As a sidearm, Lee Jae-hak (33, NC Dinos) showed off his strength in the first appearance of the season.

Lee Jae-hak started in the home game against the Samsung Lions held at Changwon NC Park on the 21st and blocked 6 innings with no hits and no runs. He faced 20 batters, allowed only two walks without a hit, and tied the Samsung batting line tightly with no runs. He was replaced with a 1-0 lead and met the requirements for a winning pitcher, but the score was tied 1-1 at the beginning of the 7th inning, and the first chance for victory was unfortunately canceled.

It was an interesting climb. Lee Jae-hak is the pitcher with the most wins (76 wins) in NC club history and a founding member. He left a bold footprint, including NC’s first win, first complete pitch, first shutout, first rookie of the year, and first 10 wins in domestic selection. However, his position has narrowed as he suffered from sluggishness in the last three seasons. After exercising his free agent (FA) qualifications last winter, he signed for 2+1 years, up to 900 million won, and remained after suffering. Afterwards, he was not included on the first-team spring camp roster and was not included in the opening game roster. Lee Jae-hak, who had been forgotten for a while, went through a period of patience in the 2nd Army.

Lee Jae-hak threw 82 pitches that day. The proportion of changeups (47) was higher than fastballs (four-seam fastballs, 26). The ratio of fastball and changeup was 89% of the total number of pitches, so the pitching repertoire could be monotonous. However, he overcame it with a sharp command. His main weapon changeup danced in front of home plate. After two outs in the first inning, Ja-wook Koo walked and hit six batters in a row. After 2 outs in the 3rd inning, Kim Ji-chan’s walk and stolen base led to a scoring crisis, and Kim Hyun-joon induced a ground ball with a changeup and filled the out count. Lee Jae-hak continued ‘no hit’ with 10 consecutive hits until the 6th inning. It was a pitch that could promise the next one.

In NC,메이저사이트 the domestic selection team is shaking. On the 14th, Song Myung-gi, the 4th starter for the opening game, was excluded from the first team entry. The pitching of fifth starter Shin Min-hyuk is also not good. Lee Yong-jun, who made a surprise appearance as a temporary starter, also performed sluggishly with 7 hits and 5 runs in 3 2/3 innings in the game against Samsung on the 19th. Local ace Koo Chang-mo, who was playing well, dropped out of the first team on the 20th to adjust his condition.

As for pitching against Samsung, Lee Jae-hak is likely to pitch against the Hanwha Eagles in Changwon on the 27th. His good pitch gave the starting lineup, which had been plagued by bad news, a breath of fresh air. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *