The KIA bullpen has become complete. 

KIA Tigers won 5-3 against Samsung Lions at Gwangju-Kia Champions Field on the 23rd. He picked up all the weekend series with Samsung and recorded 7 wins and 10 losses, laying the foundation for a rebound. It was a good fight, with starter Sean Anderson allowing 1 run in the 7th inning with 1 out. In the other lineup, Choi Hyeong-woo led the lineup with a double that tied the score in the first inning and a valuable wedge home run in the seventh inning. 

What can’t be left out here is the hold of Pilseungman Jang Hyeon-sik and the finisher Jung Hae-young’s save. Jang Hyun-sik received a call-up for the first time in the first team that day. After finishing his season last year, he underwent surgery to remove a bone fragment in his right elbow and spent a long period of rehabilitation. He returned to the first team with a healthy body after six games with the Futures. 

Before the game, coach Kim Jong-guk said, “Jang Hyun-shik will be released in about 6 innings, not in an urgent situation in the second half.” It was to help him adapt to the 1st team by making the mound at a time when there was no burden. But circumstances did not allow it. At the beginning of the 7th inning, with a 4-1 lead, Jeon Sang-hyun and Kim Dae-yu climbed the mound, but allowed the pursuit. Jeon Sang-hyun gave up two walks, and Kim Dae-yu got 2 RBIs from Koo Ja-wook in a timely manner.

Gradually, the situation turned into an emergency. The KIA bullpen moved busily, and Jang Hyun-sik was also caught warming up. Manager Kim put Jang Hyeon-shik on the mound in the 8th inning. As long as you don’t know how the situation will change, you will gradually start to come back from the situation. He seemed to be in danger after getting a left-handed hit by the first batter, Pirella. 

However, Lee Won-seok, Kang Min-ho, and Gong Min-gyu were all treated as beom-tat. It was successful to push with a powerful fastball of up to 148 km. At the same time as his return, the ceremony was held with a pleasant hold. Jeong Hae-young, who inherited the spirit of Jang Hyun-sik, also pitched in the ninth inning and caught two outcounts with a fly ball, and Oh Jae-il, the last batter, struck out on a swing and finished the mound. It was a pleasant second save.

With the return of Hyunsik Jang,스포츠토토 the KIA bullpen was now complete. Jeon Sang-hyun and Jung Hae-young and JJJ line were restarted, and if Lim Ki-young was added, four right-handed bullpens were balanced. In addition, Kim Dae-yu, Lee Jun-young, Kim Ki-hoon and Choi Ji-min have four left-handed bullpens. The right-left balance was right. In this weekend’s series, the bullpen gave up four runs in 13⅓ innings. It was the driving force behind the sweep. 

Director Kim also gave an encouraging evaluation. “Jang Hyun-sik, who came to the mound in the top of the 8th inning, kept the team lead well even though it was a long time since he pitched. I am satisfied that I am on my way,” he applauded.

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