a swing without two runners, slammed his bat on the ground as hard as he could near the home plate, then slammed his helmet to show his anger.

Regarding this메이저사이트, a Pittsburgh correspondent who met with Star News at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA last week said, “I heard that Bae Ji-hwan recently had a meeting with the coaching staff about venting his anger during the game.” I don’t think I’ll be able to see him getting angry easily for a while.”

This scene of Bae Ji-hwan was not the first game that day. The press room at PNC Park is located on the top floor behind home plate. The unusual thing is that the press room is spread out horizontally in the direction from home plate to first base. So from the press room, you can see the Pittsburgh dugout on the third base side.

Even before the away game with Colorado, Bae Ji-hwan was seen several times picking up and throwing his batting glove after returning from the bat to the dugout. The occasional sluggishness and anger in important situations that can turn the game around or decide victory can be seen as ‘enthusiasm’ for one’s work.

However, showing this often and repeatedly can turn into an ‘attitude’ problem. A reporter dedicated to Pittsburgh was also concerned about this. He expressed, “If you refrain from doing so, there won’t be much of a problem” and “It’s a process that rookies full of fighting like Bae Ji-hwan go through.”

This could be a problem for the team spirit that Pittsburgh coach Derek Shelton (53) values.

According to the reporter in charge, coach Shelton emphasized ‘respect’ to the players several times at team meetings from this spring camp. This includes relationships between players and coaches as well as between players and coaches. Rookies respect veteran players, and veterans take care of rookie players.

As part of respect, Shelton reportedly ordered the players to take off their sunglasses and make eye contact when having long conversations with the coaching staff, called “eye contact.”

Coach Shelton also respected the position of veterans, but said that when training on the field, he did not give special favors such as tardiness or exceptions under the standard that all players were equal. For some veteran players, there is a case of wearing regular sneakers instead of baseball boots during defensive training. Because it is convenient. But in Pittsburgh, all players must wear baseball boots even during defensive drills.

Against Shelton’s policy, Bae Ji-hwan’s aggressive appearance during the game can be seen as somewhat out of line. For this reason, it seems that the Pittsburgh coaching staff pointed out through a meeting with Bae Ji-hwan.

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