Double bang bang! The ‘baby beast’ roared after overcoming the symptoms of vomiting “Confidence in me, with a confident swing”
“I swung confidently with confidence in myself.”
SSG Landers’ ‘baby beast’ Choi Ji-hoon led a multi-hit performance and a 3-0 victory in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League regular season away game against Hanwha Eagles held at Daejeon Hanwha Life Insurance Eagles Park on the 9th.
Choi Ji-hoon went 2-for-4 and scored 2 runs that day, recording multi-hits in his first two consecutive games of the season. Recording 4 on-base games with 3 hits and 1 walk in 5 at-bats the previous day, he showed off his best performance for the second day in a row.
In fact, Choi Ji-hoon showed symptoms of vomiting after the match against Hanwha on the 8th. He even announced that he was not feeling well. However, his sense of hitting was sharp enough to be misunderstood as an overkill.
Choi Ji-hoon said after the game, “As I played the game, I felt like I was getting hit little by little,” and “I came to the plate comfortably and swung confidently with confidence in myself, which led to good results.”
Along with Choo Shin-soo, Choi Ji-hoon forms SSG’s table setter. His batting average, which had once been as low as 6 pennies, has risen to the mid-20 mark. His slugging percentage also rose to 30%. On this day, it was great that he recorded two doubles.
Choi Ji-hoon said,안전놀이터 “He scored two doubles, but he didn’t intend to hit long hits. I got a good result because I hit the exact point,” he said. “It feels good to finish this series with a victory.”
Choi Ji-hoon played in all 144 games last season and recorded a batting average of 0.304 and an OPS of 0.717. If he succeeds in rebounding and steadily raises his pace from now on, he can surely expect better performances than before.