Martin was replaced early after striking out three to four times in a row against Suwon KT on the 1st. When both fastballs and breaking 먹튀검증 balls failed to meet the timing and made lethargic hits, he was also taken out of the bench at an early point. The next day, he remained silent with no hits in three at-bats.

Martin, who did so, caught on in an instant. Since the match against Kiwoom in Gocheok on the 4th, he has been batting .389 (14 hits in 36 at-bats) with four home runs and 13 RBIs, OPS 1.228 in the last nine games. His season’s performance also rose to .287 batting average (60 hits in 209 at-bats), 9 home runs, 38 RBIs, and OPS.847.

As the Triple-A Pacific Coast League home run king (32) last year, his slugging power began to revive. He hit his first consecutive at-bats home run against Lotte in Changwon on the 13th, the last game of the first half, and also hit multiple home runs against Hanwha in Daejeon on the 22nd.

In particular, he did not miss Hanwha closer Park Sang-won’s forkball in the middle of the third pitch in the ninth inning with two outs and runners on first and third bases, trailing 4-5, and passed it over the right-center fence. a three-run come-from-behind final. Thanks to Martin’s performance, NC also won four consecutive games, solidifying its fourth place position.

After the game, Martin said, “I changed my form by taking my hand position high (when I was catching a bat), but I think I’ve adapted to the pitching style of Korean pitchers.” “The fact that he tried to stay calm as much as possible in the at-bat and not miss the actual pitch is leading to good results,” he said.

NC manager Kang In-kwon felt the same way. In an interview after the match against Hanwha was canceled due to rain on the 23rd, coach Kang In-kwon said, “Martin seems to have finished adjusting now. “I think adjusting the position of the hand when hitting while talking to the batting coach and watching the video worked,” he said. “There were injuries at the beginning of the season (fine damage to the inner abdominal muscles), and the results were not good during the adaptation process, so I was hasty at bat, but I had time.” He said, “As I endure the balls that I should not hit little by little, the balls that I can attack come in.”

In the three-run home run process of the come-from-behind final on the 22nd, Park Sang-won endured the manned ball outside the first and second pitches and hit the ball that came into the middle with a mistake. Head coach Kang also praised, “The ball went high, but Martin played well with a goal.”

With Martin at the center, NC is also exploding with 29 points, including eight home runs, in the process of four consecutive wins. Coach Kang said, “Our No. 1 to No. 3 hitters (Son Ah-seop, Park Min-woo, and Park Gun-woo) are at the top of the KBO League batting average. The 4th to 5th batting order was not organized, but now it is somewhat settled. “My scoring ability improved with the lack of long-hitting power,” he welcomed.

In addition, Park Kun-woo, who returned from the controversy over the work-assik, is also working on the entire lineup by playing two consecutive hits and multi-hit games with his return in the second half. In the game on the 21st, the first day of his return, Park Kun-woo played two hits and one RBI in four at-bats, including his eighth home run of the season, and in the game on the 22nd, he played two hits and two RBIs in five at-bats, following a timely two-run hit in the sixth inning.

Coach Kang said of Park Kun-woo, “I didn’t fall sensibly because I continued to play three to four at-bats in the Futures game (during the period of cancellation of the first-tier entry). There are things that they have, rather than changing their minds after that. “I think I reorganized well while resting,” he said.

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