Even a 16-year veteran is nervous for the opening game.

Even a 16-year veteran is nervous for the opening game.

Doosan Bears outfielder Jung Soo-bin, 35, started in center field and went 2-for-3 with one home run, one RBI, one run scored and one stolen base in the opening series of the KBO regular season against the NC Dinos at NC Park in Changwon on Thursday. He led the team to a 6-3 victory.

Jung’s bat was on fire from the first inning. Jung led off the inning with a single and swung at a 143-kilometer fastball from NC starter Shin Min-hyuk, sending it over the right field fence. Jung Soo-bin hit a leadoff home run in the first inning. It was the 42nd of his career and the first of his personal record.

Jung’s home run helped Doosan take the lead and keep the game close. Doosan took a 3-0 lead in the fourth inning on a two-run shot by Heo Kyung-min. Jung Soo-bin made it a multi-hit game in the fifth inning when he led off with a single to right. He then stole second base and induced a throwing error to put runners on second and third, but neither scored.

In the process, 토토사이트 Jung sprained his left middle finger and was replaced by Kim Dae-hyun in the top of the seventh inning.

After the game, Jung said, “I sprain it once in a season, but it’s not a big injury. I’ll have to get treatment tomorrow and check my condition,” said Jeong.

In the top of the first inning,

Jung batted leadoff and swung the bat boldly from the first pitch. Jung had his reasons. “I think I’m always nervous and excited for the opening game,” he said, explaining that his body was a little stiff when he took the field yesterday. It was not an easy opening game for the 16-year veteran.

“So, I was thinking of attacking quickly to get rid of the stiffness, and I think I set the tone early on by making some good timing hits in the early innings,” he explained.

Doosan had taken a two-run lead the previous day (Nov. 23) before falling short. After going undefeated (8-1) in the tournament, they stumbled in the opening game. It was up to veterans like captain Yang Seok-hwan, Yang Ji, Kim Jae-hwan, Heo Kyung-min and others to set the tone.

“Yesterday was not a bad game by any means,” said Jung Soo-bin. All of our players were in good shape from the exhibition game. I don’t think it was a bad game,” he emphasized, adding, “We lost yesterday, but I think everyone is in good shape, and I think we’re off to a good start with our first win today.”

“Leading our team are the veterans like (Yang) Will, (Kim) Jae-hwan, (Heo) Kyung-min, and (Yang) Seok-hwan, so I think we need to work harder so that the younger players will work harder,” he said. “It’s early in the season, so we’ll see, 파워볼실시간 but I think the team has worked really hard and we’ve stepped up our game in terms of conditioning and skill.”

Jung Soo-bin won his first stolen base title last year with 39 stolen bases.

“There’s no pressure to win the title,” he said. “I’m just going to do what I’ve always done, which is batting first. I’m ready to go whenever I want to bat first,” he said, adding, “I think the records will depend on who works harder and how much they challenge themselves later in the season.”

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