Samsung Lions rookie outfielder Ryu Seung-min hit well for the second straight day to help the team end its losing streak.
Samsung won its ninth game of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League against SSG Landers 5-2 on Friday at SSG Landers Field in Incheon.
Ryu Seung-min, who started in right field and batted eighth, went 2-for-4 with two doubles, two RBIs, and one run scored. Despite the team’s 10-13 record, Ryu impressed in the previous game with a 2-for-2 performance and a run scored.
Park Jin-man’s favorite, he lived up to expectations in this game as well. He hit a timely double in his first at-bat in the second inning and added a run-scoring single in his second at-bat in the third.
After the game, Ryu Seung-min said, “I came to the plate and tried to hit aggressively with as much confidence as possible, and I think that led to a good result. I was happy to get a double today,” he said.
“In the offense, our younger players like Ryu Seung-min and Cho Min-sung did a great job with RBIs,” said Park Jin-man. I’m looking forward to seeing them grow in the future.” 토토사이트
Ryu Seung-min said, “It was a little difficult at first when I came to the first team, but even if I don’t hit, I’m going to swing with more confidence. The coach also encourages me to not feel any pressure and to play like a young player. The coaches and seniors are also very supportive,” he said.
Ryu Seung-min entered the professional scene after being selected by Samsung in the seventh round of the 2023 Rookie Draft. He joined the first team on the 11th and has been showing his charm in front of many fans. However, he realizes that he still has some work to do. “My defense still needs a lot of practice. Having Hyun-joon on the sidelines to tell me what to do when defending is very helpful.”
Meanwhile, foreign pitcher David Buchanan pitched seven innings of one-run ball to earn his fifth win of the season.