Futures third baseman, who hadn’t hit a home run this year, hit a home run at the All-Star Game! Two-run blast for big inning in the 7th [MK Busan]

Koo Bon-hyuk, a member of the Armed Forces Athletic Corps (Commerce), hit his first home run of the season at the All-Star Game.바카라사이트

Southern All-Star Koo Bon-hyuk played as a fifth baseman and shortstop in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO Futures All-Star Game being held at Sajik Stadium in Busan on Thursday.

Koo, who was 1-for-3 before entering his fourth at-bat in the seventh inning, came through in the seventh inning. With the Southern All-Stars trailing 5-7 in the seventh, he hit a tiebreaking two-run home run off Choi Ji-kang with two outs. According to Trackman data, the shot had a distance of 118 metres and a bat speed of 156 km/h.
It was Koo’s first home run of 2023. Koo had been performing well in the Futures League this season with 45 hits, 21 RBIs and 31 runs scored in 48 games, but no home runs.

Prior to his call-up, he played 305 games for the LG Twins, batting .163 with 34 doubles, two home runs, 16 RBIs and 40 runs scored. He played mainly as a defence and pinch-hitter.

Since coming to the Commodores, he has turned to hitting. Last year, he batted .336 with 38 hits, 16 RBIs and 26 runs scored, and this year, he is looking forward to the future with his good performance.

Koo Bon-hyuk is scheduled to be released on 1 November.

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