KIA Yang Hyun-jong is on the Verge of Setting a New Record With 164 Wins, The Most as a KBO League Starter
A brilliant fightback against SSG in 7 innings with 2 hits and no runs allowed.
Yang Hyun-jong (35), the mainstay pitcher of the KIA Tigers, is on the verge of setting a new record for the most wins as a starter in professional baseball.
Yang Hyun-jong started on the mound in the visiting game against SSG Landers held at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 1st and pitched 7 innings without allowing any runs with excellent pitching, giving up only 2 hits and 1 walk.
There was an infield hit from Choi Ji-hoon and a left field hit from Guillermo Heredia, but it had nothing to do with the crisis. 카지노사이트
Yang Hyun-jong fulfilled the requirement for victory in the 8th inning with a 6-0 lead, passed the baton to Jeon Sang-hyun, and came down the mound.
Yang Hyun-jong, who threw 98 pitches, struck out 3, leaving him one strikeout away from achieving triple-digit strikeouts for the 9th consecutive season.
If KIA wins without allowing a tie, Yang Hyun-jong will win a total of 164 games as a starter, pushing out Song Jin-woo and becoming the new first place in this division of professional baseball.
Song Jin-woo (210 wins), who ranks first in career wins, has 163 wins as a starter and 47 wins in relief.
Of his 165 career wins up to the previous day, Yang Hyun-jong had 163 of them, excluding 2 relief wins, as starters.
KIA's batting line showed tremendous concentration after two outs and helped Yang Hyun-jong challenge for a new record.
KIA took the opportunity to score with first hitter Park Chan-ho, who hit a right-handed hit after two outs in the top of the third inning, 0-0, and immediately stole second base.
No. 2 Kim Do-young hit an RBI double to left-center, and soon after, Na Seong-beom hit a left-field hit, sending Kim Do-young, the runner on second base, home.
In the 4th inning, leadoff hitter Socrates Brito drew a solo arc to right-center to make it 3-0.
Park Chan-ho, who has completely awakened to his batting ability this season, pulled a fast ball from SSG starting pitcher Roenis Elias in the 4th inning with 2 outs and runners on first base and hit a two-run home run that went over the left fence like a bullet.
KIA scored its 6th run in the 7th inning with Kim Do-young's heavy hit followed by a steal of second base and Na Seong-beom's timely hit to right.