Park Dong-won (33, LG Twins) showed his true value as a cannon in batting following his defensive performance.
Park Dong-won started as the 8th catcher in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League Doosan Bears game held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 7th and recorded 3 hits (2 homers) and 3 RBIs in 4 at-bats.
Park Dong-won, who obtained free agent status after playing for Kiwoom Heroes and KIA Tigers last year, signed a four-year contract with LG for a total of 6.5 billion won and wore a striped uniform. This is how he filled the place where former main catcher Yoo Kang-nam left.
Park Dong-won is one of the leading offensive catchers in the KBO League. He has been expected to hit 20 home runs well enough.
He showed his true worth in this match.
In the first out of the second inning, when the team was leading 2-0, Park Dong-won hit Doosan starter Kwak Bin’s 5th 147km fastball and crossed the left fence. Season 6 issue.
It didn’t end in one room. In the 3rd inning, pitcher Choi Seung-yong, who had changed from 1st and 3rd base, was attacked and hit the right time.
And it’s the third at-bat. Doosan made up for one point and became 8-1. Park Dong-won entered the plate at the beginning of the 5th inning with 1 out and 1 base. I pulled Kim Myung-shin’s 125 km slider and connected it to the two run four. Season 7 issue. This is the moment when he rose to the top of the league home run alone.
The first time Park Dong-won hit a multi-home run in one game was against Kiwoom in Gwangju on May 5 last year when he was a member of the KIA Tigers. He shot up a multi-four in one year.
On this day, it became a more proud day as it came in first place in front of Yang Seok-hwan, a competitor in the home run race.
It’s not just hitting. He also faithfully fulfilled his role as catcher. He showed good chemistry with Kelly, who had been shaken with 1 win and 2 losses and an average ERA of 5.66 before the game that day. Kelly won his second win by fighting hard with 8 hits, 4 walks, 3 strikeouts and 1 run in 7 innings with a fastball and curveball with a maximum speed of 149 km.
In particular, the offensive pitching shone. He threw only 92 pitches and pitched 7 innings, giving up 1 run. 토토사이트
After the game, Park Dong-won said, “For the catcher, the defense is bigger. Recently, Kelly wasn’t good, so I wanted to throw better. He said he would gladly throw at my sign. So it became a double hit in the 7th inning.” My strength has also improved. The breaking ball worked well, so I was able to catch hitters easily.”
Regarding the first place in home runs, he said, “I don’t care too much. The first thing is to help the team win more.” “he said.