12 billion men declared resurrection.
Samsung Lions’ Koo Ja-wook experienced the most bitter taste after his debut last season. This is because Corona 19 issues and injuries overlapped, and he accepted a report card that did not match the value of his name. Ja-wook Koo stayed with a batting average of 0.293, 120 hits, 5 homers, 38 RBIs and 69 points in 99 games in the 2022 season.
From the start of the season, Ja-wook Koo was not included in the opening entry due to the Corona 19 issue. He suffered back injuries in May and hamstring injuries in June, which kept him out of first-team entries. He had a batting average of 0.280 in the first half with 47 hits, 2 homers and 19 RBIs.
rebounded in the second half. He appeared in 59 games in the second half and had a batting average of .303 with 73 hits, 3 home runs, 19 RBIs and 47 runs. However, looking at the season as a whole, it was clear that it was a very disappointing season.
He couldn’t even play 100 games for the first time since his debut. In addition, the 2022 season was the first time that he finished with a batting average of 20%, 10 homers, and less than 40 RBIs. After signing a multi-year contract with a maximum total of 12 billion won, including an annual salary of 9 billion won and an incentive of 3 billion won for 5 years, it was regrettable that the first season was sluggish.
So Ja-wook Koo was desperate. Participating in the finishing camp held in Okinawa, Japan after the end of the 2022 season. His will to revive the 2023 season was so great that he showed his will to go directly to Samsung coach Park Jin-man.
Goo Ja-wook, who went through finishing camp, spring camp, and exhibition games, is returning to the image we know. Of course, his team record was 3-7, which is a bit disappointing, but looking at his individual performance, Ja-wook Koo is excellent.
Koo Ja-wook is active in 10 games with a batting average of .385, 15 hits, 1 home run, 4 RBIs, 6 runs and 2 steals. He sits at 4th in batting-most hits.
Above all, be consistent. After the no-hit game against the NC Dinos on the 1st, which was the opening game, it has been on a 9-game hit streak. Also, since the match against the LG Twins on the 8th, he has been making multi-hit games in 5 consecutive games. In the match against SSG Landers on the 13th, he took the leadoff and made a 4 on-base game with a hit ball-walk-double hit-home run. His first home run of the season was a bonus.
Samsung is a team that Koo Ja-wook has to do. If Koo Ja-wook continues to play an active role now, singing autumn songs at Rapak could become a reality again.
Captain Oh Jae-il said, 토토사이트“Ja-wook Koo is the energy of our team. Depending on whether Ja-wook Koo hits well or not, we believe that our team’s batting line will change. If Ja-wook Koo hits well, he believes that the entire lineup of our team will come to life.”
Ja-wook Koo will receive an annual salary of 2 billion won this year. 2023 KBO League Salary King. Can Ja-wook Koo continue his current activities and become a force for Samsung?