NC won a great victory over Kiwoom despite the departure of the main hitters. He scored in double digits for the first time in the season. It is thanks to Oh Young-soo’s outstanding performance, who is recording a batting average in the 40% range.
NC Dinos won 11-5 in the match against Kiwoom Heroes held at Changwon NC Park on the 8th. It is NC’s first double-digit scoring game of the season. With the absence of starting second baseman Park Min-woo, Triple-A home run king Jason Martin, and Kim Seong-wook with long hitting power, the team scored 11 points with 15 hits.
The player who stood out the most was Oh Young-soo, who came out as the sixth hitter and first baseman. He played an active role with 3 hits and 2 RBIs in 4 at-bats, including a home run. It is the second three-hit game in his career, including the game against Lotte on October 5 last year.
Oh Young-soo added 3 hits that day and climbed to the top of various batting records. The home run was tied for first place. His batting average is 0.417, ranking fourth after kt Kim Min-hyeok (0.500), kt Park Byung-ho (0.438) and Hanwha Noh Si-hwan (0.429). RBI was tied for 5th place with 6 RBIs.
He has a better start than Park Kun-woo, who has a career batting average of 0.327, and Son Ah-seop, who has a career batting average of 0.320. The two players are ranked 3rd and 5th among players with more than 3,000 plate appearances, respectively. Geopo prospect Oh Young-soo’s record is higher than that of proven hitters.
The home run on the 8th is meaningful in that it was against left-handed pitcher Eric Yokishi. Oh Young-soo attacked Yokishi’s cutter and hit a left-handed solo home run in the fourth inning. Yokishi’s first home run of the season. Yokishi hit eight home runs last year, but he didn’t give up a single home run to a left-handed hitter. Oh Young-soo left a scar on this ‘left-handed lion’.
In the 6th inning, when the score was 4-4,스포츠토토 he created an opportunity by hitting a double against Kim Dong-hyuk. After Park Seok-min’s hit, NC made Oh Young-soo’s double with one out, second and third base. Here, Kim Joo-won hit a ground ball that was the final blow of the game. Oh Young-soo came out as the lead batter in the 8th inning and got a hit, then was replaced by Oh Tae-yang, the lead runner.
“It will explode someday, but when… I believe that it is a player who can definitely give a good performance.” Manager Kang In-kwon had no doubts about Oh Young-soo’s establishment in the first team. However, he added a clue that ‘time matters’. First of all, the start is better than ever.