“I was happier than the home run I hit.” Did Seung-yeop Lee win the title? Pinch-hit tiebreaker that brought about a comeback → Solo shot that led to victory, Park Joon-young’s firing is hitting big every day
Doosan coach Lee Seung-yeop’s mercenary skills are proving successful every day.
Doosan won 8-3 in the Gwangju game against KIA Tigers on the 17th. Pajuk ran through his 6th consecutive win and secured at least 5th place. Raul Alcantara gave up 3 runs in 6 innings, and the bullpen did not allow any runs. Kang Seung-ho, Park Jun-young, and Yang Eui-ji hit home runs, concentrating 13 hits to achieve an easy victory. 스포츠토토
An interesting part was Director Seung-yeop Lee’s Yongin-sul. Led by Park Se-hyuk’s compensation player Park Jun-young, they led the team to a valuable victory against KIA for the second day in a row. It responded with a decisive blow as coach Lee wanted.
On this day, Manager Lee Seung-yeop removed left-handed hitter Kim Jae-hwan, who was not hitting well, and appointed Park Jun-young as the number 8 designated hitter. The reason was KIA starting pitcher Thomas Panoni. In the Jamsil game on the 6th, he failed to score with only 3 hits in 6 innings, and the team lost.
Coach Lee explained, “We didn’t even use our hands last time, but we will get better in the second time. We can’t lose this time either. We left out Kim Jae-hwan today. Instead, we will start Park Jun-young. He did well in the previous game and selected the ball well. We’ll send him out first.”
Park Jun-young retired in his first at-bat in the third inning due to a catcher’s foul fly. However, he took the lead in the top of the 5th inning with a 2-1 lead and drew a high fastball toward Panoni’s body, drawing a 110m solo arc. Doosan took the victory by driving the momentum from Park Joon-young’s home run, Cho Soo-haeng’s single, Su-bin Jeong’s bunt hit, and Yang Seok-hwan’s double in the middle of the month, adding two runs.
In the previous game on the 15th, manager Lee sent out pinch hitter Park Joon-young in the top of the 8th inning when the team was down 5-6, and led a left-field solo home run against Choi Ji-min. It was a dramatic tie. Not knowing the momentum, Doosan scored 2 points against Jeong Hae-young in the top of the 9th inning to pull off an 8-6 comeback.
Manager Lee Seung-yeop clenched his fists and cheered loudly when Park Joon-young hit a home run in two consecutive games. Appointing Park Jun-young at the right time resulted in consecutive wins, so the joy was the best. Coach Lee expressed his special feelings the day before, saying, “I was happier than when I hit a home run.”
After the game, Park Joon-young said, “I’m glad that I contributed to the team’s winning streak rather than home runs for two games in a row. In my first at-bat, a lot of the game came to my body, so in my second at-bat, I abandoned the outside and only aimed for the near side, but fortunately, there was a good result.” revealed.
He expressed his hunger by saying, “It was my first time starting as a designated hitter while playing baseball, so I thought I should help in some way with my batting. Before the game, the manager told me to get on base at least twice, but I was only able to get on base once, so I’m disappointed.” .
Lastly, he promised, “I will continue to do my best within the given opportunity and help the team advance to the fall baseball season. We were able to win today thanks to the enthusiastic support of the fans who came all the way. I am always grateful.”