“I can’t get restraints” Lefty is good, but KIA Pil Seung-jo is suspicious
“There is no restraint”.
An abnormal current is flowing in the KIA Tigers bullpen. The pitching of the closers and pitchers in the Pilseungjo group is not improving properly. It is a worrying situation with one week before the opening.
Director Kim Jong-guk said안전놀이터, “Jeong Hae-young, Jeon Sang-hyeon, and Kim Ki-hoon are not getting the same speed. There are no injuries, but there seems to be a problem with the balance. Still, there is power at the end of the ball. We will have to increase the speed in time for the opening.” I had ordered.
In fact, Jeong Hae-young is only running about 140km in the demonstration game. Kim Ki-hoon is stopping in the second half of the 130km range, and Jeon Sang-hyun also shows a similar speed.
Jeon Sang-hyun went scoreless in 3 games in a row. On the 21st, against LG in Gwangju, Jeon Sang-hyun took the mound in the 8th inning and scored 3 hits (1 home run) and allowed 3 runs. Kim Ki-hoon is also recording an ERA of 5.40 in 3 games, including conceding runs in 2 games.
Closer Jung Hae-young pitched scoreless in three consecutive games, but gave up a hit and two walks, and gave up the bases loaded crisis, showing a shaky appearance. It is not a powerful fastball that came out from 150 km to 145 km. The restraints rarely rise.
It is interpreted that his recovery was delayed as he was unable to properly build his body due to the unusually low temperature of the spring camp in Tucson, Arizona.
The three pitchers are the pillars of the bullpen. Jung Hae-young recorded 30 saves for two consecutive years, and this year, he is facing the challenge of becoming the youngest player to record 100 saves. He is the immovable finishing pitcher acquired after Lim Chang-yong.
Jeon Sang-hyun is the core of Pil Seung-jo, who deletes one inning in the 7th or 8th inning. He has a record of 17 saves and 52 holds. He once showed excellent pitching and performance to the extent of being a closer pitcher. His main weapon is his powerful fastball, which he also throws down from above.
Kim Ki-hoon is expected to be a multi-inning, one-inning winning team as a left-hander. He was discharged from Sangmu last year and showed off his powerful pitch by distributing 150 km balls in 5 games.
KIA has left-handed bullpen agents such as Kim Dae-yu, Lee Jun-young, Choi Ji-min, and Kwak Do-gyu. Kim Dae-yu and Lee Jun-yeong are talented players, but second-year Choi Ji-min and rookie Kwak Do-gyu need to be tested in the regular league.
In the end, only when the existing Pil Seung-jo shows strength can a stable bullpen be operated. Attention is focusing on whether Pil Seung-jo’s pitchers will improve their pitches 100% during the remaining week.