“A batting average of 300 is meaningless.”
Noh Si-hwan of the Hanwha Eagles starts the cannon again. ate his heart He ditched his batting average and turned to extra-base hits.
Roh Si-hwan has emerged as Hanwha’s new giant in 2021. He played in 107 games and hit 18 home runs. His batting average was 2.7 and 1 Lee (103 hits in 380 at-bats) with 107 strikeouts.
However, the number of home runs last year was reduced to just six. He hit 122 hits in 115 games, and as the number of hits increased, the number of home runs should also increase, but it was rather the opposite. His batting average improved to 2.8 1 Lee (122 hits in 434 at-bats), and his strikeouts were reduced to 95, but his extra-base hits were too low. His slugging percentage has been lowered from 4/6 6 in 2021 to 3/8 2.
Noh Si-hwan said, “Since I was a rookie, I ate a lot of strikeouts with a low batting average, so I tried to watch the ball all the way to avoid strikeouts, but the timing was delayed, so I don’t think I got a long hit.”
A typical case in which his swing is ruined while trying to reduce the number of strikeouts, which is like ‘destiny’ for a hitter who hits long.
It was Chae Eun-seong’s advice that solved Noh Si-hwan’s worries. Noh Si-hwan said, “Senior Chae Eun-seong said, ‘What are you going to do with batting average? You have to grow up as a home run hitter. A batting average of 30% is meaningless.’ 스포츠토토
KT Wiz’s Park Byeong-ho, who topped last year’s home run, was 5th overall with 131 strikeouts. Park Byeong-ho said, “It is difficult to record a batting average of 30% while being the home run king.”