Kang Baek-ho, Choi Jeong’s home run… The WBC national team defeated the NC in the first actual stage

Baekho Kang and Jeongjeong Choi, the Korean national team participating in the 5th World Baseball Classic (WBC), won a practice game against the NC Dinos by hitting a home run.

On the 17th (Korean time), th슬롯사이트e Korean national team won 8-2 in a practice game against NC held at Keno Sports Park in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

Kang Baek-ho led the victory with 2 hits, 2 RBIs and 2 runs in 4 at-bats, including a preemptive two-run home run at the end of the second inning. Choi Jeong-eun contributed to the victory by hitting a solo home run in the third inning.

Korean starter Kwang-Hyun Kim showed off pitching with 2 hits and 2 strikeouts in 1 inning, and Young-Pyo Ko, Cheol-Won Jeong and Tae-In Won also showed off no-run pitching. The fourth pitcher, Jung Woo-young, recorded 2 hits and 2 runs in 1 inning.

The national team played its first real game ahead of the WBC. The game only lasted until the 7th inning.

Korea took the lead with a home run in the second inning. Following Kim Hyun-soo’s hit, Kang Baek-ho’s two-run home run took the lead.

Korea gained momentum by scoring two runs in the third inning with Choi Jeong’s solo home run, and added three runs in the fourth inning to virtually split the game.

The national team’s leading hitter, Lee Jeong-hoo, went 2 at-bats without a hit, and Park Hae-min, who replaced Lee Jung-hoo, showed good hitting with 2 hits in 3 at-bats.

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