Kang Hyeon-woo (22), a 4th-year catcher for the KT Wiz, is showing impressive performance during the demonstration game.
An exhibition match between SSG and KT held at Suwon KT Wiz Park on the 25th. Before the game, each of the home team KT players trained and prepared for the game. In the meantime, the SSG squad arrived.
When most of the KT players finished training and went to eat, 4th year catcher Kang Hyeon-woo stayed alone and added batting training. At that time, SSG Jeong Sang-ho battery coach approached Kang Hyeon-woo and talked to him.
Coach Jeong praised Kang Hyeon-woo, saying, “Your shoulders are good.”
Hyunwoo Kang showed off his strong shoulder in the home game against the LG Twins the previous day (24th). Starting as the catcher and the 8th hitter, he prevented Oh Ji-hwan from stealing bases in the 4th inning.
Previously, in the game on the 23rd, he entered the plate with a pinch hit at the end of the 7th inning and hit, and prevented Song Chan-eui from stealing base in the top of the 8th inning. In the ninth episode, he even caught Park Hae-min, who was a stolen king for 4 years in a row (2015-2018). He boasted a strong dog that surprised not only his teammates, but also the opposing team’s coaching staff.
In addition, Kang Hyeon-woo has a good hitting feeling during this year’s demonstration game. Until the 25th, he is recording his exhibition game batting average of .44. He mainly comes out as a pinch hitter, but the sample is small, but he is evaluated as a player with good offensive ability.
An official from the club emphasized, “He is the most anticipated person.” Hyunwoo Kang, who was nominated in 2020. In the future, he is raising expectations as a catcher to protect KT’s home.
Kang Hyeon-woo, who showed off his ability to stop stealing against LG, showed confidence, saying, “It is also my strength,” and said, “It came out well that I prepared. I think LG plays a lot of baseball, but the results came out good.” 먹튀검증
KT has Jang Seong-woo and Kim Jun-tae, but they hope Kang Hyeon-woo will take over in the future. In the meantime, Kang Hyeon-woo was determined to prepare well while accumulating a lot of experience.
Kang Hyeon-woo also completed active duty in the military. He said, “There was a gap in his life after serving in the army. After he was discharged from the military, he tried to sharpen his basic skills. It seems to be going well,” he said. “In the army, he did a lot of pelvic stretching and paid attention to flexibility. He looked back, saying, “My body was itching because I wanted to play baseball.”
Kang Hyeon-woo said, “I will become a catcher who gives a sense of stability. He expressed his determination, saying, “I will become the player that KT needs.”