Professional baseball Samsung’s multiplayer Lee Seong-gyu hit his 4th home run in an exhibition game and ran for first place in this category.
Lee Seong-gyu played as the 8th hitter center fielder in the 2023 KBO demonstration game against Kiwoom at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul today (24th) and hit a 3-run home run from Kiwoom left-hander Lee Seung-ho in the 7th inning.
Since joining Samsung in 2016, the total number of homers Lee Seong-gyu hit in the first team until last year was 12, and 1/3 of them were driven in 10 demonstration games this year.
As Kim Hyeon-joon injured his right palm side bone in an exhibition game and went into rehabilitation for more than 3 months, Lee Seong-gyu quickly emerged as a starting center fielder candidate.
Kiwoom, who had a 3-0 lead with Addison Russell’s 5th two-run home run, lost 4-3 to Lee Seong-gyu’s one-shot.
Samsung, who had won 6 consecutive wins, was excited to be ranked 1st in the middle rankings with 4 exhibition games left.
Selected as the best player in Samsung’s spring camp pitcher category, Choong-yeon Choi took the mound in the ninth inning, struck out two, and pitched one inning scoreless, earning her third save.
The batters who returned to their teams after the World Baseball Classic also tasted thrills.
KT Kang Baek-ho, who transformed into an outfielder, played as the left fielder for the second batter in the home game against LG at Suwon KT Wiz Park. 안전놀이터
Kang Baek-ho took the lead in the team’s 7-1 victory with 2 hits in 3 at-bats and 2 RBIs.
KT’s new foreign pitcher Bo Schulser earned his first victory by enduring 4 innings with 3 hits and 1 run.
At Changwon NC Park, Lotte, who was confused by the ‘release of Seo Jun-won’, beat NC 6-5 and broke a 5-game losing streak.
Jack Rex reported the first home run in the 3rd inning with a two-run home run by Woo Joong-wol and An Chi-hong in the 5th inning with a two-run home run by Woo Joong-wol.
NC’s Park Gun-woo, who showed off the best condition among Korean batters in the WBC team, also hit a solo home run with a distance of 120m in the 5th inning, raising the sense of hitting with 2 hits in 4 at-bats.