“It’s a close call, but it’s a good one…”

“It’s a close call, but it’s a good one…”

Your ‘best friend’ is back from the major leagues. It must be a strange feeling to play against him in the KBO, but what would it be like to hit a home run?

KT Wiz’s Hwang Jae-gyun rang up his Hanwha Eagles friend Ryu Hyun-jin.

Hwang Jae-gyun led off the seventh inning of the game against the Hanwha Eagles at Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon on March 3 with a solo home run against Ryu Hyun-jin, who was pitching well.

With the bases loaded and one out, Ryu’s fastball was driven into the middle of the plate, and the veteran Hwang Jae-gyun made the most of it and timed it perfectly. His fifth home run of the season came at a crucial time.

The two are friends, both born in 1987. 바카라사이트 추천 They’ve been close friends since they were kids, rising to stardom. They also have something else in common: they both played in the major leagues, albeit for only one season. At the time, Ryu played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Hwang played for the San Francisco Giants, a rivalry that led to head-to-head battles.

When Ryu announced his decision to return to Korea ahead of this season,

Hwang Jae-gyun was overwhelmed. “When I saw Ryu stand on the mound, it felt real. It was fun,” he said. In their first meeting on March 30, Hwang Jae-gyun hit the game-winning hit against Ryu, who was pitching well, and the story behind Ryu’s declaration that “it’s war now” was entertaining. This time around, Hwang Jae-gyun continued his dominance with a home run.

“Hyun-jin had a really good pitch,” Hwang said. His pitches were coming in toward the right-hander’s body, and he was locating the corners of the zone well. In the fifth inning, after hitting a straight hit off the pitcher, I went to the bench and tried to joke around and shake it, but it didn’t shake.” Hwang praised his friend’s performance.

Hwang was humble about his home run, saying, “I didn’t get a hit until the second at-bat, and in the third at-bat, I was going for a fastball that was on the body, and I was like, ‘I’m going to take my swing, even if it’s a bad swing, I’m going to take my swing,’ and luckily the ball came in and it turned out to be a good one.”