SSG outfielders Ha Jae-hoon and Choi Ji-hoon, practice in the 2nd Army… Preparing to return to the 1st team

Pro baseball SSG Landers outfielders Ha Jae-hoon (32) and Choi Ji-hoon (25) started playing in the Futures (2nd division) league game.

This is the final inspection step to return to the first team.

In the Futures League match against the Armed Forces Sports Corps (Sangmu) held at Ganghwa SSG Future Field on the 12th, Ha Jae-hoon started as the second batter and left fielder and got 1 hit in 4 at-bats.

On March 1, ahead of the end of spring camp, he suffered a broken shoulder bone injury in an evaluation game in Okinawa, Japan, and then stood at bat for the first time and digested defense.

Choi Ji-hoon, who missed the first team entry on April 29 due to a left ankle injury, also played in the second team game for the first time after the injury. Choi Ji-hoon started as the designated hitter in the match against Sangmu on the 12th and went 4 at-bats without a hit.

SSG was greatly relieved as the two outfielders recovered enough to play in the Futures League.

In particular, Ha Jae-hoon turned the rehabilitation clock faster than expected.

Ha Jae-hun injured his shoulder while attempting a diving catch to catch Ji Wan’s batted ball in the bottom of the 5th inning as a center fielder in a practice game against the Lotte Giants held at Kushigawa Stadium in Uruma, Okinawa on March 1st.

The head of his left shoulder blade was fractured, so medical staff recommended Ha Jae-hoon to ‘absolute rest for six weeks’.

During the first half, there was also메이저놀이터 a prospect that it would be difficult to return to the first team.

However, Ha Jae-hoon recovered enough to fight in 70 days. He can rise to the first team if he only revives his sense of actual fighting.

Ha Jae-hoon, who played an active role as a hitter in the American professional baseball minor league and Japanese professional baseball, joined SK Wyverns (predecessor of SSG) in 2019 and played as a pitcher and took first place in salvation (36 saves).

However, he later struggled with a shoulder injury and turned to hitter in 2022.

Ha Jae-hoon, who posted a batting average of 0.215, 6 homers, and 13 RBIs in the KBO League last year, joined the 2022-2023 Australian Professional League, which was held in the Korean professional baseball off-season, as a member of Geelong Korea and hit 11 homers in 21 games.

When Ha Jae-hoon returns to the first team, SSG secures the ‘Uta Geopo’.

SSG starting center fielder Choi Ji-hoon injured his left ankle while running base on April 28 and underwent short rehabilitation.

He can return to team 1 if only the slightest pain goes away.

On the 12th, SSG had bad news that three outfielders were dropped from the first team entry or replaced due to injury risk.

Kim Kang-min felt calf pain and withdrew from the first-team entry on the 12th.

Choo Shin-soo injured his ankle during the 7th inning against the Incheon Hanwha Eagles on the 12th and left the ground while being supported.

If Choo Shin-soo and Oh Tae-gon need a break, Choi Ji-hoon and Ha Jae-hoon’s return to the first team can be delayed.

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