‘Korean version of the two swords’ Kiwoom Jang Jae-young plays a perfect performance against the Netherlands￼
Jang Jae-young (21, Kiwoom), who is preparing for a double job, showed off his presence against the Dutch national team participating in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC). Everyone left a deep impression in pitching.토토사이트
On the 28th (Korean time), Jang Jae-young started the evaluation match against the Netherlands held at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, and pitched well with 1 strikeout and no runs in 1 inning. Kiwoom won 8-2 thanks to Jang Jae-young’s performance.
Jang Jae-young threw a total of 7 balls that day and finished the first inning neatly. His highest speed was 153 km, showing off his good condition.
After the first inning, he came off the mound and played right field. Since then, he has been active in both pitches, posting an RBI with a 6th inning push walk at the plate.
After the game, Jang Jae-young said, “It was my first actual pitching, so I relaxed and threw it with care about pitching balance and control rather than throwing hard.” Overall, I didn’t feel bad,” he said.
Jang Jae-young, who joined Kiwoom as a pitcher in 2021, confirmed his potential by playing both pitcher and hitter in the Australian professional league Geelong Korea during the recent off-season. Therefore, at this spring camp, he is preparing for a double job ahead of the new season.
Foreign pitcher Ariel Hurado, who took the mound following Jae-young Jang, also pitched a scoreless inning. He checked his condition by throwing a 150km fastball, as well as a slider, cutter, and changeup. Afterwards, Won Jong-hyeon (1 inning, 2 runs), Kim Seon-gi (1 inning, scoreless), Byun Si-won (1 inning scoreless), Lee Myung-jong (1 inning, scoreless), and Kim Dong-hyuk (1 inning, scoreless) took the mound in turn and blocked the Dutch lineup with 2 points.
Hurado said, “In addition to the fast ball, I threw various breaking balls and checked the type of pitch.
In the other lineup, Kim Hui-jip showed an impressive appearance with 2 hits in 4 at-bats and 2 RBIs, and Kim Tae-jin showed an impressive appearance with 2 hits in 4 at-bats, 1 run and 1 walk. Rookies Song Jae-seon and Kim Dong-heon also played an active part, recording one RBI each.
Kim Hui-jip said, “Because it is a process for preparing for the season, the result is not important. At the plate, I only cared about the timing.” “I am focusing on batting training during the camp. “He promised.