Na Seong-beom (33), the KIA Tigers’ leading hitter, has completely escaped his first slump this season.
Na Seong-beom started as a third hitter and right fielder in an away game against the Samsung Lions held at Pohang Baseball Stadium on the 2nd, hit a home run (season 8) in the first inning and hit a double in the 4th inning, getting 2 hits and 2 RBIs in 3 at-bats. · Scored 1 point. The team was defeated at the end of the 9th inning, but Na Seong-beom’s hitting feeling was hot.
He led the team to an 11-8 victory with 4 hits, 3 RBIs and 1 run in 5 at-bats in the first game of the Samsung 3-game series the previous day (1st). In the beginning of the 4th inning, when KIA was losing 0-6, a timely double hit in the middle left from the first base was unsafe, creating a foothold for pursuit, and in the 5th inning, 2 out 2, 2nd base, where KIA was losing 2-7, an RBI was added with a heavy hit. KIA also hit a timely wedge in the 8th inning, which turned 10-8.
Na Seong-beom, who underwent rehabilitation treatment due to a fascia injury in his left calf last February, returned to the first team against the KT Wiz on June 23. In his first 12 games, he recorded a batting average of 0.353, 6 home runs, and 12 RBIs, showing an outstanding performance during the hiatus.
At the time, Na Seong-beom said, “Homers are coming out, but there were times when I hit one in 10 at-bats, like the KT game (played on July 7th and 8th). He said, “I don’t think it’s time to say that the feeling of hitting is good yet.” In fact, on the 9th of last month, after hitting a home run in the fourth at-bat against KT, he suddenly fell into a slump. Na Seong-beom only had a batting average of 0.120 in 7 matches against Samsung in Gwangju on the 12th. He hit neither a home run nor a double.
Na Seong-beom showed an exciting blow in 8 games against the Lotte Giants in Busan on July 29th. He warmed up the bat with a hit to the right in his second at-bat, then pulled a low-course four-seam fastball (fastball) from left-handed pitcher Jae-min Shim (based on left-handed batters) over the right fence in his third at-bat. It was a long hit that came out after 32 at-bats. 메이저사이트
Na Seong-beom, who recorded 3 hits in this game and laid the foundation for a rebound, recorded a hit and a walk in the game against Lotte the next day (July 30), and in the first game of the week, against Samsung on the 1st, the second ‘4-hit game this season. ‘ and completely regained its original appearance. He also showed nutritious hitting, such as an RBI that made KIA’s first run and an on-base run that made the first run. Na Seong-beom said, “Since last weekend, I only thought about living and going out (to the ground), and rather good results came out.”
In the 7 games in which Na Seong-beom could not hit, KIA suffered 4 losses (3 wins). Last weekend, when Na Seong-beom showed signs of recovery, he won all 3 consecutive games at Lotte, and reversed a losing match against Samsung on the 1st. Although it was hit by Samsung on the 2nd, it pursued the 4th and 5th place KT and NC Dinos to the bottom of the chin.