Yang reaches 100 strikeouts for 9th straight year…3rd all-time
KIA Tigers’ Yang Hyun-jong has reached the 100-strikeout mark for the ninth consecutive year.
온라인카지노Yang Hyun-jong was the starting pitcher against the Doosan Bears in the 2023 Shinhan Bank Solar KBO League at Jamsil Stadium on July 7.
Yang, who had accumulated 99 strikeouts this season before the game, reached the 100-strikeout milestone in the second inning when he struck out Park Kye-beom on a wild pitch. It was also his ninth consecutive season with 100 strikeouts.
This is the third record in KBO history, behind KT Wiz manager Lee Kang-cheol and Doosan’s Jang Won-jun. Lee and Jang have struck out 100 batters in 10 consecutive seasons.
Yang Hyun-jong struck out 100 batters in nine consecutive seasons (excluding his overseas stint in 2021), starting with 165 in 2014.
His previous single-season strikeout record was 209 in 2017. The 2017 season is the only time Yang has ever struck out more than 200 batters in a single season.