‘Already 9 home runs’ Park Dong-won “Shortened swing, hitting direction and speed both improved”
The main catcher saved the team from defeat. Park Dong-won gave the LG Twins a winning series.
Park Dong-won started as the 6th batter and catcher in the 6th game of the season against the Samsung Lions of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu on the 14th, recording 2 hits and 4 RBIs in 5 at-bats including a home run.
Park Dong-won fired a two-run four against opposing starter David Buchanan from 1 out 2 base in the top of the 4th inning when the team was trailing 1-5. It was the ninth home run of this season, and it was the first home run in five days after the match against Kiwoom Heroes in Jamsil on the 9th.
Park Dong-won added strength even after the team succeeded in reversing. He pushed right-hander Lee Seung-hyeon’s 5-pitch slider at the beginning of the ninth inning when the team was leading 6-5, with one out, first and second base, and scored two RBI doubles. In an instant, the gap widened by 3 points, and the addition of the game leaned toward LG.
After the game, Park Dong-won analyzed the recent rise, saying, “I prepared a lot in the winter.
He added, “I thought the swing should be short, so I practiced a lot, and I also practiced a lot to see the ball well.”
Park Dong-won did not forget to thank him for the training part. He said, “He gave me a good workout in the training part. I did a lot of batting training and a lot of weight training, so it seems to be getting better because the two things work together in a complex way.”안전놀이터
Park Dong-won may be greedy for the ‘home run king’ as he has only one double-digit home run left, but he tries not to be very conscious. “I try to prepare by working out the same way without thinking about (the home run king). If we do well and win the championship, and if we are really lucky, our goal is to win a Golden Glove, but I have no thoughts about the title yet.” expressed his views.