I’m wondering if I should give it a chance from the beginning.”
Son Min-seok was nominated by KT Wiz with the 30th overall pick in the 3rd round of the 2023 rookie draft. He joined the spring camp held in Tucson, Arizona, USA, and briefly played for the national team in the World Baseball Classic (WBC) national team practice game.
Son Min-seok is doing well in the demonstration game. He went 5-for-12 in 8 games, 1 shot, 1 stolen base, 4 RBI, 4 runs batted in for a 0.417 OPS of 0.846. On the 24th, he started as a 9th batter and second baseman against the Suwon LG Twins and contributed to a 7-1 victory with 2 hits, 1 steal, 2 RBIs and 1 run in 4 at-bats.
After the game, Son Min-seok said, “I participated in 8 demonstration games, but I am gradually less nervous than the first time. In the beginning메이저사이트, I was in a hurry in the defense part because the players hit and ran fast. There were times when it led to unfortunate results.” “I watched the ball for a long time and paid attention to the timing of the hit, which led to better results than the last game.”
Director Lee Kang-cheol also expressed satisfaction with Son Min-seok’s performance. But at the same time, there were also concerns. On the 25th, ahead of the match against SSG Landers in Suwon, he met with reporters and said, “Son Min-seok’s hitting seems to have definitely improved. I still need more strength, but time will pass.” We have to carry on,” he said.
Director Lee Kang-cheol’s concern is the experience of ‘rookie’ Son Min-seok. Coach Lee said, “You shouldn’t be nervous during games in the regular season. That’s a problem.” revealed
On the other hand, in the SSG match, KT Cho Yong-ho (right fielder) – Jung Joon-yeong (center fielder) – Kim Sang-soo (shortstop) – Kang Baek-ho (left fielder) – Hwang Jae-kyun (designated hitter) – Kim Jun-tae (catcher) – Park Kyung-soo (2nd baseman) – Oh Yoon-seok (1st baseman) – Lee Sang-ho (3rd baseman) lined up in order. The starting pitcher is Ko Young-pyo.
It is Ko Young-pyo’s first appearance since returning to the WBC. Director Lee Kang-cheol said, “I think I will throw 40 to 50. I threw the ball at the WBC,” and said, “I plan to throw about 60 in the next practice game and enter the regular season.”