토토사이트 Overall, the internal evaluation is that the pace of pitchers and hitters is fine. 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) About 15 days before the main tournament, the Korean national baseball team ran for two consecutive victories based on a hot blow in the evaluation game. 토토사이트
The Korean national team, led by coach Lee Kang-cheol, won 12-6 in the second practice match against the KIA Tigers at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona on the 20th (Korean time), and won against the NC Dinos on the 17th (8-2 wins). followed by two consecutive victories. The batters showed off their good batting sense by getting 19 hits that day. In this game, which was played in 9 innings, 9 pitchers climbed the mound and filled in the set number of pitches each inning to develop a sense of actual combat.
An approximate lineup was also known. Coach Lee Kang-cheol aimed at KIA’s left-handed starting pitcher Kim Ki-hoon, and Lee Jung-hoo (Kiwoom, center fielder) – Yang Eui-ji (Doosan, catcher) – Choi Jeong (SSG, third baseman) – Kim Hyeon-soo (LG, left fielder) – Park Byeong-ho (kt Wiz, designated hitter) – Kang Baek-ho (kt Wiz, first baseman) – Park Gun-woo (NC, right fielder) – Oh Ji-hwan (LG, shortstop) – Kim Hye-seong (Kiwoom, second baseman) batted in order.
On the mound, starting with Koo Chang-mo (NC), Park Se-woong (Lotte), Kwak Bin (Doosan), Kim Won-joong (Lotte), Jeong Cheol-won (Doosan), So-jun So (kt), Lee Eui-ri (KIA), Won Tae-in (Samsung), Jung Woo-young (LG) ) appeared in turn. Among them, Gwak Bin and So Hyeong-jun faced 5 batters each and perfectly blocked the other line, showing off their good condition. However, Koo Chang-mo, who should play a big role in this tournament, started and allowed 3 hits and 1 walk and gave up 2 runs, causing anxiety.
Looking at the speed, Jung Woo-young threw the fastest ball at 149 km per hour among both teams, and Kwak Bin (148 km), Jeong Cheol-won, Lee Eui-ri, and Park Se-woong (147 km) also showed off good speed. Kim Kwang-hyeon (SSG), Lee Yong-chan (NC), Ko Woo-seok (LG), and Ko Young-pyo (kt), who did not pitch on this day, boosted their pace by pitching in the bullpen before the game. Coach Lee Kang-cheol meticulously tested the strategy to score one point in a close-to-ice situation by putting in quick players such as Choi Ji-hoon (SSG) and Park Hae-min (LG) as major runners when the hitter went on base.
Meanwhile, it was reported that Ha-seong Kim (San Diego Padres) and Tommy Hyeon-su Edman (St. Louis Cardinals), who are playing in the American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB), will arrive in Korea side by side on the 1st of next month and join the national team. In an interview with Korean reporters, Kim Ha-seong, who was sweating at the Peoria Sports Complex in Arizona, USA, a spring camp in San Diego, revealed his plan to join the national team, saying, “I know you will arrive in Korea on the afternoon of March 1st.” Kim Ha-seong and Tommy Hyeon-soo Edman will be in charge of the built-in shortstop and second baseman, respectively.
The first group of 28 national team members, who are currently undergoing field training in the United States, will board a flight home on the 28th and arrive at Incheon International Airport on the morning of March 1st, joining Kim Ha-seong and Tommy Hyeon-soo Edman.
The national team, formed by the joining of the two Keystones, will play an evaluation match against SSG Landers, the unified champion of professional baseball last year, at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on March 3. And on March 6-7, we will play the final evaluation match against the Orix Buffaloes and the Hanshin Tigers of the Japanese professional baseball leagues before entering the main tournament. The first game of the Korean national team will be against Australia at Tokyo Dome on March 9 at 12:00 noon.