KT Wiz’s infield is full of veterans. Still, there is no player who does not work hard. Among them, Kim Sang-soo (33), the youngest member of the infield, smiled brightly as he hit his first home run after transferring.

KT Wiz won 8-4 in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League away match against the LG Twins at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the 5th. With this victory, KT succeeded in winning 4 in a row, marking 34 wins, 2 draws and 37 losses. The win-loss margin, which once reached -14 (KT’s record of 10 wins, 2 draws and 24 losses as of May 18, 10th place) is now -3. It deserves to be called ‘Miracle KT’. The league ranking is 7th, and the ride with 3rd place Doosan has been narrowed to 2 games.

Kim Sang-soo’s performance was outstanding. On this day, Kim Sang-soo flew 3 hits, 3 RBIs and 2 runs in 5 at-bats, including a home run. Kim Sang-soo, who started as a leadoff shortstop, adjusted his hitting feeling by hitting left-handed hits from the first inning. But he couldn’t home without a follow-up hit.

In the third inning, he hit a timely left-handed hit in the chance to run out and second base, and even raised the RBI. He continued to go to third base on Min-Hyuk Kim’s right-center hit, then sprinted home and made a safe when Alford grounded to first base. LG first baseman Austin boldly threw the ball home after the catch (selection of fielder), but Kim Sang-soo was quick. The scene where KT coach Lee Kang-cheol, the commanding tower, was surprised to see Kim Sang-soo, who came to the dugout after scoring, was captured on the TV relay screen. It was Kim Sang-soo who boasted such quick agility.

This was not the end. In the top of the 8th inning, the team is leading 6-2, 4 points. Kim Sang-soo stepped into the plate at the chance of first out and second base. LG pitcher Oh Seok-joo. Kim Sang-soo hit a slider (133.7km) in the middle of Oh Seok-joo’s 4th pitch on the ball count 1-2 and fired a two-run gun that went over the left fence. Season 1 Hopo. At the same time, it was Kim Sang-soo’s first home run after moving to KT ahead of this season. It was the first home run in 298 days since the Daegu Lotte match on September 9 last year (opponent pitcher Lee In-bok). According to LG club Trackman data, the batting speed was 153.4 km, the flight distance was 114.8 m, and the launch angle was measured at 31.8 degrees. In the end, with Kim Sang-soo’s wedge shot at the fore, KT was able to win 8-4.

Kim Sang-soo, who met with reporters after the game, smiled brightly about the moment when he went home in the 3rd inning, saying, “The coach said it was fast, so I just laughed, but I don’t think I’m slow yet.” He then said, “I thought it would not be easy to catch the ball as the ball took a little rotation. So it seems that being a little active led to good results.” It was a comment that confirmed Kim Sang-soo’s rust-free judgment ability.

Regarding the recent team’s performance on the rise, Kim Sang-soo said, “I think it’s the best feeling because it’s better than the beginning. The coach’s consideration is the biggest thing that I can do this far. When the car is wide open, he replaces it first and helps to arrange his physical strength. There is no big problem in terms of physical strength,” he emphasized.오래된 토토사이트

The KT infield consists of first baseman Park Byung-ho (37), born in 1986, second baseman Park Kyung-su (39), born in 1984, third baseman Hwang Jae-gyun (36), born in 1987, and Kim Sang-soo, born in 1990. Kim Sang-soo is 33 years old. If it was another team, it could be the best year of the year. But here we are the youngest. Coach Lee Kang-cheol laughed before the game, saying, “If you add up the ages of our team’s infielders, they are over 140 years old.”

In fact, the total age of these four people is 145 years old. Kim Sang-soo said, “When I go to a game, I don’t think of myself as the youngest, but I look around and think, ‘Ah, I’m young!’ I try to work hard. It is natural for any baseball player to want to wear a uniform for a long time. Rather, it seems that he feels that part a lot after coming to this team. Looking around, everyone is an older brother who can play for a longer time. I also see that I feel it,” he said sincerely. Amid the veterans’ exemplary performance, KT is now looking up to third place.

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