Lotte rookie outfielder Kim Min-seok (19) hit his first home run in his debut.

Kim Min-seok started as the first hitter in the center field in the away game against Hanwha in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Daejeon Hanwha Life Insurance Eagles Park on the 18th, and decorated the first at-bat with a home run as the lead hitter.

Hanwha right-hander starting pitcher Jang Min-jae’s 4th pitch 135km fastball went into the middle with a high miss, and Kim Min-seok did not miss it. He hit it with an accurate swing and sent the ball out of the right fence. A distance of 120m, his first home run in his debut.

It was a home run that hit after 29 games and 97 at-bats of his first-team debut.

Min-seok Kim, who was a youth representative and was nominated by Lotte in the 3rd overall in the 1st round this year, was recognized for his batting talent to the point of being compared to senior Whimoon High School senior Lee Jung-hoo.

Lotte coach Larry Sutton also said, “He has the instincts of a baseball player that is difficult to see as a 19-year-old. He is as mature as a player over 25 at the plate. He is a quick learner and his coordination skills are better than other players 스포츠토토.”

Kim Min-seok, who spent an adaptation period with an OPS of .482 in 19 games in April with a batting average of 1096 (11 hits in 56 at-bats), showed his potential in May with a batting average of 304 4 (11 hits in 32) OSP .806 in 9 games. showing off He is not missing the opportunity to start with the injuries of Hwang Seong-bin and Ahn Kwon-soo.

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