“Back discomfort while defending” Kim Ji-chan replaced midway through the 5th inning…14 days after starting, heading to the bench [SS Medical Check]

바카라사이트Samsung lost Kang Min-ho (38) and Kim Ji-chan (22) during the game. Kim Ji-chan also suffered a back problem. Nothing serious.

Kim Ji-chan started at second base against KIA in the 2023 KBO regular season at Gwangju-Kia Champions Field on Wednesday. It was his first start in 14 days.

After going hitless in three at-bats, he was replaced in the fifth inning while fielding. His back looked uncomfortable. Even after coming off the bench, he expressed his disappointment.

A Samsung representative said, “Kim Ji-chan was replaced due to back discomfort. It seems to have occurred during the process of fielding. He is currently resting. It is not serious.”

In the bottom of the fifth inning, with the score tied at 2-2, Na Sung-bum came to bat with runners on first and second. On the mound was Won Tae-in. He hit two pitches and missed. The bat broke.

The pitcher, Won Tae-in, reacted to the hit and came down to catch it. A piece of the bat grazed his side. Startled, Won leaned back and stayed down.

The ball was a fair, and Kim came down to catch it with all his might. The runners were safe, but then something happened to Kim.

The trainer came out and checked on Won Tae-in, and at the same time checked on Kim Ji-chan. Won took a moment to catch his breath, then threw a practice pitch and continued to pitch. Kim Ji-chan decided it was too late to play.

As he walked down to the dugout, Kim expressed his disappointment. “It’s been a long time since I’ve pitched in a game, and it’s been a long time since I’ve pitched in a game. I can’t help but want to do well. He was also tidy in defence.

Unfortunately, I felt some discomfort in my back. He didn’t even finish the game. Kim Dong-jin came on in place of Kim Ji-chan. At the end of the third inning, Kang Min-ho was taken out of the defence due to back discomfort, and Kim Ji-chan was brought in.

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