Just ‘light’ Eunseong…’I’m happy because it’s Eagles’

The Hanwha Eagles are fierce. At the center is Chae Eun-seong.

Hanwha won a thrilling 2-1 home game against the Lotte Giants in the 2023 KBO League held at Daejeon Hanwha Life Eagles Park on the 17th.

Starting with Ricardo Sanchez,토토사이트Hanwha’s starting pitcher, who gave up 1 run in 5 innings, the bullpen lined with Jung Woo-ram, Kim Seo-hyun, Kim Bum-soo, Han Seung-joo, and Yoon Dae-kyung recorded 1 scoreless inning each, calming the strong Lotte batting line.

Of course, the player who stood out the most in the lineup was Chae Eun-seong. He went 5-for-2 with 2 hits and 1 RBI.

In the 10th inning, with 2 out 1st and 2nd bases facing 1-1, Lotte Koo Seung-min’s 3rd pitch slider was used as a finishing touch to the center fielder. This is also the first explosive ending hit since Chae Eun-sung transferred to Hanwha.

Chae Eun-seong signed a large free agent contract with Hanwha at the end of last year for up to 9 billion won over 6 years. He has since been called one of the players who is literally getting his money’s worth this season.

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The Hanwha Eagles’ move this season, with Chae Eun-seong added to the center line, is different from previous years. This season, Chae Eun-seong has a batting average of 0.294 (40 hits in 136 bats), 6 homers, 29 RBIs, and an OPS (slugging percentage + on-base percentage) of 0.812.

In particular, he is playing the role of a reliable solver for Hanwha to the extent that he is running second in the league in RBI.

In addition, according to Statiz, a statistics site specializing in baseball, Chae’s WPA (Win Probability Contribution) is 1.29, ranking ninth in the league.

Meanwhile, with the win, Hanwha recorded 13 wins, 2 draws and 21 losses this season. The gap with 10th place kt wiz widened to 3.5 games.

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