“It was my first time playing full-time, but it wasn’t difficult thanks to the support and love from the fans.”
Samsung Lions infielder Lee Jae-hyun, who played his first full-time debut, expressed his gratitude to his fans through his Instagram on the 30th.
Jae-Hyun Lee, who graduated from Seoul High School and started his professional career after being drafted in the first round by Samsung last year, played as the starting shortstop this season and played in 143 games, hitting .2049 (114 hits in 458 at-bats), 12 home runs, 60 RBIs, and 61 runs. Left 5 stolen bases.
His batting indicators have improved noticeably, including his first triple-digit hits and double-digit home runs in his debut. In particular, in the month of August, he performed hotly with a batting average of .305, 7 ERA (20 hits in 56 at-bats), 3 home runs, and 12 RBI.
Coach Park Jin-man, who was called the ‘nation’s shortstop’ during his active years, said, “It’s amazing that a second-year shortstop can do as much as he does. He has become much more skillful and seasoned than last year,” and added, “There will be some physical pressure while playing many games this season, but I am overcoming it well. “He is building his own career well. I was not as experienced as Jaehyun Lee in my second year. I was very nervous, and Jaehyun Lee is much better than me.”
Jaehyun Lee said,메이저놀이터 “Thanks to the fans this year, I was able to finish the season with a smile. It was my first time playing full time, but it wasn’t difficult thanks to the support and love from the fans.”
Lee Jae-hyun, who showed symptoms of left shoulder dislocation throughout the season, was examined at the hospital on the 16th and was diagnosed as needing surgery for habitual dislocation. He underwent left shoulder labrum surgery at a hospital in Seoul on the 23rd.
After being discharged from the hospital on the 25th, Jaehyun Lee plans to wear a brace for about 5 weeks and take a basic rehabilitation course. After removing the brace, he will begin full-scale rehabilitation training. A team official explained, “Technical training will be possible approximately 5 to 6 months after surgery, and we plan to check the condition periodically with the attending physician during the off-season.”
Jaehyun Lee promised, “As much as you have worried about me, I will rehabilitate well over the winter and come back in better shape.”