Song Chan-eui (LG) returned to Korea after performing well in Australia.스포츠토토
Song Chan-eui received a lot of attention last season when he hit 6 homers in 12 games during the demonstration game. However, he fell short of expectations with a 0.236 OPS of 0.699 with 17 hits in 72 at-bats, 3 homers and 10 RBIs in the regular season.
Song Chan-eui boarded a plane to Australia to gain experience ahead of this season. He joined Geelong Korea. Song Chan-eui swung a hard hit in the Australian Professional Baseball League. Song Chan-ui recorded 33 hits in 102 at-bats in 28 games, 7 homers, 24 RBIs, a batting average of 0.324 OPS and 0.979.
Song Chan-eui, who arrived at Incheon International Airport on the afternoon of the 23rd, met the reporters and said, “It was very helpful to experience various pitchers,” and said, “My goal is to achieve good results this season based on good experiences.” told
Regarding the difference between Korea and Australia, Song Chan-eui said, “The difference between Korea and Australia was not large. However, in Australia, the players tried to fight with a fastball regardless of the ball count.” seems to have followed,” he said.
Head coach Lee Byeong-gyu, who led Geelong Korea, said, “The players must have had little experience dealing with foreign players, but we dealt with foreign players every day here.” It will be helpful because you will know all the things you need to be careful of.”
Song Chan-eui also said, “(Dealing with foreign players) seems to have gained confidence. Since I dealt with foreign players every day, I think it will be helpful.” He said it shouldn’t be too late to make ”. I was careful not to delay the timing. That’s why I think good results came out.”
In the LG Twins, there was Hong Chang-ki, who came back after playing for Geelong Korea and established himself as a starting pitcher. Hong Chang-ki seems to have influenced Song Chan-eui’s chance to play for Geelong Korea. Song Chan-eui said, “(Hong) Chang-gi hyung told me that it would be a good opportunity. He always told me that he recommended going. He gave me a lot of spikes and shoes. It was a big help.”
Song Chan-eui will participate in the LG spring camp and complete preparations ahead of this season. Song Chan-eui said, “The thing I feel most lacking is the defense. I think I will pay a lot of attention to the defense.” I think it does,” he said.