Lotte Giants slugger Lee Dae-ho finished the season winning the triple crown in the KBO. He finished the season with a batting average of .364, 44 home runs, and 133 RBIs. This was the second time that the slugger has won the triple crown. Lee did it first in 2006
Lee will lead the Lotte Giants in the KBO playoffs after finishing 4th in the season standings. The Giants will face the Doosan Bears in the best-of-5 first round. The winner of that series will go on to face the 2nd place Samsung Lions.
For more information on the Lotte Giants run at the KBO title, check out Matthew Dewoskin’s article in the magazine Busan Haps.
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