33-year-old, 2nd year outfielder with a lot of stories, home run gun active… Will sluggers appear again in the home run corps?

 SSG Landers Ha Jae-hoon (33) drew an arch at Cheongbaekjeon. Expectations for Ha Jae-hoon, who is in his second year as a hitter, are rising.

On the 23rd (Korean time), SSG held a match against Cheongbaek at the spring camp in Vero Beach, Florida, USA. Ha Jae-hoon, who played as the left fielder for the blue team’s fourth batter, recorded 1 hit, 1 home run and 3 RBIs in 2 at-bats. In the 4th inning, 1-1, Ha Jae-hoon threw a three-run. Ha Jae-hoon swung a hard hit, but the game ended in a 4-4 tie.

After the game, Ha Jae-hoon said, “It was my first real game. I checked the things I had prepared during the camp. Concentrating on the bat as if it were a real game led to good results.”토토사이트

The beads of sweat shed during the off-season seem to be seeing the light little by little. Ha Jae-hoon swung the bat without a break even after the season was over. He joined the Australian Professional Baseball Geelong Korea. He wants to build a sense of practice. Ha didn’t play in many games, but he hit double-digit home runs. 21 games, 11 homers, 18 RBIs, 4 stolen bases, a batting average of 0.306 and a slugging average of 0.792.

He couldn’t play in all the games because he returned home early, but Ha Jae-hoon swung a hard hit with a pitch to rise to third overall in the home run category. It is evaluated that if he had played full-time, he would have been able to become the home run king. Ha Jae-hoon, who returned from Australia, expressed his satisfaction, saying, “I have accumulated a lot of experience. I was able to get a feel for it while continuing to play in the game.”

Ha Jae-hoon is a player with a lot of stories. Born in Yongmago, Masan, in 2008, he signed a contract with a minor league team under the Chicago Cubs and challenged himself to the major leagues. However, he did not have good results and played as a batsman in the Japanese independent league.

He returned to Korea in 2019. In the draft, he was nominated by SK Wyverns (now SSG) as the 16th overall pick in the second round of the second round. The club pays attention to Ha Jae-hoon’s strong shoulder. He recommended pitching. Ha Jae-hoon also responded to the club’s request by spraying a fastball that exceeded 150 km.

In the KBO League, pitcher Ha Jae-hoon ran the road to success. In his first year of debut, he appeared in 61 games and won 5 wins, 3 losses, 3 holds and 36 saves, winning the salvation king. He showed an overwhelming performance and seemed to hit a turning point in his baseball life.

However, Ha Jae-hoon was hampered by an injury. His shoulder pain prevented him from pitching properly. He was back at bat with his bat. Ha Jae-hoon, who turned to hitter last year, recorded 23 hits in 107 at bats, 6 home runs, 13 RBIs in 60 games, a batting average of 0.215 and a slugging percentage of 0.458.

Ha Jae-hoon is now in his second year as a batter in the KBO League. Although he has just played his first real match, he is in good shape. If he continues his momentum, the SSG batting line is expected to be further strengthened.

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