The bat of ‘giant corps’ Kim Min-seok (19, Lotte Giants) danced.
Kim Min-seok recorded 5 hits in 5 at-bats in a practice match against SSG Landers held at Gushikawa Stadium in Uruma City, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan on the 4th. Kim Min-seok, who started as the second batter-center fielder, got his first hit against SSG Moon Seung-won in his first at-bat in the first inning. In the 3rd inning, SSG Lim Jun-seop made a hit with a surprise bunt on the 3rd base, and Kim Min-seok scored doubles in the 4th and 6th innings, respectively. At the end of the 8th inning, when Lotte was leading 5-4, he completed a five-hit game by making a heavy hit against SSG Kim Joo-han.
Kim Min-seok, who was from Whimoon High School and was nominated by Lotte in the first round of the 2023 rookie draft, raised great expectations as a top-notch high school hitter. He joined the Lotte 1st team spring camp and continues to impress.스포츠토토
Kim Min-seok explained the secret of the 5 hits, saying, “There were hits in the previous game, but the quality of the batting was not good. It felt like I was hitting with power.” . He continued, “It’s the first time I’ve hit 5 hits in baseball,” and added, “Today, it seems to have come out as a good result that I did not be late for a fastball and made in-play hits.”
Lotte won SSG 8-4 that day. Na Kyun-an, who started, gave up 3 hits (1 home run) and 1 run in 4 innings, Shin Jeong-rak (2 runs in 1 inning) – Jin Seung-hyun – Kim Jin-wook (no runs in 1 inning) – Choi Jun-yong (1 inning, 1 run) – Koo Seung-min (1 inning 1 run) lost) followed by a throw. Lee Hak-joo contributed to the team’s victory by hitting a three-runner in the bottom of the eighth inning.