Lee Kang-cheol-ho, who is about to participate in the 2023 WBC (World Baseball Classic), played an ‘unusual game’ with KT Wiz.
On the 25th (Korean time), the national team led by coach Lee Kang-cheol faced KT at the Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium in Tucson, Arizona, USA. In the match, the national team played the game with catcher Yang Eui-ji (Doosan Bears) on the KT mound, pitcher So Joon So (KT), and Gwak Bin Jung Cheol-won (above Doosan) on the KT mound. The national team, which borrowed players from KT due to lack of fielders in the previous three practice games, dispatched players to KT to play the game this time. It was intended to spur the players to improve their condition and performance ahead of the upcoming WBC final round 1 schedule.메이저놀이터
The batting lineup of the national team that day was Lee Jung-hoo (center fielder) – Kang Baek-ho (designated hitter) – Na Seong-beom (right fielder) – Kim Hyeon-soo (left fielder) – Park Byeong-ho (1st baseman) – Choi Jeong (3rd baseman) – Oh Ji-hwan (shortstop) – Lee Ji-young (catcher) – Kim Hye-seong (2nd baseman). The first pitcher was Park Se-woong on the mound, followed by Jung Woo-young (LG Twins) Lee Yong-chan (NC Dinos) Lee Eui-ri (KIA Tigers).
In the top of the first inning, the national team scored 2 points with Park Byeong-ho’s timely hit and Choi Jung-jung’s push-off walk in the first run with a full base against KT foreign pitcher Bo Shul-Seo. In the second inning, Kang Baek-ho’s push-off walk, Na Seong-beom’s true base, and Kim Hyun-soo’s timely hit added 3 points in the first run with bases loaded, followed by Oh Ji-hwan’s consecutive hits and Lee Jung-hoo’s walk against So-jun So-jun. In the 3rd inning, the national team added 1 point thanks to Oh Ji-hwan’s heavy hit and Kim Hye-sung’s left-middle triple to So-Jun Sohn, who met again. 8-0 lead. The national team added 1 point in the 9th inning, completing the victory by 9 points.
The pitchers on the mound of the national team showed a good performance that day. Park Se-woong had 3 hits and no runs in 2 innings, Jung Woo-young had 2 hits in 1 innings and no runs, Yong-chan Lee had 1 hit and no runs in 1 innings, Woo-seok Kim Yun-sik each had 1 innings and no hits and 1 walk, and Won Tae-in had 2 hits and 2 walks in 2 innings and 1 strikeout and no runs. did.
After spending the last rest day on the 26th, the national team played the last practice game against the LG Twins at the Kino Veteran Memorial Stadium on the 27th, departed on the 28th, and arrived at Incheon International Airport on March 1st.