The baseball team starts pitching training in earnest in sunny weather

 The Korean baseball team, which is preparing for the 5th World Baseball Classic (WBC) that is approaching 11 days ahead, raised the amount of pitching training in sunny weather.

On the 19th (Korean time), the national team led by head coach Lee Kang-cheol had an intense three-hour training session at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

The national team, which was convened on the 15th, trained on the 16th, and played its first practice game against the NC Dinos on the 17th, enjoyed a sweet break on the 18th and gathered again at the baseball field.

Unexpected cold weather continued, such as snow falling in the early morning, but the daytime high temperature of 23 degrees was restored, and the players improved their condition without any inconvenience.

Pitchers wore white uniforms and focused on defensive training, such as preparing for bunts, while fielders wore windbreakers and concentrated on baserunning and hitting.

In particular, the fielders, under the leadership of Min-ho Kim (LG Twins), the third base strategy coach, strengthened their teamwork through the promised running and defense practice, taking into account the overtime game situation and the prevention of stealing by runners on 1st and 3rd base.

Na Seong-beom (KIA Tigers) hit a federal home run, and Kang Baek-ho (kt wiz), who fired a preemptive two-run arch against NC, went over the right fence in practice on this day and hit a structure made of vinyl. showed off

Yang Hyeon-jong (KIA), the eldest member of the pitching staff, climbed the bullpen mound and threw 43 to warm up his shoulders. Yang Hyeon-jong received a generous evaluation from director Lee Kang-cheol for his stable command.

The rest of the pitchers played catch온라인바카라, with the WBC-approved ball to develop pitching skills and train their lower body through running.

The national team players and coaches started analyzing the power of Australia, Japan, and other Group B competitors with a briefing by Kim Jun-ki, a power analyst who came to Tucson the day before, before dinner at the lodging.

On the 20th, the national team will have a second practice match against KIA at the Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Coach Lee Kang-cheol said, “Nine pitchers, excluding Yang Hyeon-jong, will pitch and throw 25 pitches per inning.”

The first pitcher to pitch is left-hander Koo Chang-mo (NC).

The KIA is about to appoint left-arm duo Kim Ki-hoon and rookie Yoon Young-chul one after another, who are competing for the 5th start this season.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.