22-year-old left-handed baby lion also ‘hunting’ with 4 runs in 3 innings… Who should be in charge of Samsung’s 5 starting pitchers, Park Jin-man is deeply troubled

Heo Yun-dong (22) also collapsed. Who will be in charge of Samsung’s 5 starters?

The Samsung Lions, led by coach Park Jin-man, failed to win 4-7 in the 5th game of the season against the LG Twins of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu on the 13th.

Samsung’s pick for the day was Heo Yun-dong. Unlike the solid 4th starting lineup, which consisted of David Buchanan, Albert Suarez, Won Tae-in, and Baek Jeong-hyun, the 5th starting position was empty. Even this week, Buchanan, Suarez, and Baek Jung-hyun are continuing a good flow enough to record Quality Start + and Won Tae-in to Quality Start.

In his first appearance of the season, Heo Yun-dong was in trouble with 4 runs in 3 innings. Photo = Reporter Cheon Jeong-hwan
Coach Park Jin-man gave left-handed pitcher Heo Yun-dong a chance after much consideration. After two games this season, Heo Yun-dong was sluggish with an average ERA of 6.00 without a win or loss. Even in the Futures League, which he played before the call-up, he failed to exert his strength with an average ERA of 6.28 in 4 games and 2 losses.

However, manager Park Jin-man said, “LG ​​had a lot of left-handed hitters, but the Futures side reported that they were in good condition. He also showed faith, saying, “If you throw well, you will keep going.”

Contrary to director Park Jin-man’s wishes, Heo Yun-dong showed a difficult time hunting. He didn’t give up a run in the first inning, but he walked two and showed poor control. In the second inning, lead batter Oh Ji-hwan was struck out, but Moon Bo-gyeong was allowed a double. He passed Park Dong-won with a ground ball to third base, but gave Lee Jae-won a 1-run double and conceded a run.

He bowed his head three times. He gave Hong Chang-ki a hit in the infield in front of the pitcher. He handled Park Hae-min and Kim Hyun-soo well with floating balls, but allowed 1 RBI double to Austin, a walk to Oh Ji-hwan, and 2 RBI doubles to Moon Bo-kyung, giving up 3 runs only in the 3rd inning. Afterwards, Heo Yun-dong handed over the mound to Choong-yeon Choi before the start of the 4th inning. During three innings, the number of pitches was 58, approaching 60. The number of balls increased as I couldn’t take the advantage in the fight against the opponent’s lineup.

On this day, Heo Yun-dong recorded 5 hits, 3 walks, 1 strikeout and 4 runs in 3 innings. The game ended with a 7-4 LG win, and Heo Yun-dong took his first loss of the season. His ERA rose from 6.00 to 9.00.

Who will take the 5th starting spot for Samsung? Director Park Jin-man’s worries deepen. Photo = Reporter Cheon Jeong-hwan
Samsung’s 5th starting position, manager Park Jin-man’s concerns are deepening. At the opening of the season, Yang Chang-seop, who showed good performances in the Okinawa spring camp and demonstration games, was dropped. However, he went down to the second team with a record of 9.72 ERA in 3 games and 1 loss. Jang Pil-jun also got a chance to start two games, but recorded an average ERA of 10.80 with 6 runs in 5 innings, and went to the second team as well. Lee Jae-hee, another candidate, left for the Armed Forces Sports Unit (Sangmu) on the 8th.

In the first opportunity Heo Yun-dong got,메이저놀이터 he did not perform particularly well. Currently, in the Futures League, pitchers are fighting hard to get the 5th starting spot. Choi Ha-neul is showing good form with 2 wins and 1.02 in 4 games, and Yang Chang-seop is also showing good form with 1 win and 1.59 in 6 games. Choi Chae-heung from Sangmu comes here in June.

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