Lotte, which is busy with a long way to go, has faced another bad news. Even captain and central hitter Ahn Chi-hong (33) was excluded from the first team entry. 먹튀검증
Lotte excluded Ahn Chi-hong and pitcher Jin Seung-hyeon from the first team entry as the match against Hanwha in Daejeon on the 20th was canceled due to rain. In the absence of these two players, pitcher Kim Do-gyu and infielder Kim Min-soo were called up to the first team.
Lotte acting manager Lee Jong-woon met with reporters after the game was canceled due to rain and said, “The players are working hard, but I am worried that injuries keep appearing. “As the season continues, I feel like fatigue has accumulated,” he said. “Ahn Chi-hong is also feeling weak and is not feeling well for various reasons.”
Ahn Chi-hong’s first entry this season was canceled. In 115 games, he has a batting average of .209, 4 ERA (121 hits in 411 at-bats), 8 home runs, 62 RBIs, and an OPS of .783. In the second half of the year, he was struggling with a batting average of .322 (48 hits in 150 at-bats), 5 home runs, 26 RBI, and an OPS of .896 in 41 games, but was hampered by body ailments.
Right-handed pitcher Jin Seung-hyun, who was providing strength in the bullpen, was also canceled due to poor health. Jin Seung-hyun, who is recording 2 wins, 2 losses, 1 hold, and an ERA of 5.86 in 24 games (27 ⅔ innings) this year, was contributing to the Lotte bullpen with 1 win, 1 loss, and an ERA of 4.05 in 7 games in September.
Lotte continues to have injuries toward the end of the season. The middle-ranked team members Kim Sang-soo (thigh) and Koo Seung-min (shoulder) all left the team due to injury in the middle of this month. In the batting lineup, foreign hitter Nico Goodrum also missed five games due to a bad thigh. Acting manager Lee Jong-woon said, “I’m worried that there will be another injury. “I hope we can finish the season without any more injuries.”
Kim Min-soo and Kim Do-gyu must now fill the positions left by Ahn Chi-hong and Jin Seung-hyeon.
Minsu Kim is recording a batting average of .2331 (9 hits in 39 at-bats), 2 RBIs, and an OPS of .656 in 21 games with the first team this year. In the second-tier Futures League, he played an active part in 56 games with a batting average of .303, 1 ri (59 hits in 178 at-bats), 7 home runs, 35 RBI, and an OPS of .982.
Kim Do-gyu struggled in the first team this year with an ERA of 6.14 in 28 games (22 innings) with 3 losses, 1 save, and 1 hold. In the 2nd Division Futures League, he showed stability with 4 wins, 4 saves, 3 holds, and an ERA of 2.05 in 26 games (30⅔ innings).