KT Wiz’s Park Byung-ho hit a home run in 26 games in the match between Hanwha and KT of the “2022 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League” held at KT Wiz Park in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do on the afternoon of the 7th. Park Byung-ho appeared as the leadoff hitter in the top of the second inning when he was trailing 1-0, hitting a 138-kilometer fastball from Hanwha starter Jang Min-jae to hit a tie-breaking solo home run. Park Byung-ho’s solo home run is his third in the 2022 season. And it was a home run that woke up Park Byung-ho, who had been silent for 25 consecutive games.
Park Byung-ho felt a home run at the moment he hit a fastball and was delighted to walk around the ground, enter the dugout, and high-five with his teammates. KT foreign pitcher Despaigne was standing on a chair waiting for Park Byung-ho. This is to congratulate them more intensely than anyone else. Despaigne’s hand contained a handful of sunflower seeds that players often eat in the dugout. Despaigne congratulated Park Byung-ho by sprinkling sunflower seeds on his head. It was a performance to celebrate Park Byung-ho with a pollen-like atmosphere. 토토사이트
Park Byung-ho, who received all the congratulations from his colleagues, approached Despaigne earlier and pretended to grab him by the collar to see if he didn’t like Despaigne’s sunflower seed bomb. Coach Lee Kang-chul, who saw that, also watched the two players’ pranks with a big smile. The atmosphere of the KT dugout was pleasant with Park Byung-ho’s tie-breaking home run. Park Byung-ho said after the game, “I’m happy to hit a home run after a long time. The team played a lot of tight games. It would have been meaningful if I hit a solo home run, but it was a pity. I’m sorry and bothered by the team,” he said.
“After the home run, there was also a good pitch. We need to study how to maintain today’s feeling. “I have to do it with a feeling today when I train tomorrow,” he said. In the game against Hanwha, Park Byung-ho recorded two hits, one run, and one home run in four at-bats. KT continued its four-game winning streak with Park Byung-ho and Alford tied the score with solo home runs, respectively, and Shim Woo-joon’s final hit won 4-2.