KT Wiz Jang Seong-woo played a role as the main catcher and contributed greatly to the team’s winning series.
KT won 7-3 in the 9th game of the season against SSG Landers in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 15th, and ended the three-week series with a winning series. KT’s season record was 24 wins, 2 draws and 33 losses (0.421).토토사이트
The performance of main catcher Jang Seong-woo, who formed a battery with starting pitcher Ko Young-pyo, was decisive. Jang Sung-woo, who started as the fifth hitter and catcher that day, recorded 3 hits and 4 RBIs in 4 at-bats, including 2 home runs, completing his third 3-hit game of the season.
Jang Sung-woo’s bat was hot from the first at-bat. At the beginning of the first inning, Jang Seong-wu, who had a 6-ball game with SSG starter Oh Won-seok at 2 out 1 and 2 base, pulled the slider and hit a double. In the meantime, second base runner Kim Sang-soo and first base runner Sang-ho Lee hit home in turn, leading KT to 2-0.
Jang Seong-wu started a long hit once again. In the top of the 3rd inning, he pushed Oh Won-seok’s 3-ball fastball in the first company and fired a superior solo shot. It was an absolutely unfavorable situation for batters with a ball count of 0-2, but maintaining concentration led to a home run.
It was also Jang Seong-woo’s job to solidify the victory. Jang Seong-woo pulled Ko Hyo-jun’s 4-ball slider in the second out in the top of the 8th inning and fired a solo gun that went over the left fence. It was the moment to achieve a multi-home run 748 days after the KIA Tigers game in Gwangju on May 28, 2021.
Jang Seong-woo is one of the hitters with good memories against SSG this season. On this day, he scored 18 RBIs, more than half of the 34 RBIs in the season, including games, against SSG. Thanks to Jang Seong-woo’s performance, KT was able to gain an advantage with SSG with 5 wins and 4 losses.