It was worth aiming for a complete seal, but “don’t be greedy, let’s see for a long time”
“I told you not to be greedy and let me see you for a long time.”
The KIA Tigers, led by coach Kim Jong-guk, won 3-0 in their home game against SSG Landers on the 9th. In this game, which attracted attention with the starting match between the two best pitchers in the league, Kim Gwang-hyun and Yang Hyeon-jong, Yang Hyeon-jong led the team to victory with 8 innings, 6 hits, 1 walk, 10 strikeouts and no runs.
Yang Hyeon-jong, who threw 90 pitches up to the 7th inning, climbed the mound in the 8th inning as well, overcame the second base crisis and played 8 innings. 101 balls thrown up to the 8th inning. It was possible to close out with three out counts. After the game, Yang Hyeon-jong said, “I was a little greedy because I didn’t think this kind of opportunity would be common.”
However, Yang Hyeon-jong passed the mound in the 9th inning to Jung Hae-young, who finished the game neatly. Manager Kim Jong-guk, who we met on the 10th, said about the situation the day before, saying, “The number of pitches is the same, and I have to pitch on Sunday, so don’t be greedy and ask me to see you for a long time.”메이저놀이터
Yang Hyeon-jong, who started on Tuesday, should pitch against Doosan in Jamsil on the 14th due to rotation. Manager Kim said, “I would have thought about it if it was a Wednesday game, but I stopped it because it would be difficult to pitch after 4 days off.”
On this day, Yang Hyeon-jong played the best fight of the season even in the burdensome situation of an ace confrontation. On October 18, 2020, 8 innings pitched in 933 days after the match against LG in Jamsil. Coach Kim Jong-guk said, “I did 7 scoreless innings against Gocheok Kiwoom, but yesterday was a game I enjoyed watching comfortably.”
On the other hand, regarding Jung Hae-young, who neatly tied the 9th inning with a tripartite and made a save in 4 games, coach Kim Jong-guk said, “I felt that the ball had power overall and was coming up.” I hope to keep it.”