SF Lee Jeong-hoo, smooth MLB soft landing Multi-hit and timely hit

Heavy hit in the 1st inning, timely hit in the 4th inning
Lee Jeong-hoo (26) of the San Francisco Giants is making a smooth landing in the major leagues. He performed well in the opening two games, recording multiple hits and timely hits in a row.

Jeong-hoo Lee started as the first hitter and center fielder in the 2024 Major League Baseball game against the San Diego Padres held at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA on the 30th (Korean time) and recorded 2 hits and 1 RBI in 5 at-bats.

Lee Jeong-hoo, who recorded a hit and an RBI in the opening game the previous day, played with a hit and an RBI in two consecutive games. He became the first player to have two or more hits and a timely hit in a game.

Lee Jeong-hoo had a batting average of 0.375 with 3 hits in 8 at bats in 2 games.

Lee Jeong-hoo recorded a hit from his first at-bat. He faced Joe Musgrove, who had also pitched as a starter in the Seoul Series, and caught a changeup on the second pitch and hit it past the second baseman.

However, he was unable to reach second base due to a double play by the follow-up batter, Jorge Solaire. In this situation, San Diego shortstop Kim Ha-seong (29)’s clean defense stood out.

San Francisco took the lead with two outs and a hit by Lamonte Wade Jr. followed by a two-run home run by Matt Chapman. With 2 outs and runners on 1st and 3rd base, Sairo Estrada’s timely hit made it 3-0. Lee Jeong-hoo came to bat after one out in the top of the second inning. This time, he tried a bold upper swing with 3 balls and 1 strike, but the ball went too high. The hit was caught by right fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. Lee Jeong-hoo’s true value came out in the top of the fourth inning. He came to bat with 1 out, runners on 1st and 2nd base, and with 1 ball and 1 strike, he effortlessly hit the ball and made a hit. Shortstop Kim Ha-seong was unable to catch the batted ball because his defense was biased toward second base. With this hit, runner Patrick Bailey homered on second base. Lee Jeong-hoo’s first timely hit since his debut and an RBI in two consecutive games. The score became 4-0. However, this time, Solaire hit a double play, and Lee Jeong-hoo failed to advance on base again. Lee Jeong-hoo, who entered his fourth at-bat as the leadoff hitter in the top of the 7th inning, hit a grounder to second base against the opponent’s second pitcher, Stephen Kolek. He hit a good ball in the top of the 8th inning, but was caught by the opponent’s defense. Lee Jung-hoo, who came to bat with 2 outs and 1st and 2nd bases, boldly brought out the bat with 1 ball and 1 strike and made a hit. However, the additional hit was missed because San Diego center fielder Jackson Merrill moved backwards and caught it. Kim Ha-seong, who faced Lee Jeong-hoo, played as the fifth hitter and shortstop and recorded 2 hits in 4 at-bats. Kim Ha-seong, who had been hitless in the Seoul Series, adjusted his performance with hits in two consecutive games following the previous day’s game. His season batting average was 0.214 (3 hits in 14 at-bats). Kim Ha-seong, who appeared as the leadoff hitter in the bottom of the second inning and retired to shortstop with a ground ball, scored a hit in the bottom of the fourth inning. He came to bat right after Manny Machado hit a solo home run and hit a clean hit to left. However, he failed to hit a follow-up hit and did not advance further. Kim Ha-seong sent a well-hit ball in the bottom of the sixth inning with two outs and no runners on base, but it was caught by center fielder Lee Jeong-hoo. Kim Ha-seong, who appeared as the leadoff hitter in the bottom of the 9th inning, completed a multi-hit with a heavy hit with 2 balls and 2 strikes. However, the follow-up hitter Jurickson Profar’s double play broke the flow, and San Diego lost. In this day’s game, San Francisco won 8-3, avenging their loss the previous day. Chapman played well on this day with 3 hits in 5 at-bats (2 home runs), 3 runs, and 5 RBIs. San Francisco earned its first win (1 loss) of the season, and San Diego recorded 2 wins and 2 losses. 토토사이트

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