Seok-hwan Kim said, “I’m not going to do it like last year.”
small by itself Looking back, I felt so stupid. This year is going to be different. Professional baseball KIA Kim Seok-hwan (24) made a firm determination, saying, “I will not repeat the situation of last year.” 메이저놀이터
He debuted in the first team the following year after being nominated by KIA with the 24th overall ranking in the 2nd 3rd round in 2017. He went hitless in two at-bats in one game. He enlisted on active duty in 2019. After completing his military service in 2021, he returned to the first team. In five games, he had a batting average of .263 (5-for-19) with one home run and three RBIs.
Over the past year, business trips have increased significantly. He was put to the test as a great gun prospect. However, in 51 total games he played, he had a batting average of 0.149 (14-for-94), 3 homers and 7 RBIs. Kim Seok-hwan said, “It was very disappointing. He was very disappointed and left a lot of regrets.” “I tried to do well, but it didn’t work, so my confidence dropped a lot. Even when he got good chances, he couldn’t play my baseball,” he recalled.
He kept paying attention to the technical part. Rather, it became a stumbling block. Kim Seok-hwan said, “I became more and more confused. Coach Lee Bum-ho said, ‘You don’t have a problem with technology, so why do you create problems yourself? Hitting is a battle of timing. He said, “You have to know how to match the timing.”
Trying to change for the new season. filled with confidence. He said, “Last year, I was mentally shaken and could not do anything and finished the season. There is nothing good about being depressed. I felt that ‘I can’t do it this way,’” he said. I try to keep my mind so that I don’t get too excited or too depressed.”
He also worked hard on weight training. He said, “It is to strengthen stamina rather than power. During last season, I felt my stamina drop,” he said. “I increased the number of weights while lightening them. I did a lot of exercise to increase my endurance,” he explained.
Successfully completed the 1st spring camp in Tucson, Arizona, USA. Kim Seok-hwan said, “From the time I came to the camp, I thought, ‘To me, now is the start. My regular season has already started,” he said. “It’s going well as I thought. It’s not perfect, but it seems to be getting better. If you work hard, I wonder if good results will follow.”
KIA will continue its second camp in Okinawa, Japan from the 24th to the 9th of next month.