Lotte, Kiwoom replace foreign batters… Can we expect a ‘bang’ in the second half?

The KBO’s Lotte Giants and Kiwoom Heroes have brought in new foreign bats to bolster their offenses in the second half.카지노

Lotte and Kiwoom both made moves to add foreign bats before the All-Star break. Lotte released Jack Rex, who is expected to be out for an extended period of time with a knee injury, on Nov. 11 and brought in Niko Goodrum. Kiwoom also released Edison Russell, who was sidelined for nearly a month with a wrist injury, and signed Ronnie Dawson on the 13th.

Goodrum and Dawson have already arrived in the country and have been processed for work visas and are expected to play in the first game of the second half of the season on July 21, barring any changes. The two foreign batsmen are expected to revitalize the team’s weak batting lineup.

Lotte and Kiwoom’s team batting averages and on-base percentages in the first half were at the bottom of the league. Lotte’s team batting average is seventh at 0.255, while Kiwoom’s is eighth at 0.254. For on-base percentage, the situation is even worse. Kiwoom is eighth at 0.347 and Lotte is only ninth at 0.346.

Both teams share a common problem: poor long ball power. They are tied for last in the division in home runs with 35. Both teams are looking to Goodrum and Dawson to revitalize their respective offenses.

Goodrum, who has 42 home runs in his major league career, posted an OPS of .888 in Triple-A this year. Dawson also hit 13 home runs in 63 games in the American Independent League this year.

“Goodrum will help bolster our offense,” said Lotte manager Larry Sutton. “He has above-average power and contact ability. He has an above-average batting average and contact ability.” “We strategically rotated our foreign bats to increase our run production,” said Kiwoom head coach Ko Hyung-wook, “and we hope that Dawson will open up our offense in the second half.”

Goodrum and Dawson will go head-to-head in the first game of the second half. Lotte, which has lost five in a row, and Kiwoom, which has lost seven in a row, will face off at Sajik Stadium in Busan from April 21 to 23. Fans will be interested to see if the two players, who made their KBO debuts, can contribute to the team’s rebound.

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