Players who were discharged from Sangmu in June were expected to return to their clubs and help them compete in the rankings as key players, but at the moment, they are more disappointed than satisfied.
Among them, some players are not properly prepared, but they may not be able to show their abilities properly as they play due to team circumstances.
Samsung drew attention as the team that would enjoy the most effect of returning to reserve, but it did not have much fun. Choi Chae-heung, a 10-win left-hander, took the mound 13 times and took six losses without a win. He has a 7.74 ERA.
Futures began to readjust its pitching position, but did not see any significant results. On the 19th of last month, he achieved his first quality start of the season (6 hits, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts, 2 runs) against KIA in Daegu.
Right-hander Choi Ji-kwang, who achieved double-digit holds for three consecutive years before joining the military, has also taken the mound 13 times and has only a 4.91 ERA with one win and one hold. Catcher Kim Do-hwan also played in seven games and is only one hit in six at-bats.
Leading LG’s Lee Sang-young also played three games and took one loss. He also has a high ERA of 6.75. Choi Won-joon, who played as KIA’s leadoff in 2017 and contributed to winning the Korean Series, also played in 62 games, batting .242 (54 hits in 223 at-bats), one home run, 22 RBIs, 34 runs, and 13 steals.
He was selected for the Hangzhou Asian Games national team and has been suffering from a severe batting slump with 5 hits in 27 at-bats and a batting average of 185.
Doosan pitcher Kim Min-kyu also pitched in six games and left a mediocre performance with a 4.32 ERA without winning or losing, while NC Bae Min-seo is recording 6.75 without winning or losing in six games. Hanwha Bae Dong-hyun, Oh Dong-wook (the pitcher) and Cho Han-min (inner) have never made the first division stage since they were discharged from the military.
Son Sung-bin, who is expected to be Lotte’s next-generation home turf, has played in 31 games and is gaining experience with 7 RBIs and 8 runs with a batting average of 244 ri (10 hits in 41 at-bats). SSG Kim Chan-hyung and NC Choi Jung-won are playing as infield backup agents.