Is it the weight of the starting pitcher?
KIA Tigers infielder Hwang Dae-in (27) has a bad start. As of the 26th, his batting average is 201.2 (14 hits in 66 at-bats), 1 home run and 9 RBIs. His OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) also falls short of the 70% range.
The result is the result, but the content is not very good. It is often the case that the bat comes out without a suitable target. A well-hit ball often goes straight to the fielder, and a ball that does not pass the infield often comes out.
The disappointment from the stagnant batting continues to the defense. As of the 26th, Hwang Dae-in had zero mistakes. However, it is true that it is difficult to add a modifier such as perfect performance considering his ‘play that did not remain in the record’ in which he allowed on base while failing to properly handle assault batted balls.
After joining the team, Hwang Dae-in, who was expected to be a next-generation giant, took off as a full-time first baseman from last year. Even at the beginning of last season, Hwang Dae-in’s batting average for the month of April was not good, with a batting average of .258. In early May, he rapidly increased his pace and his season batting average rose to the second half of the 20s. After that, he continued to fall and rebound, but contributed to the 5th round when the bat caught fire again at the end of the regular season when KIA was competing for the 5th round. It was a season that showed potential, and expectations were high that if he was consistent, he would show a figure worthy of the title of ‘full-time starter’. So far, it seems that the staff-up has not been done yet.
KIA coach Kim Jong-guk diagnosed Hwang Dae-in’s recent performance as “a little bit less confident than a sluggish batting cycle.”
During the actual training, Hwang Dae-in’s appearance did not change much. He is on the ground before anyone else and continues to sweat with sincerity. Evaluation that there is no special change in the hitting mechanism. However, it is true that the smile that played the role of the team atmosphere maker faded from a certain point. Director Kim said, “The first thing is to find confidence through opportunities.”
In the world of competition, if the sluggish flow is prolonged, the position will inevitably be 크크크벳narrowed. Since KIA desperately needs to build a multiplier at the beginning of the season, Hwang Dae-in’s recent move is worthy of concern. However, when looking at the composition of the KIA fielding team, which has a lot of vacancies due to large and small injuries, if Hwang Dae-in cannot keep first base, his power will inevitably weaken. This is the reason why the longing for a rebound is great. Manager Kim pointed out Hwang Dae-in as “a player who needs to be strong in the center of the lineup and should do well in the team,” and sent a cheering message saying, “I want him to swing with confidence.” KIA wants Hwang Dae-in to regain his smile as soon as possible.