The SSG Landers Keystone combination shook and destroyed An Woo-jin. SSG Landers kept first place.
In the second game of the Children’s Day series, only the Gocheok game was held. On the 6th, all four other stadiums (Jamsil, Changwon, Daejeon, and Busan) were postponed due to rain. The interest of the child fans was focused on SSG and Kiwoom Heroes. SSG won 2-1, securing the series winning series (2 or more wins in 3 matches). Starting pitcher Park Jong-hoon was not pushed back in the starting match against fireballer An Woo-jin. Shortstop Park Seong-han (25) and second baseman Choi Joo-hwan (35) led the defeat of An Woo-jin.
The SSG lineup suffered 6 strikeouts against An Woo-jin until the 3rd inning. Failed to target fast balls and sharp breaking balls in the middle of 150 km/h.
It was Park Seong-han who shook Ahn Woo-jin. In the first at-bat after two outs in the second inning, he attacked An Woo-jin’s 151km/h four-seam fastball (fastball) and hit the left-hander.
In this situation, no follow-up hit occurred. Park Seong-han shook An Woo-jin again. In the second at-bat in the beginning of the 5th inning as the lead batter, he had a 7-ball game, attacked a 153km/h fastball, hit a right-handed double, and opened up an opportunity.
Park Seong-han’s career batting average against An Woo-jin was only 0.176 (3 hits in 17 at-bats) before this game. There was no long shot. However, only two of Ahn Woo-jin’s main weapon fastballs were attacked and made hits.
luck followed SSG instructed Choi Hang to perform a sacrifice bunt, and Park Seong-han stepped on third base as he executed the operation well. However, Oh Tae-gon stopped at the grounder in the infield and was unable to bring a runner home.
In this situation, Ahn Woo-jin’s outside fastball, who was facing Kim Min-sik, hit the catcher’s mitt and flowed into the back net. It was too high. Park Seong-han scored the goal. 메이저놀이터
In the 6th episode, Joo-hwan Choi came out. After lead hitter Choo Shin-soo stepped down with a floating ball in center field, he attacked An Woo-jin’s first pitch changeup and passed it over the right wall.
It is Choi Joo-hwan who had a batting average of 0.261 against An Woo-jin before this game. There was one double, one triple, and one home run. However, in the 13th confrontation in the 2022 season, when Ahn Woo-jin rose to the top of the league, only two hits. The second home run against An Woo-jin was a ‘stabilized gun’ that ran one more point in a close game. It was also the 100th gun of his personal career.
Choi Joo-hwan hit a single hit in the 4th inning, a home run in the 6th, and a double in the 8th inning. Last season (2022), he only had a batting average of 0.211 and 9 home runs, but after this game, he marked a batting average of 0.289 and 4 home runs.