Failure to win?… ‘5 consecutive losses + worrying about the bullpen’ Kiwoom, early introduction of the closer again

 Kiwoom Heroes announced an irregular operation of the bullpen by putting a closer in the 8th inning again. 

Kiwoom Heroes lost 4-5 in an extended game against LG Twins in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the 9th.

Leading 4-2 in the 8th inning, Kiwoom raised the number of wins by putting closer Kim Jae-woong on the mound. It was a strong determination to break the chain of four consecutive losses. However, Kim Jae-woong failed to shoot the lead. After dedicating a heavy hit to Moon Bo-gyeong, Park Dong-won hit a two-run homer and eventually allowed the score to tie.메이저사이트

On the 10th, ahead of the game against LG in Jamsil, Kiwoom coach Hong Won-ki looked back at Kim Jae-woong’s pitching and said, “He is the strongest pitcher in our team’s bullpen. Changmin was preparing.”

In this match against LG, Jaewoong Kim keeps the mound in the 8th inning depending on the situation. Manager Hong said, “There are variables in all plans. The team is out of sync now, but I’m trying to do anything. The same goes for the players.” do,” he said.

Kiwoom is struggling with the bullpen, but the performances of Kim Dong-hyeok (3.06 ERA on 5 holds) and Seong-jin Kim (1.50 ERA on 1 hold) this season are encouraging. Manager Hong said, “I’m still young, but through last year’s big experience, I’m showing a step up this season. It’s becoming a big force in the bullpen now, and I’m expecting it to develop and grow into the main axis of our bullpen.” .

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