“It worked well before that.”
Kiwoom Heroes, led by coach Hong Won-ki, will play the 3rd game of the season against the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League Samsung Lions at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 20th. Kiwoom gave up the winning series to Samsung after losing 5-9 after an extended match the previous day.
Coach Hong Won-ki, whom we met before the game, said, 메이저놀이터“I always regret losing games.”
An Woo-jin, who started the day before, pitched well with 10 strikeouts and 2 runs in 6 innings, but the victory was blown away amid fire from the bullpen.
Coach Hong said, “The encouraging part was that the other team scored support, but it’s a pity that we couldn’t bring in an additional point afterwards.”
With a 4-2 lead at the beginning of the 8th inning, Kiwoom raised Pil Seung-jo Kim Tae-hoon. Until now, Kim Tae-hoon had been fighting well with an average ERA of 1.50 with 1 win and 3 holds. However, on this day, while facing 5 batters, he faltered with 3 hits, 1 walk and 3 runs. He only caught one out count.
Director Hong Won-ki said, “Before that, I blocked it well. There are days like this and there are days like that. did my best. I can’t help but think that Seung-woon didn’t follow suit. It was the best card we could play. It was scheduled to appear on the plan. I definitely did my best.”
On this day, Kiwoom Kim Hye-seong (2nd baseman) – Lee Yong-gyu (left fielder) – Lee Jung-hoo (center fielder) – Lee Hyung-jong (designated hitter) – Edison Russell (shortstop) – Kim Hui-jib (3rd baseman) – Park Joo-hong (1st baseman) – Kim Dong-heon (catcher) – Lim Byeong-wook ( right fielder). The starting pitcher is Eric Yokishi. When Yokishi starts, Kim Dong-heon is expected to play an active role as a dedicated catcher.