Kim Yu-seong (Doosan Bears), who caused a big controversy in the rookie draft due to ‘school violence’ during his middle school days, stood on the mound for the first team after joining the pros.

Kim Yu-seong climbed the mound as a relief pitcher in the bottom of the 8th inning against SSG Landers in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League season 1 away match held at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 28th, and recorded 26 pitches, 2 walks, 1 strikeout and no runs in 1 inning. did.

Kim Yoo-seong received the first nomination from the NC Dinos in the 2021 rookie draft. However, after Kim Yu-seong was selected by NC, his history of school violence in middle school surfaced. As a result, NC suddenly withdrew Kim Yoo-sung’s nomination, and Kim Yoo-sung’s professional enlistment was in vain. However, Kim Yu-seong was punished by the Korea Baseball Softball Federation (KBSA) with a ‘1-year suspension’.

However, Kim Yoo-seong did not let go of the baseball in his hand. He continued his career as a player while advancing to Korea University, and once again tried to become a pro through the ‘Early Draft’ system. As a result, in the 2022 rookie draft, Doosan nominated Kim Yoo-seong in the second round and signed a deposit of 150 million won.

He stepped on the professional stage, but in order for Kim Yoo-seong to step on the first team stage, he needed the victim’s ‘forgiveness’. As a result, Yuseong Kim has been working hard to seek forgiveness and agreement with the victim, and recently, the victim’s side accepted Kim Yuseong’s apology. Kim Yoo-seong said, “He said that he would support the future. I am grateful for your forgiveness. I will become an exemplary player.”

Kim Yoo-seong, who started in 3 games in the Futures League and had a good record of 1 win and 2.77 ERA, accompanied the 1st team on the 25thㅋㅋㅋ벳, pitched in the bullpen on the 26th, and was registered with the 1st team before the Daegu Samsung Lions match on the 27th. On the 28th, he stood on the mound for the first time wearing a Doosan uniform. Although there was a situation where he could not receive help from the defense, it was clear why NC was nominated in the first round and Doosan was selected in the second round.

Kim Yoo-seong took over the baton from Kim Myung-shin at the end of the 8th inning, trailing 1-4, and climbed the mound. Kim Yoo-seong had a ‘power’ showdown with first batter Choi Jeong by throwing a fast ball of up to 149km in the match, and made Choi Jeong his first out count in his professional debut by turning Choi Jeong into a shortstop ground ball. And the follow-up hitter, Guillermo Heredia, was caught with a second baseman grounder.

What was unfortunate was the match with Oh Tae-gon. Kim Yu-seong played Oh Tae-gon up to 6 pitches, and succeeded in inducing a ground ball toward the first baseman. However, at this time, Yang Seok-hwan made the mistake of not catching Oh Tae-gon’s normal batted ball, and sent a runner out. And Kim Yoo-seong, who was suddenly shaken, gave a series of walks to Hanyu Island and Kim Seong-hyun, causing a crisis with the bases loaded with two companies.

However, Kim Yoo-seong was no longer shaken. Kim Yoo-seong played against Park Seong-han with the bases loaded with 2 outs, and caught off guard with a 116km curve on the 4th pitch, narrowing the looking strikeout and ending the inning with no runs.

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