‘Instinct of a slugging shortstop’ Kim Joo-won, “I feel better about home runs in international competitions”

Although this is his first appearance on the adult national team, he has already hit two home runs. National baseball team shortstop Kim Joo-won led the team to the finals of the Hangzhou Asian Games with the first two runs.

Kim Joo-won hit a two-run home run in the top of the second inning in the China match at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games held at the first stadium of the Shaoxing Baseball and Softball Sports Center near Hangzhou, China on the 6th. This is his second personal home run in this tournament, following the game against Thailand on the 3rd. This is the most home runs on the team. Among all the players participating in this tournament, there is no player with two home runs. The stadium is large and the headwind is strong.

After the game, Kim Joo-won said, “I felt better and more amazed after hitting a home run in an international competition. Condition is always good. 온라인바카라“Even if things are bad, he tries to lift them up,” he said. Kim Joo-won has maintained a good hitting feel throughout this tournament. He has been starting since the 3rd game of the final round against Thailand. National team coach Ryu Joong-il praised Kim Joo-won, saying, “Kim Joo-won’s swing trajectory is good right now.”

He is also focusing on defense. While on defense in the bottom of the second inning, he hit a heavy hit. Kim Joo-won said, “The ball doesn’t roll well on this ground, so I thought I could catch it if I chased after it as best as I could. “He was lucky too,” he said.

The national team will play the final against Taiwan on the 7th. In the final round match against Taiwan, Kim Joo-won came on as the final pinch hitter in the 9th inning and struck out. Kim Joo-won said, “I don’t know if I will be the starter in the finals, but if I do, I will focus and work hard at every at-bat.”

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