Staying on top of the batting order with over 100 hits
“I just do my best and don’t worry about records”

Two-hitting Major League Baseball (MLB) superstar Shohei Ohtani (Los Angeles Angels) is also known for his exemplary behavior on and off the field. He often picks up trash on the field, 성인웹툰 which he describes as “picking up the good fortune of others.”

There’s another player in the Korean professional baseball league who tries to make good behavior a way of life. Samsung’s center fielder Koo Ja-rook (30-photo) is one of them. He says, “I try to do a lot of good things in my life. I don’t throw garbage away at all,” he said. Will he receive the gift of becoming the first batting champion this year?

On Sunday, Koo went 4-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs as the No. 3 hitter in right field against LG at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu. Starting with a single up the middle in the first inning, he followed it up with a double in the third, a two-run homer in the fifth, and a single to right in the seventh to lead the team to a 4-2 victory.

He had 97 hits the day before, marking his ninth straight year with triple-digit hits (101) and raising his season batting average to .341. By maintaining his batting lead, 일본야동 he also widened the gap between him and second-place SSG Eredija (0.332) by nearly a point.

Guzauk was hitting just 0.295 until a hamstring injury sidelined him in early June. He returned to action in early July after a month-long absence, and was back to his old self. After batting .377 (23-for-61) in the month of July, he is now batting .462 (24-for-52) through 17 days in August. Samsung, once in last place, has climbed to ninth place ahead of Kiwoom with Koo’s resurgence.

The former 2005 Rookie of the Year boasts a precise bat, but has yet to win a batting title. In 2015, he finished third with a .349 batting average, and in 2016, he was sixth with a .343 batting average. The 2021 RBI leader (107) is the only player to win a title awarded by the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO).

“I still have more than 40 games to go, so I try not to pay attention to what my batting average is. I don’t even look at the scoreboard during the game. In the past, when I competed for the batting title, I would fall apart the moment I thought about the record. This year, 한국야동 I’m just trying to do my best until the last possible moment.”

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