Kim Hye Sung’s injury battle to end her nine-game losing streak “It’s either broken or I’m playing”
“As long as I don’t break my leg, I want to keep playing.”
Kim Hye-sung of the Kiwoom Heroes went 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored in a 10-8 win over the Lotte Giants at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on Monday.
Kim, who had been knocked out of the game the day before after being hit in the knee by her own pitch, 성인웹툰 battled through her injury.
With the score tied 1-1 in the bottom of the third inning, Kim limped to second base on her follow-up hit. She came home on a groundout and an error.
With the score 6-1, she hit a leadoff single in the fourth inning to drive in three more runs, and a sacrifice fly with one out in the fifth brought in the 10th run.
As Lotte self-destructed with three errors, Kiwoom escaped with its ninth straight loss and avoided the ignominy of setting a new team record for the longest losing streak.
The win was especially welcome for the team, which has lost 11 of its last 14 games (two wins and one draw) after losing star player Lee Jung-hoo to an ankle injury on March 23.
“My leg is uncomfortable, 일본야동 but it’s not so bad that I can’t play at all,” said Kim Hye-sung after the game, adding, “I’ll play if I have to go to the second team.”
Looking back on the losing streak, Kim said, “I was very upset,” but added, “We had a lot of conversations with each other, saying, ‘Let’s work hard as a team. I approached every game with that mentality.”
She said she often keeps in touch with her best friend Lee Jung-hoo.
“Yesterday, when I got hit by the ball, she called me to see if I was okay,” Kim said, adding, “During the losing streak, she just told me to keep working hard and be strong because she knows how I feel.”
“I think it’s just a matter of going up from here,” Kim said, adding, 한국야동 “I hope (the team) will do well today.”