NC Dinos Park Se-hyuk, who was hit in the head by a bat swung during the game, will play after 11 days.
Park Se-hyuk메이저놀이터 was named in the starting lineup as the ninth batter catcher in the away game against the KIA Tigers in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Kia Champions Field in Gwangju on the 25th.
It is the first time since the SSG Landers match on the 14th that NC main catcher Park Se-hyuk played a game.
Park Se-hyeok was hit in the head by Guillermo Heredia’s bat while defending in the bottom of the 6th inning and collapsed. Park Se-hyeok, who could not wake up from the shock, was transferred to the hospital. As a result of a close examination, he avoided serious injuries, but the part hit by the bat was torn about 2 to 3 cm and stitched.
Park Se-hyeok was canceled from the first team entry on the 15th following the diagnosis that he needed stability.
After that, Park Se-hyeok recovered quickly and digested batting and defense training normally in three consecutive home matches against the Lotte Giants last weekend.
Park Se-hyuk, who left the Doosan Bears in November of last year and signed a 4-year free agent (FA) contract with NC for 4.6 billion won, has played 12 games this season and recorded a batting average of 0.263, 2 homers, 6 RBIs, 6 runs, and an OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 0.754.