Choi Hang, the home run hit in 961 days, the command tower’s eyes are also banged up

 SSG Landers Choi Hang (29) left a strong impression on manager Kim Won-hyung by hitting a home run in the first team game of this season.

On the 4th, Choi Hang started as the 7th hitter and first baseman against kt Wiz at SSG Landers Field in Incheon. On this day, he recorded 2 hits,크크크벳 1 home run and 3 RBIs in 4 at-bats. He led SSG to a 10-2 victory. SSG, with Choi Hang’s home run, took the lead by beating the Lotte Giants, who did not play due to the cancellation of the game due to rain.

Choi Hang, a native of Shingo Yu, joined the SK Wyverns (now SSG) with the 70th overall pick in the 8th round in the 2012 draft. He was registered as an official player in 2017 and has been performing well.

Above all, he became famous as the younger brother of team franchise star Choi Jeong. Choi Hang and Choi Jeong are 7-year-old brothers, and after Choi Hang joined the team after Choi Jeong, they became friends. On this day, a scene was created in which the older brother, who was the third baseman, threw the ball, and the younger brother, who became the first baseman, caught the ball.

Choi Hang’s presence shined in the attack. From the first at-bat, the bat spewed fire. Choi Joo-hwan’s solo catcher led 1-0 in the first inning. Choi Jeong and Guillermo Heredia picked a walk and created a chance for 2 out and 1st and 2nd base. Here, Park Seong-han continued the opportunity with a single RBI hit, and Choi Hang hit opponent starter Bo Schul-Seo’s 149km fastball and connected it with a left-handed three-run. It is Choi Hang’s regular season home run that hit 961 days after the Gwangju KIA match on September 15, 2020.

In the second at-bat in the 4th inning, he struck out, but in the 6th inning, in the 3rd at-bat, he took advantage of the opponent’s error and succeeded in getting on base. Leading batter Park Seong-han walked, and Choi Hang hit a ground ball to second base while the first base was unharmed. It could have led to a double hit, but second baseman Sang-jun Moon made a catch mistake. Choi Hang, who went out to the silkworm, stepped home when the follow-up hitter Oh Tae-gon hit a double.

In the fourth at-bat in the 7th inning, he completed a multi-hit. With no runners on the second runner, Choi Hang pulled a 148km fastball from the changed pitcher Min Kim and scored a right-handed hit.Choi Hang, who started this season in the 2nd division. In 15 Futures League games, he recorded 19 hits in 48 at-bats and a batting average of 0.396. He ranked first in the Northern League batting average. He hit hard with a slugging percentage of 0.500 OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 1.008. His sense of high hitting continued intact to the stage of the 1st team. If the pace continues, Choi Hang can be given more opportunities.

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