KBO’s strongest table setter has emerged. Fantastic collaboration of ‘On-base King’ and ‘Out-of-Ocean Hitting King’
The LG Twins have the best table setter in the league.
Hong Chang-ki and Moon Seong-joo boast a high batting average of over 3.5% and an on-base percentage of over 50%. At the beginning of the season, he set the table with a fierce hit and one on-base in two at-bats토토사이트.
The match between LG and Lotte took place on the 12th at Sajik Stadium in Busan. In LG’s 12-8 thrilling come-from-behind victory, Hong Chang-ki and Moon Seong-joo played an altoran-like performance.
In the first inning, Hong Chang-ki got on base with an infield hit that was hit by the pitcher and deflected toward the second baseman, and even succeeded in stealing second base. Moon Seong-joo advances to third base when shortstop grounder. Kim Hyun-soo scored the first goal with a timely hit. Hong Chang-ki made it 2-0 by hitting a double in the middle of the second inning with two outs and second base.
In the 5th inning, trailing 3-4, Hong Chang-ki and Moon Seong-ju side by side withdrew with a ground ball out by second baseman. However, in the 7th inning, lead batter Hong Chang-ki picked a walk and got on base, and Moon Seong-joo at bat attempted to steal second base. As catcher Yoo Kang-nam missed the ball, Hong Chang-gi ran through second base to third base. At second base, Moon Seong-joo hit a double in the middle right to tie the score at 4-4.
LG led 5-4, but in the bottom of the 8th inning, Lee Jung-yong, who finished the game in defense, was hit by a come-from-behind three-run home run by Koo Seung-min.
After one shot in the top of the 9th inning, trailing 5-7, Hong Chang-ki hit a triple that cut right and middle against Lotte finisher Kim Won-jung, sparking his will to pursue. Moon Seong-joo followed Kim Won-joong’s main weapon forkball in the unfavorable count of 1 ball and 2 strikes, and hit Hong Chang-ki home with a grounder hit that passed through second base. Chase by 6-7. After that, Kim Hyun-soo’s come-from-behind final two-run home run broke out.
Hong Chang-ki and Moon Seong-joo table setters laid the foundation for a reversal. Hong Chang-ki recorded 3 hits, 1 walk, 2 RBIs and 3 runs in 5 at-bats that day. Moon Sung-joo recorded 2 hits, 2 RBIs and 1 run in 5 at-bats.
In the opening game, LG started with Seo Kun-chang and Park Hae-min as table setters and played three games. From the Gocheok Kiwoom match on the 5th, Hong Chang-gi and Moon Seong-joo were placed 1-2. After Hong Chang-gi and Moon Seong-joo were put forward as table setters, LG scored once in 4 out of 7 games.
By the 12th, Hong Chang-ki had a batting average of 3.5 3 (12 hits in 48 at-bats), 5 RBIs, 6 runs, and an OPS of 1.032. Moon Seong-joo has a batting average of 4.3 0.2 (16 hits in 47 at-bats), 4 RBIs, 7 runs, and an OPS of 1.018.
Hong Chang-ki is 10th in batting, and Moon Seong-ju is 2nd in batting. Hong Chang-gi tied for first place in walks (10) and Moon Seong-ju tied for third (8). Hong Chang-ki had an on-base percentage of .532 and Moon Seong-joo had an on-base percentage of .532. He is tied for second in the league after KT Kim Min-hyeok (.536 on-base percentage).
Hong Chang-ki won the 2021 on-base title. During last year’s season, he missed about a month due to an oblique muscle injury, and his batting balance collapsed. Until August of last year, Moon Sung-joo was the out-of-the-counter batting king with a high batting average of 3.5 pennies. However, since September, he has been sluggish with a batting average of 10%. Hong Chang-ki, who regained his batting balance with a healthy body, and Moon Seong-joo, who gained experience while playing his first full-time season last year, are afraid of the pace at the beginning of the season.