Lee Jeong-hoo, First Parabola at Oracle Park

Lee Jeong-hoo, First Parabola at Oracle Park… 8th Inning, 1 RBI, 2 Doubles

MLB Korean debut season, longest hitting streak of 11 games, a new record… Multiple hits in 3 consecutive games.

Jeong-hoo Lee (San Francisco Giants) led the team to victory by hitting his second home run in Major League Baseball (MLB) and his first home run at Oracle Park, his home stadium, and scoring an RBI.

On the 21st (Korean time), Lee Jeong-hoo played as the number one hitter and center fielder in the home game played against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Oracle Park in San Francisco, California, USA, and hit a game-tying home run as the leadoff hitter in his first at-bat in the bottom of the first inning with one run scored. 파워볼

He caught Arizona ace right-handed starting pitcher Jack Gallen’s second high fastball (149 km/h) and drew a one-point parabola that flew about 111 m at a speed of 158 km/h.

This is Lee Jung-hoo’s second home run in 21 days since he hit his MLB debut home run at Petco Park in San Diego on the 31st of last month.

Lee Jeong-hoo, who missed the game for the second time this season due to rest the previous day, lived up to the bench’s expectations with a refreshing home run upon returning a day later.

Lee Jeong-hoo also hit in 11 consecutive games since the game against San Diego on April 8, setting a new record for the longest debut season for a Korean big leaguer in history.

Until the previous day, Lee Jeong-hoo had tied the record with Kang Jeong-ho (then of the Pittsburgh Pirates) in 2015 and Kim Hyun-soo (of the Baltimore Orioles at the time) in 2016 by hitting in 10 consecutive games as an MLB rookie, but on this day he became the new owner.

Afterwards, Lee Jeong-hoo, who was catching his breath with a ground ball to second base (2nd, 6th inning) and a straight hit to center field (4th inning), roared again in his 5th at-bat in the 8th inning with a 5-3 lead.

With one out and two outs on second base, Arizona relief pitcher Miguel Castro’s breaking balls were fouled out five times in a row, and with a ball count of two balls and two strikes, he pushed a changeup outside the 9th pitch to the finish line and drove home the runner on second base with a double that went through the side of the third baseman. sent to

It was a hit created by Lee Jeong-hoo’s accurate eyes and precise swing, who rarely misses a ball passing through the strike zone.

Lee Jeong-hoo also recorded more than two RBIs in one game for the first time in 21 days, increasing his season RBI total to seven.

Lee Jeong-hoo came home on Michael Conforto’s timely hit to right.

San Francisco won 7-3.

Jeong-hoo Lee had 2 hits in 5 at-bats and had 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored.

He raised his season batting average to 0.289 (24 hits in 83 at-bats) with multiple hits (two or more hits in a game) in three consecutive games.

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