The ultimate ace is back!
Kiwoom Heroes Ahn Woo-jin (24) started in the home game against the Hanwha Eagles in the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Gocheok Sky Dome on the 27th, winning 2-0 with the team’s 2-0 victory with 8 innings, 2 hits, 1 walk, 10 strikeouts and no runs. He led a two-game losing streak. While winning his 7th win (6th loss) of the season, his ERA went down from 2.47 to 2.31.바카라사이트
An Woo-jin, the ace of Kiwoom, showed some anxiety in the previous three games in July. At the end of the first half, it seemed that his stamina was declining. The ERA recorded in these three games was a whopping 4.91. He showed signs of rebounding with 6 innings and 2 runs against the resignation Lotte Giants on the 21st, but it was somewhat insufficient to say that he regained the power of the best pitcher in the KBO League.
On this day, Ahn Woo-jin immediately dispelled various concerns against Hanwha. He froze the momentum of Hanwha, who had won two consecutive victories until the previous day. He showed off his ‘iron wall mode’ until the 8th inning without a single run crisis. The Hanwha batting line only pulled out two hits and one walk from An Woo-jin.
Ahn Woo-jin blocked episodes 1 and 2 one after another with a three-way crime. In particular, in the top of the second inning, he struck out all three batters, but the number of pitches was only 12.
Ahn Woo-jin allowed 9th hitter Lee Do-yoon to walk after two outs in the top of the 3rd inning and allowed him to get on base for the first time that day. However, he immediately cooked Lee Jin-young with a looking strikeout. In the beginning of the 4th inning, lead hitter Jeong Eun-won got a heavy hit, but Roh Si-hwan was hit shortstop and Chae Eun-seong was caught with a line drive to second baseman, and the inning was erased in an instant.
An Woo-jin continued the reverse fight by decorating the 5th and 6th innings again with three-way innings. In the beginning of the 7th inning, he allowed a right-handed hit to Roh Si-hwan, but he also finished unscathed, and made the 8th inning his 5th three-way strikeout inning, receiving a standing ovation from the home fans. 99 pitches. The highest speed of the fastball came up to 158 km. In the top of the 9th inning, Lim Chang-min blocked it with a scoreless inning.
Ahn Woo-jin, who played 121 innings this season, was the first pitcher in the KBO League to break through the 120 innings mark. In addition, there are 146 strikeouts. He ranks first in both pitched innings and strikeouts. Kiwoom (41 wins, 2 draws, 49 losses), led by An Woo-jin’s good fight, escaped from the sweep loss crisis and chased 8th place Hanwha (36 wins, 4 draws, 43 losses) by 0.5 games.