Rich Hill (43), the ‘oldest active player’, showed off his old age by winning a complete match against Eduardo Rodriguez (30), who is aiming for a jackpot by executing an opt-out.
The Pittsburgh Pirates had an away game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan on the 18th (Korean time).
Hill,안전놀이터 who started as the starting pitcher for Pittsburgh that day, threw 84 pitches (56 strikes) in 6 innings, striking out 7 with 1 hit and no run.
On the other hand, Rodriguez, who had flown in 15 scoreless innings in the last two games, was relatively sluggish with 4 runs and 5 strikeouts in 5 innings.
Hill was hit by an infield hit by the leadoff batter in the first inning, but struck out all the other three batters, foreshadowing a good pitch in the game that day.
After 2 outs in the 3rd inning and 1 out in the 4th inning, all batters were set up with bats except for those who gave up walks. Episodes 5 and 6 are three-way offenses. The age of the oldest in active service stood out.
The Pittsburgh batting line harassed Rodriguez with two RBIs by Austin Hedges in the second inning, a home run by Rodolfo Castro in the fourth inning, and an RBI by Andrew McCutchen in the fifth inning.
Also, Pittsburgh scored 4 runs with 5 hits in the 7th inning. As a result, the game went from 4-0 to 8-0, and in fact leaned heavily towards Pittsburgh.
In the end, Pittsburgh defeated Detroit 8-0 amid Hill’s good pitching and the explosion of the batting line. Hill won his 4th win of the season, and Rodriguez suffered his 3rd loss of the season.
Hill, who won the victory with a perfect pitch, threw 47 1/3 innings in 9 games until this day, recording 4 wins and 3 losses with an ERA of 3.80. He has 43 strikeouts.