The Doosan Bears, who are in a two-game losing streak, have changed their lineup.
Doosan played the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 28th in the first leg of the season against SSG Landers Heo Kyung-min (third baseman) – Song Seung-hwan (left fielder) – Yang Seok-hwan (first baseman) – Yang Eui-ji (designated hitter) – Kang Seung-ho ( Second baseman) – Shin Seong-hyeon (right fielder) – Kim Jae-ho (shortstop) – Jang Seung-hyeon (catcher) – Jung Soo-bin (center fielder).
Considering that the opposing starter, Kirk McCarty, is left-handed, right-handed hitters such as Song Seung-hwan, Shin Sung-hyun, and Jang Seung-hyun were named in the lineup. The starting pitcher is left-hander Choi Seung-yong.
Kim Jae-hwan, who focused on batting as a designated hitter in the Daegu away game against the Samsung Lions the previous day, was excluded from the starting lineup. Doosan coach Lee Seung-yeop explained, “Kim Jae-hwan’s knee is not in good condition. He is not in a condition to go on defense. He seems to have slowed down at bat because he can’t move (in defense). He can be used as a pinch hitter in important situations.” .안전놀이터
It is also noteworthy that “veteran” Kim Jae-ho starts as the starting shortstop instead of Lee Yu-chan. Manager Lee expressed regret, saying, “What I expected from Lee Yoo-chan was to shake the opponent after he got on base, but since his on-base rate dropped, he didn’t seem to be on the right track.”
Coach Lee expected the performance of Song Seung-hwan, who was placed in number 2. He added, “Since the success rate of the operation is a little low, we are not in a state where we can rely on the operation. (Song Seung-hwan) is not as accurate as I thought, so I hope that the top line will do well.”