Eventually, the wall of 30% batting average also collapsed. Noh Si-hwan, a promising Hanwha star, fell into a slump in 35 at-bats and 31 at-bats over eight games. His batting average, which once reached 0.359, dropped to 0.294.
Noh Si-hwan started as a 4th hitter and 3rd baseman in the LG Twins game of the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 21st, and stayed without hits in 4 at-bats. With the fourth hitter silenced, Hanwha lost 1-4. 3 consecutive losses
The batting order was different throughout the three games. In the 19th he came out as the number 2 hitter and then moved to the number 3 hitter in the 20th. On the 21st, he changed to hit number 4, but the result remained the same. In these three consecutive matches, Noh Si-hwan had only one walk and no hits in 13 at-bats. Including the last two at-bats against SSG on the 13th, he is hitless in 31 at-bats in 35 at-bats in the last 8 games.
Hanwha coach Choi Won-ho and batting coaches also have a lot of worries. Coach Choi Won-ho said, “The batting part hurts my head,” saying that there are many changes in the starting lineup ahead of the game on the 21st. The continuous batting order change is the result of hard work, but it has not led to actual results. This means that it may not be a fundamental problem.
When asked about Roh Si-hwan’s slump, coach Choi Won-ho said, “It’s fine if he doesn’t get sick. He can be bothered by the fact that he’s fine, so he’s just pretending not to know. I told him to talk to me if it’s really difficult,” he said. He wasn’t thinking about plans like excluding the starting lineup. There is no suitable third baseman alternative, and no player has achieved as much performance as Roh Si-hwan.
In the game on the 20th, Noh Si-hwan contributed to a 1-1 draw by preventing the 1st and 2nd base crisis in the bottom of the 9th inning due to a mistake. On the one hand, his failure to come alive at the plate also contributed to the 1-1 draw. In the game on the 21st, there were no gaps in the defense, but I couldn’t use my strength in the at-bat.메이저놀이터
He came out as the lead batter in the second inning and sent a bat toward the center fielder, but it was a fly ball. In the 4th inning, he hit a double hit by the 3rd baseman that destroyed the chances of a 1 out 1 and 2 base. In the 7th inning, he stood and struck out after watching Jung Woo-young’s two-seam fastball from first base safely. In the ninth inning when he was trailing 1-4, he hit the ball toward the center fielder, but he could not escape Park Hae-min’s defense.