“Rapidly raised the pace”… 36-year-old Choi Jeong-eun is serious about the WBC

Choi Jeong (36, SSG), the starting third baseman of the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) baseball team, has an unusual bat feel. On the 17th (Korean time), Choi Jeong-eun fired a cool cannon in the first practice game of the baseball team against NC held at the Keno Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona, USA. On this day, he started as third baseman 3 times and the 카지노사이트results of the evaluation match were 1 hit in 1 at-bat (1 home run), 1 RBI and 1 walk.

Choi Jeong-eun is a right-handed Geopo representing the KBO League. He was the home run king in 2016 and 2017, and is SSG’s leading hitter. In particular, Choi Jeong-eun has led his team to two Korean Series championships over the past five years.

Choi Jeong-eun built up his body earlier than usual. Even in the off-season, he visited SSG Landers Field every day, and on the 25th of last month, he headed to SSG’s spring camp, Vero Beach, Florida, USA. because of responsibility. In this baseball team, he was selected as the starting third baseman. A situation where there is no substitute for third base. This is the part that shows baseball team coach Lee Kang-cheol’s faith in Choi Jeong. Here, this tournament is actually his last international tournament with the Taegeuk mark. So Choi Jeong-eun gritted her teeth and built herself.

After Choi Jeong-eun’s first actual game with the baseball team, “I built my body a little faster this time. I can’t see my current condition 100%, but I’m getting better. Especially at the SSG Florida camp, I quickly raised my pace,” he said. It’s true that it’s a lot of pressure, but I’m preparing for the tournament thinking that this tournament can be my last national representative. I’m going to do my best and have no regrets.”

Choi Jeong-eun was the runner-up in the 2009 WBC, and was eliminated in the first round in 2013. It’s like going to heaven and hell. Choi Jeong-eun, who wears the WBC baseball team uniform again after 10 years, said, “(The last tournament) felt very different. At that time, there were many seniors, and I had a heart to enjoy it without being nervous. I tried to think of it as a regular season held at SSG rather than an international tournament The goal is to make plays that are helpful to the team in any way.” At the same time, Choi Jeong-eun promised, “I think I will get nervous as the tournament approaches. I will try to overcome that feeling. I will do my best with concentration during the game.”

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