Pittsburgh Pirates Choi Ji-man was placed on the injured list on the 60th. Pittsburgh has called up veteran minor leaguer Drew Maggie.
Maggie joined Pittsburgh in 2010,먹튀검증 but is still a “senior prospect” who has only played in the minor leagues.
On the 24th (Korean time), MLB.com, the official homepage of Major League Baseball, congratulated Maggie on the 24th (Korean time), saying, ‘Maggie finally gets a chance to wear a black and gold uniform 13 years after being drafted by Pittsburgh.’
Maggie remembered the only time in her life when she stepped on the grass at PNC Park. It was 2010. Drew recalled a moment when his mother asked if he liked the ballpark.
Maggie recalled, “I replied, ‘Mom, you look so beautiful. One day you’ll see me playing here.’ It felt so good.”
It took too long. Maggie didn’t know she’d be back for so long. Maggie played 1,154 games in the minor leagues alone and got 4,494 plate appearances.
Maggie said, “The 13 years is really hard. There were many ups and downs, injuries and a lot of things. I didn’t know how long I would be able to play baseball. But I feel like I’ve come this far and it went well.”
Maggie was selected in the 15th round of the 2010 draft. He was with Pittsburgh for eight years before becoming a minor league free agent. He has since returned to his parents through 5 clubs. He recorded a batting average of 0.344, an on-base percentage of 0.417, and a slugging percentage of 0.688 in 26 games in exhibition games this year. The main position is 3rd base, but 2nd and 1st base,
According to MLB.com, this isn’t the first time the call-up itself has been made.
MLB.com said, ‘On September 18, 2021, the Minnesota Twins promoted Maggie after Rob Lefsnyder was injured. Maggie spent two days on the Minnesota bench. On September 20, he went down to Triple-A again. He became a ghost player who made the major league roster but never played. After a year and a half, Maggie got another chance,’ he explained.
Maggie said, “I came here to be a little help. I’ve been waiting for 13 years. I’m ready.”
However, he was unable to play in the game against the Cincinnati Reds that day. Pittsburgh won 2-0.