Choi Jeong (SSG Landers), who started a home run in the first real game of the WBC (World Baseball Classic) national team, pledged to play an active part.
On the 17th (Korean time), in a practice match against the NC Dinos held at Keno Veteran Memorial Stadium in Tucson, Arizona, USA, Choi Jung-eun took the lead as the lead batter in the bottom of the 3rd inning with a 2-0 lead and scored a left-handed solo shot. In the 1B match against NC third pitcher카지노 Choi Seong-young, he turned the bat. The ball went wide and turned into a home run that easily crossed the left wall.
Choi Jeong-eun, who built up her body at the SSG spring camp in Florida, joined the WBC team on the 15th along with Kim Gwang-hyun and Choi Ji-hoon. 12-hour journey from Vero Beach via Orlando-Phoenix to Tucson. Choi Jeong, who warmed up in his first training session on the 16th, reached base on the fourth base in his first at-bat that day, followed by a home run in his second at-bat, showing off his sense of well-being.
Choi Jeong-eun said after the game, “I feel like I’ve improved a lot (technically). I’m still not 100% in shape, but I’m getting better.” He continued, “After the Korean series, I started building my body at the end of November. After continuing the routine, I went to the Florida camp faster than other players and picked up my pace early.”
On this day, the national team focused on learning the senses of pitchers and fielders by using the WBC official ball when defending. Choi Jeong-eun said, “Actually, I was a bit worried. It’s true that the players were concerned because the catch ball felt completely different and the fingertips were numb,” he said. It gave me some confidence,” he said.
Choi Jeong, the only professional third baseman in the national team’s roster, said, “It’s true that it’s a lot of pressure. I think it could be the last time. I’m going to do my best and play without regret while controlling my mind.” Regarding the memories of participating in the 2013 WBC, “It feels very different. I am doing it. With the thought that I entered the season at SSG (not the national team), I intend to play to help the team somehow.”