Nick Williams, a new foreign hitter for the Hanwha Eagles, plans to make his KBO League debut on the 27th.
Hanwha coach Choi Won-ho talked about Williams ahead of an away game against NC Dinos in the 2023 professional baseball KBO League held at Changwon NC Park on the 23rd.안전놀이터
After releasing Brian O’Grady, who had a batting average of 0.125 (10 hits in 80 at-bats) in 22 games on the 31st of last month, Hanwha teamed up with left-handed outfielder Williams on the 18th.
Hanwha’s new foreign batter, Williams, is scheduled to make his debut on the 27th. Photo = Hanwha SNS capture
Williams, who started his professional career after being nominated by the Texas Rangers in 2012, made his MLB debut in 2017 with the Philadelphia Phillies. His career big league results are a batting average of .251 with 31 home runs and 110 RBIs in 294 appearances.
After that, he went through the Chicago White Sox and moved to Mexico’s professional baseball Toros de Tijuana last year and played an active role until this year.
Manager Choi Won-ho said, “Williams says he will come (to the team) at lunchtime tomorrow (24th). He only trains on the 24th and on the 25th. He should see him train for two days. There is also a time difference. And he will play next Tuesday (against Daejeon KT Wiz on the 27th),” he explained.
At the same time, coach Choi said, “We also have to figure out how much speed Williams has and what kind of player he is. He added, “I will check these things for two days and decide on (his) batting order.”
Meanwhile, Hanwha, along with pitcher Ricardo Sanchez, Lee Jin-young (right fielder), Kim In-hwan (1st baseman), Roh Si-hwan (3rd baseman), Chae Eun-seong (designated hitter), Moon Hyun-bin (center fielder), Jeong Eun-won (2nd baseman), Choi Jae-hoon (catcher)- The starting lineup consisted of Kwon Kwang-min (left fielder) and Lee Do-yoon (shortstop).