Kiwoom beat the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League Samsung Lions 53 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the afternoon of the 10th. Kiwoom, which has won three consecutive games, has 58 wins, three draws and 81 losses, rising to ninth place over the Hanwha Eagles.
In addition to the victory, Kiwoom also got a touching scene from “signboard hitter” Lee Jung-hoo and home fans. Kiwoom manager Hong Won-ki put forward pinch hitter Lee Jung-hoo after one out in the bottom of the eighth inning. It was the moment when Lee Jung-hoo, who was out of power due to an ankle injury, said his final greetings to home fans ahead of his major league advancement.
When Lee Jung-hoo was seen, home fans chanted his name. Lee Jung-hoo took off his helmet and greeted the home fans. Not only Kiwoom fans but also Samsung fans, who were opposing teams, cheered Lee Jung-hoo for his sincerity. 토토사이트
San Francisco’s general manager Pete Putilla, who visited Gocheok Dome on this day, also stood up and applauded Lee Jung-hoo. The Major League general manager visited the stadium himself to see the Korean player and even gave a standing ovation.
This means that Lee Jung-hoo is so valuable. Several Major League Baseball clubs have already finished evaluating Lee Jung-hoo. Even if he plays at bat before returning to injury on the day, there will be no difference. This is because the evaluation cannot be changed with just one at-bat.
Nevertheless, the fact that the Major League general manager visits Korea in person to take care of Lee Jung-hoo’s physical condition, training and games is the same as sending a love call to Lee Jung-hoo. In other words, it is an unspoken message that the general manager is showing interest to the extent that he comes in person. This phenomenon means that the Major League Baseball’s “Lee Jung-hoo recruitment battle” has begun.
Lee Jung-hoo, who is already connected to numerous major league clubs, including the San Diego Padres. At the Gocheok farewell game, the San Francisco general manager visited in person and even gave a standing ovation. The big league’s “Lee Jung-hoo scramble” has kicked off.