The biggest change in the Hanwha Eagles’ batting line this season, Chae Eun-seong (33), added to the central batting line. Last November, he signed a contract with FA (free agent) Chae Eun-seong for 6 years and 9 billion won. Strategic investments were made to strengthen offensive power. He showed a willingness to take a new leap forward beyond being the ‘loser’.
Last year, Hanwha ranked last in team batting average, home runs, runs scored, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. The loose central batting line became denser and stronger. A cleanup trio was formed with Chae Eun-seong, new foreign batters Brian O’Grady, and Roh Si-hwan. In the demonstration game, three key hitter combinations are being tested.
An exhibition match against the KIA Tigers held at Daejeon Stadium on the 14th. ‘#3 – designated hitter’ Chae Eun-seong proved his worth. KIA starter Adonis Medina threw a two-seam at 148 km/h in the second base with two outs, and turned it into a home run. He hit a home run in two exhibition games.
In the first at-bat in the first inning, Chae Eun-seong scored an RBI with an infield grounder. All three points the team posted came from Chae Eun-seong’s bat.
In the game on the 13th, he hit a double and brought a runner home with a sacrifice hit. 2 hits, 4 RBIs in 5 at-bats in 2 games. Both hits are long hits.
Director Carlos Subero explained the ‘Chae Eun-sung synergy effect’ and said, “We should not only look at Chae Eun-seong as an individual, but also look at the changes and positive effects of Chae’s joining.” This means that it not only enhances attack power, but also has a greater effect.
Chae Eun-seong is a very sincere player. He is a player who knows his role well. He is also a player with a strong sense of responsibility. There’s a reason he’s good at baseball.
He played in 612 games over the past 5 years as a member of LG, hitting 3.4, 80 homers and 444 RBIs. He averaged 89 RBIs per year.메이저놀이터 During this period, his scoring position batting average was 30.2 9 lira. He is a role model that younger players want to learn from and follow.
Coach Subero said, “There are many players who can see the future in our team, and Chae Eun-seong is giving a good influence.” Chae Eun-seong The spectrum of synergistic effects is wide.
General manager Son Hyuk explained that when recruiting Chae Eun-seong, “We needed a leader who would not only strengthen our attack power, but also be the center of gravity for the team.”