Kang Baek-ho home run 49 days after pinch
Second career grand slam against SSG Jong-Hoon Park.
KT Wiz’s Kang Baek-ho (24) hits a pinch-hit home run.
Kang Baek-ho had a thrilling at-bat against SSG Landers in the 2023 Shinhan Bank Solar KBO League at KT Wiz Park in Suwon, South Korea, 한국야동 on Aug. 8.
After being left out of the starting lineup, Kang came in as a pinch-hitter for Shin Bong-ki in the fifth inning with the bases loaded and his team leading 9-5.
Facing SSG reliever Park Jong-hoon, Kang hit a seven-pitch fastball on a two-ball two-strike count for a grand slam over the right field fence.
Both Kang’s grand slam and pinch-hit home run were the second of his career.
Kang Baek-ho, KT’s signature hitter, 성인웹툰 has struggled this season.
He bounced back and forth between the first and second teams as he struggled with psychological issues, and before this game, he was batting just .259 with six home runs and 32 RBIs in 60 games. After returning to the first team for the first time in 40 days against the LG Twins on May 5, he appeared in three games as a pinch-hitter but was held to two hits and a walk.
Today, he broke his long silence with a single.
It had been 49 days since Kang had hit a home run in the first team this year, 19가이드03 since July 21 against the Samsung Lions.