‘Could it be the Yangji bat?’ 3 home runs already in fall baseball!
After disappointing with a walk in his previous at bat, Kim Hyung-jun hit a valuable home run in his next at-bat to erase SSG’s lead.
NC Dinos Young Gun Anbangmanim’s Kim Hyung-jun continues to perform well in fall baseball. In September, he played catcher for the Korean National Baseball Team at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, where he helped the team win the gold medal.
After returning to the team with the high of winning gold, Kim has been playing well in fall baseball, contributing to the team’s success.
In the second game of the semifinals against SSG at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on Sept. 23, Kim had a heavenly performance.
In the fifth inning, he attempted to lay down a sacrifice bunt with runners on first and second, but the runner at second was thrown out at third and the runner himself was thrown out at first, leaving him with no chance to escape.
However, in the next at-bat in the eighth inning, Kim Hyung-joon led off with a solo home run off SSG’s Moon Seung-won, who had been pitching well. Energized by Kim’s home run, NC scored three runs in the eighth inning, thanks to Son Asub’s RBI double and Park Gun-woo’s RBI single. They held off SSG’s late rally to win their second straight series.
SSG rallied to 4-3 with Han Yoo-seom’s two-run double and solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning, but ultimately lost 7-3 to NC, 카지노사이트킴 who scored three more runs in the eighth.
Kim Hyung-jun, a 24-year-old Young Gun catcher who has been anchoring the Dinosaurs’ outfield, overtook Park Se-hyuk, the team’s veteran catcher, as the starting catcher in the fall stage.
After winning a gold medal at the Hangzhou Asian Games and having a good experience with the national team, Kim has continued to perform well since returning to the team.
In the wild-card game against Doosan on April 19, Kim went 5-for-5 with two doubles, a home run, and four RBIs to lead the team to the semifinals. He didn’t have a hit in Game 1 of the semifinals, but scored the winning run.
Despite batting just 2-for-3 with six home runs on the season, the gold medalist has carried that momentum into the decisive fall stage, hitting three home runs in three games. All three hits in three games have been home runs.
Yang Ji-soo, who was anchoring NC until last year, returned to his hometown team, Doosan. Kim Hyung-jun, who was heavily influenced by the veteran catcher during his four years at Kookmin University, has grown to be a reliable catcher for NC.
Could it be because of the bat he borrowed from Dae-Seobae Yang-ji ahead of the postseason?
The bat of Kim Hyung-jun, who has been a stalwart of the NC defense, has become even more terrifying in the fall stage of the decisive short season.