Jonathan Peraza is ready to make his first appearance under new manager

Korean baseball’s Hanwha Eagles foreign-born hitter Jonathan Peraza, 26, is ready to make his first appearance under new manager Kim Kyung-moon. He will not be in the starting lineup but will pinch-hit.

Hanwha manager Kim Kyung-moon told reporters before the NC game against Daejeon on July 7, “Peraza is not yet fully fit, but he said he can pinch-hit once. If (the situation) is right, I’ll send him out to say hello. If not, I won’t send him out.”

Peraza had been left out of the lineup for seven consecutive games, starting with Daegu Samsung Electronics on March 31. In the sixth inning of that game, while fielding a fly ball from Yang Woo-hyun in left field, 안전놀이터 추천 Peraza hit the fence and was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance with chest pain. Fortunately, X-rays and CT scans showed nothing unusual.

Although he escaped serious injury, the aftereffects remained. The team switched to Kim Kyung-moon’s coaching regime on the 1-2 against Samsung and the 4-4 against Suwon KT, but Peraza was rested for the entire three-game series. He was still able to play defense and pinch-hit, but Kim didn’t push him too hard. With Peraza out, Hanwha exploded for 26 runs in the three-game series and swept the series.

In 54 games this season,

Peraza is batting .407 (68-for-210) with 15 home runs, 42 RBIs, 41 runs scored, 30 walks, 58 strikeouts, five stolen bases, a .614 slugging percentage, and a 1.021 OPS. He ranks first in OPS, second in on-base percentage, tied for third in home runs, and ninth in slugging percentage, 카지노사이트 순위 making him a top-tier offensive producer. He will be playing his first game under new manager Kim Kyung-moon as the designated hitter.

Hanwha’s lineup against NC left-hander Daniel Castano was Hwang Young-mook (second base), Ha Ju-seok (shortstop), Kim Tae-yeon (first base), Noh Si-hwan (third base), Ahn Chi-hong (designated hitter), Chae Eun-sung (right field), Choi Jae-hoon (catcher), Choi In-ho (left field), and Jang Jin-hyeok (center field). The team kept the same lineup from the previous day’s game against KT and hopes to continue its winning streak.


Right-handed reliever Lee Min-woo was designated for assignment as Ricardo Sanchez, who was expected to start the game, was activated from the disabled list after recovering from elbow soreness. Lee Min-woo, who has pitched 25⅓ innings in 30 games this season, going 1-1 with a 2.49 ERA and six saves, while striking out 26 batters, was pulled from the game against Daegu Samsung Electronics on Feb. 2 after feeling pain in his elbow. Four days later, he started against Suwon KT on June 6, but was pulled after recording one hit and one walk without recording an out.

After he was replaced, Kim was seen on the broadcast screen talking to Lee Min-woo in the back of the dugout. Kim said, “He’s one of the best in the back of our bullpen, but when I saw his arm swing, it wasn’t in a good rhythm. I thought it would be good for him to rest now, so I took him off the roster, but he’s not with the second team. He’s with the first team,” he said, adding, ”It’s a shame to ask a player who is over 30 and has contributed to the team to go to the second team. 안전놀이터 I’ll be back in 10 days when I’m healthy,” he said, adding that he was removed from the roster but will accompany the first team.

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