Haeyoung Jeong appeared as a closing pitcher in the game against the leading LG Twins held at Gwangju-Kia Champions Field on the 10th, pitching a perfect inning and protecting the team’s 8-7 victory. The team lost the first game in a four-game weekend that included a doubleheader, but entered winning streak again by winning three games in a row.토토사이트
In this process, Jung Hae-young’s powerful position also played a role. On this day, Jeong Hae-young faced the LG Cleanup Trio in a tense situation with a one-point lead. After a full-count battle with the difficult Kim Hyun-soo, he guided the first baseman to a ground ball after 8 pitches and overcame a big juncture. Austin then threw a strong fastball, leading to a ground ball in front of the shortstop.
The last batter, Bun Bo-kyung, threw a forkball on the first pitch and caught it as a fly ball to center field to end the game. He was powerful enough to easily erase 3 out counts with 11 balls. His top speed was 146km, and he mainly used fastballs, such as a 139km slider and a 136km fork. All fastballs traveled over 145km. With the addition of his unique rotational power, he overpowered the batters’ bats.
Jeong Hae-young earned a valuable save in the first game of the doubleheader the day before. In the bottom of the 8th inning, Ko Jong-wook’s tying hit and Park Chan-ho’s comeback hit made the score 7-6, so he took the mound in the top of the 9th and walked Hong Chang-ki, but following Shin Min-jae’s sacrifice bunt, Kim Hyun-soo was caught with a grounder to first base, and Seo Geon-chang also threw a strong 148km fastball. He secured the victory by catching a ground ball to third base.
In the second half of the season, Jung Hae-young appeared on the mound in all three games against Lotte in the last week of July and earned three consecutive saves. However, in August, he gave up 1 run in 1 inning against Samsung on the 1st, and made a 3-run blown save against Samsung on the 2nd, unable to maintain a 6-4 lead. After that, she rarely got a chance to save, but added saves in the match against Hanwha in Gwangju on August 25th and 27th.
It was a comfortable save as the difference was by 3 points. He also made a resolution to himself, saying, “We must protect the 1-2 point gap.” Finally, on September 3rd, in the Incheon game against SSG, he appeared in the 9th inning with a two-point lead and recorded three clean outs with one strikeout. He then saved one point in both games against the difficult LG batting lineup.
It was definitely not a performance that was sluggish until mid-season. He regained his command and confidence and recorded 15 saves. We can now look forward to his performance as a solid backdoor keeper in the remaining ranking competition. Now, instead of the 9th episode that made me anxious, I changed it to the 9th episode that gave me comfort. His 5 consecutive saves proved it.