Hwang Dae-in (27, KIA), who put down the bat and protested silently, was sent off for the first time in his life, and manager Kim Jong-guk revealed about the situation at the time.
On the 23rd, Hwang Dae-in struck out looking in the second at-bat in the 4th inning against Daejeon Hanwha. Hanwha pitcher Ricardo Sanchez’s 4th fastball to the inside received a strike call. Hwang Dae-in struck out. With an exclamation of regret over the decision, he put the bat on the ground.
In response, referee Lee Young-jae appeared to appease Hwang Dae-in. Hwang Dae-in also talked to himself, but he immediately turned around without any action. However, referee Lee Young-jae called Hwang Dae-in several times, pointing to the bat that had been put down on the plate. Hwang Dae-in did not know whether he heard it or not, but he did not pick up the bat and headed for the third base dugout.
Then referee Lee Young-jae ordered Hwang Dae-in to leave immediately. KIA coach Kim Jong-guk and head coach Jin Gap-yong came out to the ground and appealed, but there was no turning back.
On this day, Hwang Dae-in was sent off for the first time in the season due to a ball decision, and it was the first time in his 1st team 7 season career.안전놀이터
Before the game on the 24th, coach Kim Jong-guk explained, “It was a protest against the strike judgment. Hwang Dae-in himself thought it was a ball, but the strike call came out.”
According to coach Kim Jong-guk, referee Lee Young-jae kept telling him to go with the bat three times. However, Hwang Dae-in ignored this and entered the dugout.
Coach Kim said, “I think Hwang Dae-in definitely thought that the last ball was the ball. (The reason he didn’t listen to the referee’s words) seemed to be a protest.”