A 20-year-old prospect in the Futures League has set a record for home runs in five consecutive games.

KIA outfielder Han Seung-yeon, 20, started in center field seven times in the Futures League’s game against KT’s second team at Iksan Stadium on May 25 and went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs.

He struck out in his first at-bat in the third inning and flied out to center field in his second at-bat in the fifth inning. After leading off the eighth inning with a single to left, Han took two pitches on one strike against reliever Seo Kyung-chan with runners on first and second in the ninth inning and blasted a three-run home run (110 meters) over the left field fence.

It was his seventh home run of the season and fifth in his last five games. Moved into sole possession of the Futures League home run lead over LG’s Kim Bum-seok (6).

Han’s five-game home run streak began on May 20. In the third inning against Hanwha on the 20th, he hit a fastball from Sung Ji-hoon over the left field fence for a solo home run (115 meters). Then, against Hanwha on the 21st, he hit two pitches on one strike against Park Yoon-cheol in the fifth inning with the bases loaded for a two-run home run to left field (115 meters).

Han Seung-yeon continued his three-game home run streak with a solo shot over the left field fence (110 meters) off Lee Jung-hyun’s first pitch in the fifth inning against KT on the 23rd.

Against KT on the 24th, with runners on first and second in the 6th inning, Han took two pitches from Park Sun-woo for a three-run home run (110 meters) over the right field fence. He also activated the home run gun against KT on the 25th.스포츠토토

It’s the Futures League, but a home run in five consecutive games can’t be a fluke. It’s a sign of some power. Han Seung-yeon is in his second year with KIA, having been selected in the 8th round of the 2022 draft (75th overall). Current developmental player status.

In 74 games in the Futures League last year in his first year as a professional, Han batted 1-for-18 (26 RBI in 144 at-bats) with three home runs and eight doubles. This season, he’s batting just 2-for-37 (116 at-bats) in 37 games, but has a .517 on-base percentage with seven home runs, three triples and six doubles.

Han didn’t hit a home run in 23 games in April. He’s been on a tear in May with seven home runs in 14 games. Han Seung-yeon will attempt to hit a home run in six consecutive games on April 26 against the Sangmu at Mungyeong Stadium.

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