“I can’t hit well every time.”
Guillermo Heredia, a foreign hitter for SSG Landers, started as the fourth batter left fielder in an away game against Kiwoom Heroes in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Gocheok Sky Dome on the 2nd. On this day, he recorded 1 hit and 2 RBIs in 5 at-bats, including the final blow. SSG won 9-5.
Heredia, who struck out three consecutive at-bats. In the chance to score with two out and second base in the first inning, Heredia threw the bat away at opposing starter Choi Won-tae’s 130km changeup. With no two out runners in the third inning, Heredia was again hit by a 129km changeup. In the 5th inning, Heredia, who had a chance to score with 1 company and 1st and 2nd base, attacked Choi Won-tae’s 130km changeup, but had to bow his head after striking out on a swing.먹튀검증
However, Heredia stood tall as the protagonist of the game. In the 8th inning when the score was tied 5-5 with 2 outs and bases loaded, Heredia hit a 149km fastball from the changed pitcher Ha Young-min and scored a right-handed hit. In the meantime, two runners on the ground stepped on the home side by side. This is the moment when the final stroke of the match came out. SSG succeeded in reversing with a decisive blow from Heredia. In the last attack in the ninth inning, he added 2 points to confirm the victory.
▲ Heredia ⓒSSG Landers
After the game, Heredia said, “I tried to be a little more comfortable in the last at-bat. I could feel the pressure at the end of the game. Then I thought I wouldn’t be able to hit more. So I tried to hit more comfortably.” I looked back at the moment I hit it.
Wouldn’t it have been a burden for him to withdraw after striking out three times in a row? Heredia said, “Baseball is a sport where you cannot win all 144 games. You cannot win every day. said it didn’t
Heredia continues to perform without ups and downs throughout the season. A no-hit game doesn’t last long. He said, “I’ve been playing baseball for more than 10 years, so I’m adapting. Mental management is done by sleep. On days when baseball isn’t going well, I think, ‘It’s not today.'”
▲ Heredia ⓒReporter Kwak Hye-mi
The weather is getting hotter and hotter. Heredia said, “I’m taking care of the drinks given by the training part. I’m drinking water often and managing my body temperature. I’m trying to exercise as hard as that. Cuba is also a hot country, so there’s no problem adapting. Still, it’s hard if your body isn’t ready. I am working hard,” he said, expressing confidence in managing his stamina.