Two-run shot in the game of Raising → 2 home runs in 4 games

Choi Jung-jung, the center hitter of the professional baseball SSG Landers, who is on the verge of breaking the KBO league’s record for most home runs, is hot from the exhibition game.

Choi Jung led the team to an 11-6 victory against Kiwoom Heroes in the 2024 KBO League exhibition game at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 15th, with three hits in three at-bats, one home run, one walk, and three RBIs.

Choi has recorded 458 homers in his career as of last year. Adding 10 more homers this season will break the KBO league record of 467 by Doosan manager Lee Seung-yeop, who is considered a national hitter.

Choi Jung-eun has been displaying strong batting performance in exhibition games. She hit a home run in the opening game of the exhibition game against Lotte on the 10th. She hit a solo home run against Lotte right-handed pitcher Lee In-bok.

In the exhibition game against KT on the 11th, he had one hit and one RBI from two times at bat. Choi Jeong hit a timely hit in the third inning with two outs and runners on the first and third bases, when the game was tied 0-0. It became the final hit that gave new coach Lee Sung-yong his first win in the exhibition game. SSG won 3-0.

Choi had three hits and one out from four times at bat on the day, and hit a home run and a double, respectively, to hit a long hit. He has a batting average of 545, or six hits from 11 times at bat, and two homers and five RBIs in four games at exhibition games.

Kiwoom’s starting lineup includes Kim Hye-sung second baseman, Dawson middle fielder, Kim Hui-jip designated hitter, Choi Joo-hwan first baseman, Lim Ji-yeol left fielder, Kim Dong-heon catcher, Song Sung-moon third baseman, Lee Hyung-jong right fielder, and Lee Jae-sang striker. Cho Young-gun is the starting pitcher.

The starting pitchers for SSG were Park Sung-han striker, Heredia left fielder, Choi Jeong third baseman, Han Yoo-seom right fielder, Ko Myung-jun first baseman, Jeon Ui-san designated hitter, Ha Jae-hoon middle fielder, Kim Min-sik catcher, and Kim Sung-hyun second baseman. Shin Heon-min will start as the starting pitcher.

The game was a slugfest from the beginning. Kiwoom had no outs and runners on first and second base with Kim Hye-sung’s hit to the right and Dawson’s walk in the first inning. With one out and runners on first and third base, Choi Joo-hwan scored the first run with a timely RBI. Kim Dong-heon then made it 2-0 with a timely hit to the left.

SSG hit back in the bottom of the first inning. One out later, Heredia got on base with a left-handed hit and stole second base. Choi Jung hit a timely hit to chase after the game 2-1.

SSG turned the tables in the second inning by scoring five runs in large numbers. Leadoff hitter Ha Jae-hoon walked and Kim Min-sik’s hit to the right-center made it to first and second base with no outs. Kim Sung-hyun’s timely hit to the left, and left fielder Lim Ji-yeol’s throwing error to the third base led to a chance of one out, second and third base. Park Sung-han hit a timely two-run hit to the right, turning the game around 4-2.

Heredia’s hit and Choi Jung got on base with a hit ball that hit his body, giving him a chance to load the bases with one out. Han Yu-seom struck out, but Ko Myung-jun scored with a walk. In Jeon Eui-san’s at-bat, the third baseman scored and the score gap widened to 6-2.

With one out in the top of the third inning, Choi Joo-hwan hit Shin Heon-min’s fastball to hit a solo home run over the right fence. It was the second consecutive home run following the previous day’s game.

In the bottom of the third inning, Heredia hit a solo home run by hitting a fastball in a game against Yoon Seok-won with two outs. The team ran away again 7-3.

Kiwoom got on base with a left double after one out against SSG Baek Seung-gun in the top of the fourth inning. Lee Jae-sang went out with a hit ball, and the pitcher balked to make it one out and second and third. When Kim Hye-sung grounded out to second base, third baseman Lee Hyung-jong was tagged out at home.

With two outs and runners on the first and second bases, Dawson hit a timely RBI single to the right, and right fielder Han Yu-seom’s throw to the third base became an error that fell behind, and first baseman Kim Hye-sung, who ran to the third base, scored to follow 7-5. With two outs and a runner on the second base, Kim Hui-jip, Choi Joo-hwan and Lim Ji-yeol made it 7-6 with three consecutive walks.

In the fifth inning of SSG, Choi Jung hit a home run. One out later, Park Sung-han got on base with an infield hit to the second base against Cho Sang-woo, and advanced to second base with a wild pitch. Choi Jung hit a fastball of 146 kilometers on the seventh pitch from the full count against Cho Sang-woo, hitting a two-run homer over the left-center fence. It was a wedge shot that led to a 9-6 run.

In the sixth inning, leadoff hitter Goh Myung-joon hit a pitch that flew over the fence against Kim Jae-woong, and center fielder Dawson tried to catch it with a jump catch when the ball fell to the ground. It became a triple. Ha Jae-hoon ran away 10-6 to hit a timely hit.

SSG was replaced by Park Sung-han, the leadoff hitter, with a walk in the seventh inning and Choi Kyung-mo, the pinch runner. Choi Kyung-mo succeeded in stealing second base and advanced to third base due to a catcher’s throwing error. Kim Chan-hyung made it 11-6 with a sacrifice fly.

Meanwhile, the match took 3 hours and 19 minutes as the two teams exchanged 15 four outs and 25 hits. It was almost the same as the previous day’s 3 hours and 22 minutes.

Kiwoom starter Cho Young-gun was sluggish in the first ⅓ with seven hits, three walks, one strikeout and six runs. Yoon Seok-won allowed three hits, one homer, one strikeout and one run in the first ⅔. Rookie Jeon Joon-pyo pitched well with one strikeout and no run in the first inning. Cho Sang-woo allowed two hits, one homer, and two runs in the first inning, and Kim Jae-woong allowed two hits and one run in the first inning. Moon Sung-hyun allowed one run non-accredited in the first inning and Park Yoon-sung allowed one run in the first inning.

Starting pitcher Shin Hun-min allowed six hits one homer and one walk, one strikeout and three runs in three innings, becoming the winning pitcher of SSG. Baek Seung-gun showed poor performance as he allowed two hits, two walks and three runs in zero ⅔.

In his second year, Song Young-jin allowed no run on three walks in one ⅓, Lee Kun-wook allowed no run on one hit and one walk in one inning, and Cho Byung-hyun allowed no run on one walk in one inning. Lee Ki-soon and Lee Woon recorded one hit and no run in one inning, respectively. 메이저 토토사이트