Lee Jung-hoo of the baseball team swung a hard hit in the final round of the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC), but was replaced due to a minor injury while running.
Lee Jung-hoo started as the third hitter in center field in the match against China in the final match of group B in the first round of the tournament being held at the Tokyo Dome in Japan on the 13th.
Lee Jung-hoo, who had his first at-bat in the first inning with one out and third base, scored the first run with a neat heavy hit.
Then, in the second inning, he walked with two outs on second base.
In the third at-bat in the third inning, he scored an RBI with an exciting long hit. After running away to 8-2, Lee Jung-hoo, who entered the plate with the bases loaded safely, hit a double that exceeded the height of the right fielder. Two runners homed on this batted ball.
However, mild muscle pain occurred during this process. Lee Jung-hoo later went to third base during Kang Baek-ho’s double play and was replaced by Park Byung-ho and dropped out of the game.
An official from the national team explained, “It was replaced to protect the player.” 온라인바카라
In South Korea’s defense at the end of the 3rd inning, Park Byeong-ho moved into first base and Park Hae-min moved into Lee Jung-hoo’s center fielder position.