He tried to avoid it, but it was unavoidable.
As Ryu Ji-hyuk slid head-first to make a successful steal, Kim Min-sung, who was covering the base for the tag, lost his center and fell.
Fearing a serious injury, Kim Min-sung and the twins, who were worried about hurting their opponent even at the moment of falling, gathered around him and wished him a speedy recovery.
Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, where the game between LG and Samsung took place on the 17th.
In the bottom of the second inning, with the score tied at 0-0, Ryu Ji-hyuk led off with a single and stole second base when Kim Dong-jin batted one out later.
Park Dong-won’s throw to second base was followed by Kim Min-sung’s catch to catch Ryu Ji-hyuk trying to steal second base.
Kim Min-sung tried to tag Ryu Ji-hyuk at second base, but Park Dong-won’s throw went out of bounds.
Kim managed to block the ball, but he lost his center and fell backwards, landing flat on his back on top of Ryu Ji-hyuk’s body as he was sliding towards the ground. 스포츠토토
Both players were in a state of shock as they hit the ground. Kim Min-sung quickly recovered from the impact and approached Ryu Ji-hyuk.
Park Hae-min, who was in the outfield, looked toward the Samsung dugout and gestured for him to come out quickly, while head coach Lee Byung-kyu, third base coach Kang Myung-gu, and the training staff rushed onto the field to check Ryu’s condition.