Preemptive solo shot→Home run zone direct hit three-run…Hot Tess, car + cash up to 2 million won.
Kia Tigers foreign-born hitter Socrates Brito hit back-to-back home runs and won a car.
Socrates arched over the fence in his first and second at-bats against the SSG Landers on July 7 at Gwangju-Kia Champions Field. 메이저사이트
Socrates, batting third, lifted a fastball just outside the zone from SSG starter Baek Seung-gun over the center field fence in the bottom of the first inning. It was a 125-meter solo shot (No. 7). Choi Hyung-woo followed with a back-to-back home run to right center field.
The Socrates’ home run barrage didn’t stop there. Another one came right after starter Yang Hyun-jong gave up three runs in the top of the third inning to fall back to 2-3.
Ryu Ji-hyuk walked and Park Chan-ho hit a double to the side of the right field fence to put runners on second and third with no outs. Seung-gun Baek’s three-pitch fastball followed a similar course to the first inning, and he pulled hard. The ball sailed over the right-center field fence in a big parabola and landed in the “Niro Home Run Zone.
Every year, Kia Motors sets up a home run zone for each car model in the right-center field bleachers, and the player who hits it wins a car. Regardless of the home or away team, if you hit it, you can win the car.
This year, the Niro Zone is a small SUV. Socrates became the first player to hit the home run zone this year.
He also won 2 million won in cash by hitting the ‘Ink Coffee Home Run Zone’ on the outfield fence.