Kim Ha-seong and Edmon, the ‘major league duo’ of the WBC baseball team, showed off their fierce hitting feeling in their first live batting training.
The two players, shortstop and second baseman, are also expected to build the strongest keystone combination.
This is reporter Ha Moo-rim’s report.
Kim Ha-sung and Edmund share a warm hug while exchanging balls from a distance.
The two players, who are the core of the infield, started training like real battles to improve the feel of hitting.
Edman drew attention by striking a large batted ball that landed in front of the left wall against Chang-Mo Koo.
Ha-seong Kim also showed off a hot hitting feeling by hitting sharp balls in succession.
The two players, who boast the best shortstop and second baseman defense in the major leagues, worked hard to build the WBC’s strongest keystone combination, such as matching double plays in defensive training. [Soundbite] Kim Ha-seong/ WBC
National Representative : “The defense type, we talk about these things, and I try to take care of (Edmon) as much as possible and stay by the side.” 스포츠토토
I watched the practice game from the dugout according to the rule that only the players can participate.
Park Kun-woo, who made a surprise appearance as third baseman in place of Choi Jeong, attracted attention by striking 3 hits and 4 RBIs, including a home run.
Director Lee Kang-cheol said, ‘I will become a warrior on the ground’
[Soundbite] Lee Kang-cheol/WBC National Team Manager : “We will give hope and emotion to the people, and we will do well by preparing well. We ask for your support .” announced the departure.
The national team, which has completed its schedule in Korea, will depart for Japan tomorrow, the final match.