LG Twins left-handed pitcher Kim Yun-shik failed to laugh in his 5th start of the season.
Kim Yun-sik started the home game against SSG Landers in the 2023 Professional Baseball KBO League held at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the 26th and recorded 6 hits, 1 home run, 4 walks, 1 strikeout and 5 runs in 4 innings.
Kim Yun-sik, who debuted as a professional in an LG uniform in 2020 and started to take a seat in the starting rotation in earnest last year, was showing off a sense of stability at the beginning of this season. Before this SSG match, his performance was 2 wins, 0 losses in 4 starts, and an average ERA of 2.25.
However, Kim Yun-sik did not show an impressive appearance on this day as his pitching was greatly shaken. In particular, in the 5th episode, which was the last hurdle, it collapsed and eventually came to the brink of defeat.
With the bottom of the 5th inning underway, LG is trailing 3-5, and if they lose without making a tie, Kim Yun-sik will take the first loss of the season.
The start was good. In the top of the first inning, the lead hitter Choo Shin-soo was put to sleep with a grounder from second baseman. Choi Ji-hoon got a hit to the left, but Choi Jeong and Guillermo Heredia were treated with a fly to the right field and a fly to the center field, respectively.
At the beginning of the second inning, the crisis management ability was outstanding. Leading batter Kim Kang-min walked. Afterwards, Oh Tae-gon and Park Seong-han cooked with center field fly and right field fly, but Kim Sung-hyun walked again and was driven to 2nd 1st and 2nd base. Fortunately, Kim Min-sik tied the first baseman with a straight hit and did not concede. In the top of the 3rd inning, after blocking Choo Shin-soo with a shortstop grounder, Choi Ji-hoon and Choi Jeong hit consecutive hits to reach 1st and 2nd base, but Heredia and Kim Kang-min led left field fly and knockout, respectively, and did not concede.
The first run came in the top of the 4th inning. Leading batter Oh Tae-gon was allowed a solo shot over the left-middle wall after a 5-pitch game. But he didn’t break down. Park Seong-han (pitcher grounder), Kim Seong-hyeon (first baseman fly), and Kim Min-shik (shortstop fly) increased the outcount and ended the inning calmly.
The real hurdle came in the top of the 5th inning.먹튀검증 After giving up a walk to Choo Shin-soo, he dedicated a stolen second base, and allowed a hit to the left and a walk to Choi Ji-hoon and Choi Jeong, respectively, and were driven to the bases safely. In the end, Kim Yun-sik scored the third run with a timely double with 2 RBIs that passed the height of the shortstop to Heredia.
Then, the LG bench replaced the pitcher with right-hander Kim Jin-seong. Kim Jin-seong gave up home runs to Choi Jeong and Heredia, the runners in charge of Kim Yun-shik, and Kim Yun-shik’s total earned run scored 5 points.