KIA Tigers veteran outfielder Choi Hyeong-woo came out as a pinch hitter and thrilled the home fans by hitting a grand slam.
Choi Hyung-woo appeared as a pinch hitter in the second game of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League double header against the LG Twins held at Gwangju-KIA Champions Field on the 9th.
Choi Hyeong-woo, who was the starter in Game 1, did not start Game 2 for physical reasons, and stood at the plate in place of Hwang Dae-in in the bottom of the 5th inning with 2 outs and bases loaded when the team was down 4-5.토토사이트
With the ball count of 2-1, Choi Hyung-woo hit Park Myung-geun’s 4th pitch fastball and hit a grand slam that went over the right wall. 16th home run this season.
According to the KIA team, this is the eighth time Choi Hyung-woo has hit a grand slam. It is the second pinch-hit home run in his career, and the first pinch-hit home run since his professional debut.
KIA, who scored 6 runs in the bottom of the 5th inning, including Choi Hyeong-woo’s grand slam, turned the game around and is ahead 8-5 as of the 6th inning. If the game ends like this, KIA will win both games of the double header.