The 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC) baseball team won the second evaluation match against KIA with hot batting power.
On the 20th (Korean time), the national team led by coach Lee Kang-cheol won the KIA 11-6 in an evaluation match held at the Veterans Memorial Stadium in Tucson, Arizona, USA. Kim Hye-seong made a big success with 3 RBIs, and Park Byeong-ho also scored 2 RBIs. On the mound, Gwakbin and Sohn Joon showed a stable appearance.
The national team,메이저사이트 which won (8-2) in the first evaluation match against NC on the 16th, showed a good sense of hitting against KIA’s 1.5 group, which lacked a lot of core power.
The national team is Lee Jeong-hoo (center fielder) – Yang Eui-ji (catcher) – Choi Jeong (3rd baseman) – Kim Hyeon-soo (left fielder) – Park Byeong-ho (designated hitter) – Kang Baek-ho (1st baseman) – Park Kun-woo (right fielder) – Oh Ji-hwan (shortstop) – Kim Hye-seong (2nd baseman) ) lineup in order. The starting pitcher is Koo Chang-mo.
Compared to the first round of evaluation, Kim Hyun-soo went from 5 to 4, and Kang Baek-ho went from 7 to 6. The catcher was changed from Lee Ji-young to Yang Eui-ji, and Park Kun-woo started in place of Na Seong-beom. In particular, Yang Eui-ji’s placement in No. 2 drew attention, and as a result, this choice was a hit.
In the top of the first inning, Lee Jeong-hoo hit infield, Yang Eui-ji doubled, and Choi Jeong-goo made the bases safe, Kim Hyun-soo ground ball, pitcher fastball, and Park Byung-ho hit just in time to score 3 points at once. After that, in the top of the second inning, Kim Hye-seong’s timely hit and the opponent’s pitcher scored an additional run, and Park Byung-ho’s sacrifice fly came out in the top of the fourth. In the beginning of the 5th inning, Kim Hye-sung ran away with a timely hit and Lee Jeong-hoo’s sacrifice fly, and in the 6th inning, Na Seong-beom’s pinch hit hit.
However, the mound was a bit uneasy.
In the bottom of the first inning, starter Koo Chang-mo put Kim Do-young on base with an error, and then Kim Ho-ryeong and Lee Chang-jin hit doubles in a row. At the end of the second inning, Park Se-woong allowed Hwang Dae-in a timely hit.
Kwak Bin, who came to the mound at the end of the 3rd inning, showed a stable appearance by clearing out 4 batters, but at the end of the 5th, Jeong Cheol-won contributed 1 point in an uneasy ball. Joon Sohn, along with Bin Kwak, stood out the most among the pitchers on the day, hitting 5 batters in a row in the 6th inning.
Lee Eui-ri took the mound at the bottom of the 7th inning and gave up 2 points, including a solo shot, against her parents, but Won Tae-in and Jung Woo-young blocked the 8th and 9th innings with no runs.