“I don’t feel like I’m 19” Lotte Super Rookie Kim Min-seok explodes with his first home run in his debut

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. 먹튀검증

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.” 

Kim Min-seok, who spent an adaptation period with a batting average of 1096 li (11 hits in 56 at-bats) OPS of .482 in 19 games in April, showed his potential with a batting average of 344 li (11 hits in 32 at-bats) OSP .806 in 9 games in May. showing off He is not missing the opportunity to start with the injuries of Hwang Seong-bin and Ahn Kwon-soo. /waw@osen.co.kr

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