Lee Ho-seong, the Samsung Lions’ ‘super rookie’, hit his first home run in a match against Daegu KT on the 18th. However, he responded calmly, saying, “I think he’d rather hit a home run than allow a walk.”
In the 6th inning, which was trailing 0-2, Lee Ho-seong, who started as the 4th pitcher of the team, faced lead batter Hwang Jae-gyun. He threw the 6th fastball (144km) after a full count, but it flew out of the left wall.
Lee Ho-seong, who took the first out count by handling the battalion with a catcher strike-not-out, defeated Lee Sang-ho and Oh Yoon-seok with a fly ball and a swinging strikeout in right field, respectively.
In the 7th inning, Lee Ho-seong struck out the lead batter Kang Min-seong on three pitches and caught Song Min-seop with a looking strikeout. After two outs, Kim Min-hyeok was lightly treated with a ground ball to second base. Lee Ho-seong passed the mound to Hong Jeong-woo in the 8th inning.
On this day, Lee Ho-seong threw 27 balls and caught 18 strikes. His highest speed was 148 km, and he threw a variety of pitches, including a curveball, changeup, and slider. Samsung defeated KT 5-4 thanks to Kim Tae-hoon’s final blow.
On this day, 7,131 spectators came to the Daegu Samsung Lions. After the match, Lee Ho-seong said, “I was surprised that so many fans came and felt that I had come to the pros.” 메이저놀이터
Lee Ho-seong, who recorded his first home run in his debut, said, “I threw it in the middle with the thought of not giving a walk in a full count situation, but I got a home run.” I think it’s better to be hit.” He didn’t care.
Lee Ho-seong, who made his professional debut against SSG on the 14th, played multi-innings for the first time on this day. He said, “I came out of the bullpen and digested two innings, but there was nothing to worry about,” he said.