Hanwha foreign hitter Brian O’Grady (31) played three games with two walks and an infield hit. 

On the 28th, in the away game against NC in the 2023 KBO Futures League held at Masan Stadium in Changwon, O’Gredi started as the first hitter in left field, scoring 1 hit, 1 run and 2 walks in 4 at-bats. He had two strikeouts, but he is struggling to rebound, making it to third base. 

O’Grady, who walked out after a 6-pitch full count match in the first at-bat against NC sidearm starter Lee Jae-hak, struck out in the 2nd inning with 2nd out, 1st and 2nd base chance, swinging away at Lee Jae-hak’s 3rd ball. 

He struck out on a swing in the fifth inning with one out and third base. He made 4 consecutive foul cuts at a ball count of 2-2, but the bat went round on the 9th ball. 

However, in the 6th inning, with 1 company, 1st and 2nd bases, after a 6-pitch full count match against left-hander Seo Eui-tae, he scored a walk and connected the chance with a full base. After O’Grady’s walk, Kim In-hwan’s home run hit Hanwha, who scored 9 runs in the 6th inning and tied the game 9-9. 

In the 7th inning, he hit the 3rd pitch against left-hander Kim Tae-hyeon and went on base with a hit to the left of the 3rd baseman. 

In the last at-bat in the 9th inning, after a 5-pitch game against right-hander Lim Ji-min, the left fielder got a floating ball out. 

Until this day, O’Grady marked 3 hits in 15 at-bats with a batting average of .20, 1 RBI, 4 walks and 4 strikeouts in 4 Futures League games. Although he has no noticeable rebound, efforts to find a sense of hitting are continuing. 

O’Grady showed an extreme slump this season with a batting average of 1.27 ri (8 hits in 63 bats), no homers, 8 RBIs, 4 walks, 31 strikeouts, .176 slugging percentage, .159 OPS, and .335 in 17 games with the first team. In his final 10 games, he went 2-for-32 with a batting average of 6.3 with only 20 strikeouts. Eventually, after the 1st group entry was canceled on the 23rd, the 2nd group went into adjustment.

On the other hand, Kim In-hwan, whose entry was canceled on the same day as O’Grady, started as the designated hitter No. 2 that day and played an active role with 2 hits and 4 RBIs in 5 at-bats, including a home run with the bases loaded in the 6th inning. On the 27th, against LG in Icheon, 2 hits, 1 RBI, 2 walks, 1 walk, and 2 consecutive multi-hits improved the sense of hitting. 스포츠토토

On this day, Hanwha lost 9-10. The game, which was trailing 0-9, even made a tie with 9 points in the 6th inning, but lost in the 10th inning. Pitcher Han Seung-hyeok, who went down to the 2nd team after excluding the 1st team for the first time in the season, came out as the 6th pitcher and blocked it with 2 hits, 2 hits, 3 strikeouts and no runs in 2 innings. Park Jeong-hyeon, who started as the fifth hitter and shortstop, also went on base multiple times with 1 hit and 1 walk in 4 at-bats. 

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