Strike genius’ Lee Jung-hoo (25, Kiwoom) overcame the slump and shot a flare of revival.
Lee Jung-hoo recorded 3 hits, 2 points and 1 walk in 4 at-bats in the last game of 3 consecutive matches against Doosan in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 18th. He overcame a recent batting slump and performed multi-hit performances in three consecutive games.
In April,메이저놀이터 the first month of his opening season, Lee Jung-hoo had a difficult time with a batting average of 2.1 8 li (19 hits in 87 at-bats). It was a disappointing report card compared to last year’s league MVP and 5 batting crowns.
Lee Jung-hoo, who is extremely proud of himself, began to gradually increase his hitting sense from May. To this day, he has a batting average of . 3.3 3 (21 hits in 63 at-bats) in 15 games in May. In particular, from the first game of three consecutive matches against Doosan on the 16th, a day before planting with his hair cut short, he had more than two hits in three consecutive games.
Regarding the recent hitting feeling, Lee Jung-hoo said, “As a result, (the hitting feeling) has increased since this week. Personally, I feel that the feeling has returned since last week.” It seems better,” he said. “I will not forget this feeling now and prepare to continue it for a long time,” he promised.
Lee Jeong-hoo of the world also had a lot of worries during the recent sluggish times. Lee Jung-hoo recalled, “There are many moments where you don’t trust me because things don’t go well.” However, he said, “He kept mind-controlling, thinking that his six years in the pros couldn’t beat him the last month and a half.”
Kiwoom broke the chain of two consecutive losses that day and moved up one notch in the ranking, but it is still hovering in the lower ranks at 7th place. Lee Jung-hoo, who felt responsible for the team’s poor performance because it was sluggish at the beginning of the season, confessed, “I think the reason the team lost a lot was because of me, and then I felt more sorry.” However, he said, “There are more games to play in the future than time to be frustrated, and I thought most of all that I had to help the team.”
Lee Jung-hoo, who had regained his sense of hitting, expressed his strong determination to lead the team’s rebound by driving momentum. “The swing I wanted came out and the ball I wanted came out,” he said. He continued, “It’s a little bit difficult now, but I think I need to manage my stamina well.”