Samsung Lions infielder Kim Young-woong has hit his first ground home run of the season 메이저놀이터.
Kim batted ninth and started at third base for the Samsung Lions against the KT Wiz in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at KT Wiz Park in Suwon on 16 June.
In the top of the second inning, with his team leading 1-0, Young-woong pulled a five-pitch cut fastball from Benjamin for a big hit at second and third base. KT right fielder Kim Min-hyuk, who failed to catch the ball, collided with the fence and fell to the ground, and as KT’s Yoo Soo-jin was slow to process the hit, Kim rounded second base and sprinted home.
The official score was Kim Young-woong’s ground home run. It was the first ground home run of the season and the 91st in KBO history.
Samsung took a 5-0 lead in the third inning thanks to Kim’s grounder, giving them the green light to end their three-game losing streak.