Shin Min-jae, LG’s second baseman…”I want to be a stolen base king”
The LG Twins have been a force to be reckoned with this season, especially with Shin Min-jae holding down the coveted second base spot.
Shin, who leads the league in stolen bases, has made no secret of his desire to become the stolen base king.
Reporter Lee Ji-Eun met with him.
With his quick feet, he stirs the ground,
LG’s Shin Min-jae has been hitting hard, leading the team to a big win with four RBIs against SSG.
A former Doosan Developmental Player, Shin Min-jae, who was primarily used as a pinch-hitter and center fielder, hasn’t missed the opportunity given to him by manager Yoon Kyung-yup this season.
[Shin Min-jae / LG Twins infielder: My favorite thing is baseball, and even if I quit, I should try and quit doing something].
Currently leads the league in stolen bases, ahead of Kim Hye-sung and Jung Soo-bin.
He has naturally fast feet.
[Shin Min-jae / LG Twins infielder: I started right away with baseball. I’ve never done track and field, and even if I’m slow, I think I can run 11 seconds (in the 100 meters)].
The more I ran, the more confident I became.
[Shin Min-jae / LG Twins infielder: Once I succeeded once or twice, I got more confident and my feet started to fall, so I wanted to be a stolen base king, and I’m still trying to do it when I get the chance].
Shin Min-jae appeared like the final piece of the puzzle at LG’s second base position, a long-standing challenge.
He is protecting the center line with his steadfastness and dreams of winning a championship.메이저놀이터
[Shin Min-jae / LG Twins second baseman: I will continue to work harder and do so to help us be at the top of the heap at the end of the season].
YTN’s Lee Ji-Eun.