Professional baseball Hanwha has escaped from a six-game losing streak. Starting pitcher Kim Min-woo (28)’s dazzling counterattack shone.
Hanwha beat Doosan 8-3 in the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 3rd. Only in the beginning of the 7th inning, where they were behind 0-1, they overturned the game by scoring 8 points.
On the 23rd of last month, after a 7-6 victory over LG, it ended its 6-game losing streak. Hanwha lost two consecutive losses to Lotte last week and three consecutive losses to NC on the weekend, and also lost to Doosan 0-3 on the 2nd.
Minwoo Kim saved the team. On this day, Kim Min-woo struck out 6 strikeouts until the 6th inning and played a counterattack with 4 walks and 1 run. One run in the second inning was also an unearned run due to a defensive error. This is the first win after two losses in the season.
On this day, Kim Min-woo efficiently used a fastball with a maximum velocity of 146 km, splitters and curveballs. In particular, the Doosan batters could not catch the timing on the curve with a slow and high drop.
Above all, Kim Min-woo showed strong mental strength that did not waver even in difficult situations. At the end of the 2nd inning, third baseman Roh Si-hwan missed Jang Seung-hyeon’s attacking ball and conceded a run, and in the 4th inning, with 1 out and bases full, Noh Soo-gwang’s double hit and in the 6th inning, 1 out, 1st and 2nd base, Hyun-bin Moon’s double hit, but Kim Min-woo kept the mound silently. .
In the end, patience led to valuable results. In the beginning of the 7th inning, Eun-Won Jeong’s tying hit and opponent’s wild throw, and Hyun-Bin Moon’s double hit, Hanwha scored a massive 8 points and won a come-from-behind victory.
After the match, Kim Min-woo smiled broadly, saying, “I’m happy with my first individual win, but I’m so happy that I ended the team’s losing streak.” Regarding Noh Si-hwan, who made a mistake in the second episode, he showed a boldness, saying, “Actually, I gave him a lot of points, so I didn’t mind it.”
He also endured poor support from other lines. Kim Min-woo emphasized, “I thought it was okay because this situation had been trained. Regarding the mass scoring in the 7th inning, he smiled, saying, “If I didn’t score, I had to pitch in the 7th inning, but as the score came, I didn’t go out, and it felt really good to break the losing streak.”바카라사이트
Prior to this game, Kim Min-woo started 5 games and was sluggish with 2 losses and an average ERA of 6.12. However, with this day as an opportunity, he prepared a stepping stone for a rebound. Kim Min-woo emphasized, “It seems that the balance has been adjusted to other pitches while throwing the curve,” and emphasized, “My goal this season is to digest more innings than the last two seasons.”