Hanwha Jeong Eun-won, Who Transformed Into an Outfielder

Hanwha Jeong Eun-won, Who Transformed Into an Outfielder, Had 3 Hits and 2 RBIs in 4 At-Bats in a Practice Game Against KT

Hanwha Eagles Jeong Eun-won (24),

who is attempting to transform into an outfielder for the 2024 season,

exploded with three hits in a spring camp practice game.

Eun-won Jeong started as the number one hitter and left fielder in a professional baseball practice game against KT Wiz held at Gotinda Stadium in Okinawa, Japan on the 28th,

and played well with 3 hits in 4 at-bats, 2 RBIs, and 1 run, leading the team to a 15-2 victory. 파워볼사이트

He hit a double that went over the height of right field against KT foreign pitcher Wes Benjamin in the bottom of the first inning and then scored on Ahn Chi-hong’s sacrifice fly.

KT Wiz

In the 3rd inning, he hit a heavy hit against KT’s second pitcher, Ju Kwon, and in the 4th inning,

he showed a different side by getting a right-handed hit against Moon Yong-ik.

Jeong Eun-won, who was playing as Hanwha’s starting second baseman, fell into a terrible slump last season.

Eun-won Jeong, who had a batting average of 0.283 and an on-base percentage of 0.407 in the 2021 season and a batting average of 0.274 and an on-base percentage of 0.377 in the 2022 season,

performed very poorly with a batting average of 0.222 and an on-base percentage of 0.333 in the 2023 season.

Hanwha coach Choi Won-ho judged that Jeong Eun-won’s poor performance was related to the burden of defense and recommended outfield defense training during the finishing camp last winter.

In addition, Hanwha recruited veteran infielder Ahn Chi-hong, a free agent (FA) from the Stove League.

It was a situation that could have hurt the pride of Jeong Eun-won,

who was receiving attention as the next-generation key infielder in the KBO League.

Jeong Eun-won

However, Eun-won Jeong gritted his teeth while silently practicing outfield defense.

Jeong Eun-won, who went through a crisis again,

is regaining his former form with an extraordinary batting ability in spring camp.

Meanwhile, Hanwha recorded a whopping 21 hits on this day.

Moon Hyun-bin, who started as second baseman,

went 2-for-3 with 4 RBIs, and third baseman Noh Si-hwan went 3-for-3 with 2 hits and 1 RBI.

Starting pitcher Kim Min-woo threw 48 pitches in 2⅔ innings,

allowing 3 hits, no walks, 3 strikeouts, and 1 run.

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