Why did Doosan Give Up Jamsil 19 Home Runs Foreigners

KT Wiz Lee Kang -cheol praised Henry Ramos, a new foreign hitter at the time during the 2022 -season demonstration. 

At the time, coach Lee Kang-cheol said, “I think his contact ability is as good as I thought,” and “it’s better than Rojas. 

We’ll have to wait and see, but I think Ramos’ abilities are good,” he said. Lohas was an express hitter who took the regular season MVP with a 2020 season batting average of 3.44 ounces and 47 home runs and 135 RBIs. 

After winning the MVP, Lohas left the KBO stage with a Japanese professional baseball Hanshin Tigers and a $ 5.5 million jackpot for two years. 바카라사이트닷컴

Although they won the combined championship in the 2021 season, foreign batters such as Joe Ilo Almonte and Jared Hoing left something to be desired. Ramos expressed his regret. 

First of all, in the 2022 season exhibition game, he hit hard with a batting average of .387 (12 hits in 31 at-bats), 4 home runs, and 9 RBIs in 12 games. 

In the regular season, it was necessary to adapt again to the opponent’s control. With a batting average of .255 (18 hits in 72 at-bats), 3 home runs, 11 RBI, and an OPS of .721

his performance was not as explosive as in the exhibition game. Still, I was slowly gaining my senses. On April 22, he gained momentum by hitting a two-run gun in the final against Suwon NC.

However, an unexpected injury broke Ramos’ ‘Korean Dream’. On April 23, in the Suwon NC game, NC starter Song Myung-ki’s pitch hit his right toe.

At the time, he played until the end of the game, but as the pain worsened, he underwent a detailed examination and was diagnosed with a ‘bone enlargement of the coxa bone of the fifth toe on his right side.’

It was an injury that would take 4 to 6 weeks for him to return. However, at the time

it was difficult for KT to build up its strength due to the number of injuries, and KT, which needed strength immediately, had no choice but to kick Ramos out.

Ramos found his pace after recovering from his injury. He signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds this year and was then called up to the major leagues.

In 23 games, he batted . He steadily proved his capacity in his minor leagues. He played a 76 -game batting average of 31,80 (280 at -bats) 13 home runs and 74 RBIs in Triple A Louisville Bath under Cincinnati.

His hitting product was one of the best in Triple A, and he had a good pioneer with a 41 walk 65 strikeout. His batting average and on -base rate (.411) showed off his on -base ability.

Ramos wanted the KBO League stage since KT. At the time of Spring Camp in 2022, he said, “I have known Korean baseball.

He hoped that he would have a chance to play in Korea three years ago. He wanted to go to Korea, so he had no difficulty in deciding. He decided easily, ”he said.

And Ramos did not reject the hand extended by the KBO League club again. Doosan, which was considering a foreign hitter, was eyeing Ramos.

Doosan signed a contract with Ramos for a total of $700,000 ($50,000 down payment, $550,000 annual salary, $100,000 incentive).

In fact, Doosan used a foreign hitter named Jose Rojas this year. In 122 games, he had a batting average of .253 (102 hits in 403 at-bats)

19 home runs, 65 RBIs, and an OPS of .819. Even though he used the large Jamsil Stadium

he showed production close to 20 home runs. In a situation where the repulsion power of official balls has recently decreased, players with this level of power are rare.

Rojas had a lot of ups and downs. He hit the occasional home run through June but had no impact. He was mentally difficult and the club was even looking into a replacement.

However, Lee Young-soo, the second-team batting coach, was brought in and assigned as Rojas’ dedicated coach, and the situation improved after that.

Until June, his batting average was .205 (36 hits in 176 at-bats), 10 home runs, 27 RBIs, and an OPS of .701, but since July

his batting average was .209 1/3 (66 hits in 277 at-bats), 9 home runs, 38 RBIs, and an OPS of .907. Resurrected.

Nevertheless, there was no satisfaction with Lohas. It has a power that beats 19 homers in a spacious Jamsil Stadium

but lacks defense to take care of Jamsil’s light lubrication. In fact, it was a failure point.

Doosan reviewed the season and placed a foreign player in the 2024 season and included Lohas in the list of pending players.

Internally, the satisfaction was not great, but the foreign player market was not too good. He even thought that he could re -sign.

However, there was a player in the market who had received a “MVP -class acclaim” and Doosan chose Ramos instead of Lohas.

Director Lee Seung -yeop, who wanted to have outfielder who had defended while strengthening the productivity of the batting line, also said that he evaluated Ramos positively.

Doosan said, “I searched for outfielder with defensive capacity due to the nature of Jamsil Stadium.

Ramos is said to have an average MLB average defense and strong shoulders, ”he said.“ Even in the blow, the bat is short, and it has the strength of a spray heater with an inside-out swing. ”

‘Steel Magic’ Lee Kang -cheol has been acclaimed as an MVP -class player, and Lee Seung -yeop, who also wanted Ramos, can upgrade the Doosan batting line?

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