KIA fans “Ah, it’s amazing that we’re not in the last place~”

The starting lineup for the professional baseball KIA Tigers has been fighting a lonely battle since the beginning of the season. The scoring support is disappointing and the back door is also uneasy. It is difficult to guarantee a tolerable victory over the hoturon.

The KIA starters recorded quality starts (QS, 3 earned runs or less in 6 innings) in 5 of the 8 games the team played until the 13th. Of these, there were three quality start plus pitches that tied more than 7 innings to 3 runs or less. First starter Sean Anderson has established himself as a ‘constant’ by digesting an average of 7 innings in three appearances. Adonis Medina and Yang Hyeon-jong also pitched well.

However, it was only the Hanwha Eagles game the day before that led to victory. Anderson gave up 3 runs in 6⅔ innings in the opening game and 3 runs (2 earned) in 7⅓ innings on the 7th, but became a losing pitcher both times. In the end, he won his first victory only after pitching 7 scoreless innings the day before.

Ironically, two of the three wins KIA recorded this season came on the pitching day of Eui-ri Lee, who was the only starting pitcher to go down the mound without recording a quality start. In both games, the KIA lineup scored a total of 16 points. Even if the points scored in the remaining five games were combined, they fell far short of 10 points.

It is the holes all over the batting line that add fuel to the two-to-ta offbeat.안전놀이터  Na Seong-beom, the best hitter in the team, and Kim Do-yeong, who had high expectations this year, are out of the roster due to long-term injuries, and captain Kim Sun-bin is also not in good condition. Park Chan-ho, who should be in charge of the leadoff, has yet to regain his senses.

The catchers need no further explanation. The single hit by Joo Hyo-sang in the bottom of the 3rd inning against Hanwha on the 13th was the KIA catcher’s first hit this season. It took 8 games to break the stigma of ‘0%’ batting average.

The bullpen is also shaking. Jeong Hae-young, the starting finisher, is a typical example. He made his first save of the season in the 5th appearance against Hanwha the previous day, but came a long way back. He got hit by getting six hits, including two home runs, in 4⅔ innings and gave up four runs. His earned run average was 7.71.

The biggest reason for his sluggishness is his restraint, which is rarely raised. According to the baseball statistics site Statties, Jung Hae-young’s average speed with his fastball this season was measured at 141 km/h. He is coming out about 3.6 km per hour less than last year. It is a fatal change in the pitching pattern, which uses his tall height and long arms to compete mainly with powerful fastballs.

Na Ji-wan, KBSN sports commentator, said, “The previous day’s game was scoreless, but the condition hasn’t improved yet.” was diagnosed

The last game of the three-game series against Hanwha that day was also defeated 5-1 in the same pattern. Starter Eui-ri Lee went down the mound with 1 run in 5 innings, but the pitching team collapsed in the 8th inning and dedicated the victory to Hanwha. The other line scored only one point even after hitting 10 hits, two more than Hanwha.

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