Ji-Hwan Bae: Opposite Field Hitting Leads To Strong Opening Week

The Indianapolis Indians has some of the most recognizable names in the system on the roster to begin the 2022 season.

Of course, there is Oneil Cruz, the site’s top ranked prospect, but also Rodolfo Castro who made his big-league debut last year as well as Mason Martin, who owns maybe the most power in the entire system.

That’s not to say Ji-Hwan Bae isn’t a well-known name, but he may not be the first prospect to come to mind, despite being 19th in our rankings.

Before the season started, I wrote about the struggle that may come finding playing time for Bae, as both positions he plays the Pirates have depth at the upper levels and the majors.

Second base, while there is no clear cut at the major league level, have no shortage of options now, including Spring Training standout...



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