“I thought it would be a foul…”
LG Twins Austin Dean started as first baseman in the 4th match against the Lotte Giants held at Sajik Stadium in Busan on the 8th and got 3 hits in 4 at-bats (1 home run) He played an active part with 3 RBIs and led the team to a 12-3 victory.메이저도메인
The game progressed in the flow of the early game, but it was Austin who led the flow of the batting line. Austin hit a 149km fastball from Lotte starter Park Se-woong in the first inning situation with 2nd out and 3rd base, and fired a two-run-po with a direct hit to the right pole. Season 11 home run.
The batted ball seemed to flow outside the pole, but it was less dramatically bent and it was recognized as a home run as it missed the pole. Austin was happier than ever. It was his first home run of July and the third home run he hit right-handed.
And in the 3rd inning, when the score was tied 2-2, he hit a right-handed hit in the situation of 2 out 2 and took the lead back to 3-2. Afterwards, Yoo Kang-nam was allowed to tie the game and reached the middle of the game, but LG succeeded in scoring 9 points in the 6th and 7th innings, and LG won easily.
After the game, Austin commented on the situation of the home run hit by the pole in the first inning, “I was very excited and happy. Home runs to the other side are rare. I thought it was right, but when it broke, I thought in my heart, ‘Please go inside’. But again, it was a home run in the first inning, so I felt good.
Then, he said, “Plutko is pitching, and I thought I could lighten the burden.” He said, “This home run was able to reduce the pressure on our team. I really liked those situations.”