He was responsible for all the points the team raised until the middle of the game and set a great record. Samsung’s Koo Ja-wook set his record for triple-digit hits in 9 consecutive seasons with a home run.
Koo Ja-wook started as a right fielder as 안전놀이터 the third hitter in the game against Daegu LG on the 17th, and made a splash with a heavy hit in the bottom of the 1st inning, a timely hit in the middle in the bottom of the 3rd inning, and a 2-run home run in the bottom of the 5th inning. He led the team’s lead with a timely hit in the bottom of the third inning, and widened the lead to 3-0 with a home run that went wide over the right fence in the bottom of the fifth.
With this home run, Ja-wook Koo recorded 100 hits and 6 home runs for the season. Since becoming a Samsung main player in 2015, he has racked up more than 100 hits every year, becoming the 16th player in the KBO league to achieve triple-digit hits for 9 consecutive years.
Ja-wook Koo struggled the previous day with no hits in 4 at-bats, but escaped from sluggishness in one day and is showing great success.