KIA Tigers Lee Chang-jin came out as a pinch hitter and led the team to victory with a decisive hit.
KIA won 6-3 in the home game against LG in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Gwangju-KIA Champions Field on the 27th and made the season 20-21. Lee Chang-jin, who came in as a pinch hitter that day, recorded the final hit, 2 walks, 2 RBIs and 1 run.
In the top of the 4th inning when the team was 2-3, Lee Chang-jin hit a 3-ball fastball from LG starter Kim Yun-sik and made a timely double that fell in the middle of the right. Both runners came in on this hit, and KIA succeeded in a 4-3 comeback. After that, Lee Chang-jin picked two walks in two at-bats and went on base, contributing to the team’s victory by going on base in all at-bats.
After the game, coach Kim Jong-guk said, “It was a pinch hitter in a somewhat early situation, but I saw that situation as a winning place.” praised. 메이저놀이터
Lee Chang-jin said, “I haven’t played in the game lately, but I tried to find a feeling of hitting by recalling the time when I felt good at hitting last year. I was preparing while practicing batting during the game, so even if I entered the plate as a pinch hitter in an early situation, it didn’t feel burdensome.” I saw.
He said, “Coach Bum-ho Lee gave me advice to hit early before entering the at bat, and targeting the opponent’s misspelling well led to good results.”