Kang Hyo-jong made a successful debut as the LG Twins’ fifth starter.
Kang Hyo-jong started in an away game against Kiwoom Heroes held at Gocheok Sky Dome on the 6th and recorded 3 hits, 4 walks, and 4 strikeouts in 5 innings, recording a 5-0 victory and his first win of the season.
Kang Hyo-jong, who threw 87 up to the 5th inning, confronted Kiwoom hitters by adding a 152km fastball, a 142km changeup, and a 141km slider to a curve.
Up until the 4th inning, they marched scoreless even in the midst of anxiety. In the bottom of the 1st inning, he faced a crisis with one out and 1st and 2nd bases with a hit and a walk, but Kang Hyo-jong, who overcame the first crisis by handling 4th Edison Russell with a grounder in front of the 3rd baseman and 5th Lee Hyeong-jong with a grounder in front of the shortstop, Kang Hyo-jong took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the 2nd inning. N leader Kim Woong-bin was sent out with a ball that fit his body, and Ji-young Lee got a hit and was driven to 1st and 2nd base safely. There were no mistakes. Byeong-wook Lim was hit in front of the first baseman with a double hit and Tae-jin Kim was grounded in front of the third baseman.
Even in the bottom of the 3rd inning, with 2 walks, 1 out 1st and 2nd base, Russell struck out and Lee Hyung-jong caught with a fly in right field.
In the bottom of the 4th inning, Lim Byeong-wook was allowed a double, but Kim Tae-jin was put out with a fly to center fielder, and Kang Hyo-jong escaped the crisis again.
Coach Yeom saw Kang Hyo-jong’s potential for selection from last year’s finish camp. And he had some confidence in Arizona spring training. Manager Yeom said, “All pitches Kang Hyo-jong throws, such as fastballs, changeups, and sliders, have data from the top of the major leagues.”
However, no matter how good a ball you have, you have to be able to throw it in real life, and to do so, you need a strong mentality. 토토사이트
Kang Hyo-jong was selected as the 5th starter by coach Yeom for his stable pitching in the demonstration game. However, there is a huge difference between the demonstration game and the regular league.
Kang Hyo-jong faced many crises that day, but showed a sense of stability by throwing his ball calmly in the midst of the crises.
5 selections with a lot of worries. With Kang Hyo-jong’s appearance, it was surprisingly easy.