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SSG Hanyu Island excluded from first team due to thigh muscle injury

SG Landers' slugger Han Yu-seom, who is leading the home runs this season, was excluded from the first team entry due to a thigh muscle injury.

SSG deleted outfielder Han Yu-seom and pitcher Kim Joo-on from the first-team entry ahead of the 2024 Shinhan Solbank KBO League game against NC Dinos at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 4th.

Han Yu-seom was replaced in the game against NC on the 3rd because he felt pain in his left groin while running base after giving up a hit in the 4th inning.

As a result of the hospital examination on this day, it was found that there was microscopic damage to the left adductor longus muscle (inner thigh muscle).

It is not a serious injury.

An SSG official explained, "It is possible to play the game after resting for 4-5 days. However, as there is a lot of season left, we decided that it would be better to play in perfect physical condition, so we decided to cancel it from the entry list," and added, "It is possible to return after 10 days." did.

SSG registered outfielder Choi Sang-min and pitcher Song Young-jin as first-team entries.

NC's sidearm starting pitcher Lee Jae-hak missed one starting rotation due to strain in his right lat muscle.

Jaehak Lee, who felt nervous during the game against the LG Twins on the 30th of last month, felt uncomfortable again during a bullpen pitch the day before, so it was decided to cancel his entry.

An NC official said, “Nothing unusual was found during the hospital examination.”

According to the original starting rotation, it was Lee Jae-hak's turn to pitch in that day's game. With Lee Jae-hak leaving, right-hander Young-gun Shin Young-woo will take the mound as a replacement starter. Shin Young-woo, who joined NC as the 4th overall pick in the first round in the 2023 rookie draft, will make his first-team debut.

Kiwoom Heroes sent veteran infielder Choi Joo-hwan to the second team ahead of the game against KT Wiz held at KT Wiz Park in Suwon.

Choi Joo-hwan had a poor batting average of 0.182 in 31 games this season.

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