NC Dinos Son Ah-seop (35) recorded a batting average of 0.277, 4 homers, 48 RBIs and an on-base percentage of 0.347 in 138 regular season games last year, the first year of transfer. He had a batting average of more than 30%, except for one season from 2010 to 2021 (0.295 in 2019), so there was no choice but to remain regretful.
The beginning of the season wasn’t very good either. He was mainly placed in the center batting order 4th and 5th, but his batting average did not rise. He consistently produced hits, but failed to impress in situations that required a solution. He also had a batting average of just 0.241 (7-for-29) in scoring position through April. He had a strong competitive spirit, so it was not easy for him to accept.
But even if the sky collapsed, there was a hole through which it would rise. On April 18-20, he started to rebound by getting 7 hits in 3 consecutive matches against the LG Twins in Jamsil, and from the match against Hanwha Eagles in Daejeon on April 28, which was fixed as a leadoff, he started a fire bat again and recovered to a batting average of 30%. Ahead of the Suwon KT Wiz match on the 9th, his expression felt much more comfortable.
Son Ah-seop’s bat did not cool down on this day either. He started as the number one designated hitter and helped the team win 16–4 by going 3-for-6 with 1 RBI and 3 runs scored. NC (15-14) escaped from a two-game losing streak thanks to Son A-seop’s great performance.
The starting point was to sprint from the first at-bat in the first inning and get an infield hit to the shortstop. He struck out in the top of the 2nd inning and caught his breath, then hit a double on the right field in the top of the 4th inning and 1 RBI in the top of the 5th inning, completing a three-hit game.
When leadoff Son A-seop opened the water, the NC lineup burst like a flood. In the top of the 8th inning, Kwon Hee-dong got a hit, recording the team’s first hit for all starting hitters this season, and Seo Ho-cheol racked up an RBI with a heavy hit, writing an RBI for all starting hitters for the first time in club history. A total of 21 hits (3 homers) were recorded by the NC batters that day. 토토사이트
Thanks to his recent performance, he has reached a record that matches Ah-seop Son. His batting average for the season rose from 0.300 to 0.310 (36 hits in 116 at-bats). His batting average over his last five games is 0.476 (10 hits in 21 at-bats). He puts down the burden of being a solver and is faithful to his role of creating and connecting opportunities, even his unique contact ability is coming alive. With the return of foreign hitter Jason Martin, the puzzles to strengthen the batting line are being put together one by one, so Son Ah-seop’s rise is a more welcome NC.