Lee Jeong-hoo “I will repay the support of Korean fans in LA with good play.”

“It’s my first time coming to the Dodgers Stadium Every time I go to the new stadium, I feel excited as if I’m at an amusement park.”
Lee Jeong-hoo before the first game against the LA Dodgers

American Professional Baseball (MLB) Lee Jeong-hoo (25, San Francisco Giants) expressed his ambition to strive to meet the expectations of more fans in Los Angeles (LA), an area with a high concentration of Koreans.

Lee Jung-hoo met with reporters ahead of the first game against the LA Dodgers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California on the 2nd (Korean time) and said, “I know there are a lot of Koreans in LA, and I will repay you with good play as much as you support me.” said.

Lee Jeong-hoo “I will repay the support of Korean fans in LA with good play.”

LA is where the largest number of Koreans live in the United States, and Park Chan-ho and Ryu Hyun-jin received great support from Korean fans when they played for the Dodgers.

Lee Jeong-hoo recalled the days when Ryu Hyun-jin played for the Dodgers, saying, “Senior Ryu Hyun-jin entered the United States for the first time, and I think I also watched some major league games.”

He said with a smile that it was his first time visiting the Dodgers Stadium, “No matter which stadium I go to (in the U.S.), I go to every stadium with the excitement of going to an amusement park when I was young.”

However, since he had not yet gone to the field that day, he added, “I’ll have to check later to find out what it’s like.”

Lee Jeong-hoo will play a three-game series with the Dodgers, including Shohei Ohtani, for three days starting today.

When asked how he would respond to the Dodgers’ many pitchers who throw fastballs, Jeong-hoo Lee responded, “I think we should prepare well so that we can hit (hits).”

The day before, Jeong-hoo Lee had pledged about the first game against the Dodgers, “I will do my best as I have always done, because it does not mean that I will succeed even if I make a great determination.”

Jeong-hoo Lee recorded 4 hits in 14 at-bats (batting average 0.286), 1 home run, 4 RBIs, and 1 run in the opening four-game series in the U.S. against the Padres of San Diego held at Petco Park in San Diego, California from March 29 to April 1. He has performed well. 고스톱