‘His hitting potential is huge’ Kiwoom transfer Lee Joo-hyung blasts debut home run against hometown team LG

Kiwoom Heroes’ Lee Joo-hyung, 22, hit his first career home run against his hometown team, the LG Twins.

Lee Ju-hyung started in center field at No. 5 against LG in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on March 3.

In the top of the first inning with Kiwoom leading 1-0, Lee took a three-pitch 134.4 mph changeup from LG starter Casey Kelly for a two-run home run over the right field fence. It was his first career home run.스포츠토토

Lee, who was selected by LG in the second round (13th overall) of the 2020 KBO Draft, came to Kiwoom via trade on March 29. Since joining the team, Lee has started every game and has collected a hit in every game, raising his season batting average to .325. In this game, he showed his potential by hitting his first career home run against his hometown team.

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