‘A dizzying collision between defenders’… Temporomandibular joint muscle stiffness and bruising, ‘It’s still sore’
SSG Choi Ji-hoon was injured in the first game of the SSG-LG double header of the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the afternoon of the 17th and was unable to get up from the ground for a while.
Choi Ji-hoon started as the second batter and center fielder in the first game of the doubleheader. In the bottom of the 6th inning, with 2 outs and runners on first base, Park Dong-won hit Noh Kyung-eun’s first pitch. The high batted ball headed toward the middle of the infield and outfield.
It fell between center fielder Choi Ji-hoon, right fielder Han Yu-seom, and second baseman Kim Seong-hyeon. All three players ran toward the batted ball. However, Choi Ji-hoon and Kim Seong-hyun clashed as each other’s location and call signs were not accurate. 메이저사이트
Kim Seong-hyun’s head and Choi Ji-hoon’s chin were hit hard, and both players fell to the ground. Kim Seong-hyun woke up a little later, but Choi Ji-hoon continued to complain of pain, so an ambulance even came into the ground.
Choi Ji-hoon and Kim Seong-hyun collide strongly during defense.
Jihoon Choi and Seonghyeon Kim are lying on the ground complaining of pain due to a strong collision.
Fortunately, Choi Ji-hoon woke up complaining of pain. He was replaced by Ha Jae-hoon and headed to the locker room. An SSG official said, “Choi Ji-hoon’s examination revealed muscle stiffness and bruising in the temporomandibular joint,” and added, “It seems difficult for him to participate in the second game of the double header. We plan to continuously check his condition.”
Choi Ji-hoon is touching his chin and complaining of discomfort even after the second game of the double header has ended.
Choi Ji-hoon, who watched the second game of the doubleheader against LG from the bench, greeted the crowd after the game ended and entered the dugout, touching his chin and looking uncomfortable.
Meanwhile, SSG starting pitcher McCarty was shaken, allowing 7 runs (6 earned), 9 hits (1 home run), 3 walks, and 2 strikeouts in 3⅔ innings. In the batting lineup, Ha Jae-hoon and Han Yu-seom had 2 RBIs and Choi Hang had 1 RBI, but they could not prevent the team from losing 5-8. LG starter Lim Chan-gyu recorded his 11 wins (3 losses) of the season with 2 runs (2 earned) in 5 innings, 6 hits, 2 walks, and 4 strikeouts.