Can it be infinitely small against a specific team? Hanwha third baseman Noh Si-hwan (23), who was selected for the national team to participate in the Asian Games in Hangzhou, is continuing his shocking no-hit record against his hometown team.
On the 13th, in the game against Sajik Lotte, Noh Si-hwan started as the center batting line of the third baseman, as usual. However, Roh Si-hwan had to watch the team lose 5-7 with only 4 at-bats, no hits, 2 strikeouts and 1 walk.
On this day, opportunities constantly came to Noh Si-hwan. Although Noh Si-hwan’s scoring range batting average this season is low at 2.13, Noh’s presence and aura are bound to be unique. However, on this day, Noh Si-hwan could not use his chance even once.
In the top of the first inning when he was leading 1-0, he recorded a fly ball to center fielder with second base unscathed. He hit the ball in the right-middle direction, but couldn’t break the outfield. He had to be content with sending a runner on second base to third base.
In the second at-bat in the third inning, he contributed at least. In the beginning of the 3rd inning after being reversed 1-2, after two outs, he took advantage of the opportunity by getting a walk. Afterwards, Chae Eun-seong’s left-handed hit and메이저놀이터 Choi Jae-hoon’s 2 RBI double hit Hanwha to take a 3-2 lead.
After that, I have no choice but to dwell on my regrets. After he was overturned 6-3, he had a chance to get 1st out and 1st and 2nd base. But once again, he was just a fly ball to right field. He followed up Chae Eun-seong and Choi Jae-hoon’s consecutive timely hits and chased it to 6-5, but if Noh Si-hwan had solved it ahead of time, a big inning could have been made. It was an inning that I couldn’t help but regret.
And even in the 8th inning with 1 out and 1 base, Noh Si-hwan struck out once again and finished the game that day.
As a result, Noh Si-hwan’s performance against Lotte this season fell further. The current record against Lotte is 8 p.m. (2 hits in 24 bats), 1 home run, 1 RBI, 3 walks, 7 strikeouts, and OPS of .393. He faced only the worst results when facing only Lotte among the nine clubs this season.
The atmosphere of the first Lotte game of the season on April 26th was quite different. This season, he gave off a strong ‘Ronassang’ atmosphere. He hit a home run against Strayley in the first at-bat in the first inning and pulled out a hit against Hyun-Hee Han in the third at-bat in the sixth inning.
However, Noh Si-hwan’s good memories ended here. After hitting a hit against Han Hyun-hee, he has since recorded no hits in 24 consecutive at-bats against Lotte. In the process, he only walked 3 and struck out 7. He is only accumulating bad memories for Lotte. As Noh Si-hwan is silent, Hanwha is only 1 win and 5 losses against Lotte.
He was a native of Busan who graduated from Suyeong Elementary School, Gyeongnam Middle School, and Gyeongnam High School in Busan, but left his hometown after being nominated by Hanwha in the 3rd overall in the 2nd round of the 2019 rookie draft. After that, he settled in Daejeon, but in this year’s match against Lotte, he only leaves a regrettable appearance. In terms of his career, his batting average was 2.2 in 51 games (40 hits in 182 at-bats), 5 homers, 24 RBIs, and an OPS of .628. When will Noh Si-hwan be able to wake up from his silence in front of his hometown team?