KIA Yang Hyun-jong Sets a New Record With 164 Wins, The Most as a KBO League Starter
A brilliant fightback against SSG in 7 innings with 2 hits and no runs allowed.
Yang Hyun-jong (35), the mainstay pitcher of the KIA Tigers, set a new record for the most wins as a starter in professional baseball.
Yang Hyeon-jong started on the mound in the visiting game against SSG Landers held at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 1st and pitched without giving up any runs with excellent pitching, giving up only 2 hits and 1 walk over 7 innings. 바카라사이트
There was an infield hit from Choi Ji-hoon and a left field hit from Guillermo Heredia, but it had nothing to do with the crisis.
Yang Hyun-jong passed the baton to Jeon Sang-hyun and came down from the mound after meeting the requirements for victory in the 8th inning with a 6-0 lead.
Yang Hyun-jong, who threw 98 pitches, struck out 3 and was one away from achieving triple-digit strikeouts for the 9th consecutive season.
With KIA winning comfortably 10-2, Yang Hyun-jong won a total of 164 wins as a starter, pushing out Song Jin-woo and becoming the new first place in this division of professional baseball.
Song Jin-woo (210 wins), who ranks first in career wins, has 163 wins as a starter and 47 wins in relief.
Of his 166 career wins up to this day, Yang Hyun-jong has won 164 of them as a starter, excluding 2 wins in relief.
The KIA batting line hit the SSG mound with 14 hits, including 3 home runs.
In particular, he showed incredible concentration after two outs and helped Yang Hyun-jong challenge for a new record.
KIA took the opportunity to score with first hitter Park Chan-ho, who hit a right-handed hit after two outs in the top of the third inning, 0-0, and immediately stole second base.
No. 2 Kim Do-young hit an RBI double to left-center, and soon after, Na Seong-beom hit a left-field hit, sending Kim Do-young, the runner on second base, home.
In the 4th inning, leadoff hitter Socrates Brito drew a solo arc to right-center to make it 3-0.
Park Chan-ho, who has completely awakened to his batting ability this season, pulled a fast ball from SSG starting pitcher Roenis Elias in the 4th inning with 2 outs and runners on first base and hit a two-run home run that went over the left fence like a bullet.
KIA scored its 6th run in the 7th inning with Kim Do-young's heavy hit followed by a steal of second base and Na Seong-beom's timely hit to right.
Socrates, who moved from center field to left field during the game, missed Choi Ji-hoon's easy fly ball while fielding in the bottom of the 8th inning, putting KIA behind 2-6, but Na Seong-beom hit a three-run home run to right-center in the top of the 9th inning.
Na Seong-beom had 3 hits in 4 at-bats and 5 RBIs, while table setters Park Chan-ho and Kim Do-young both had 3 hits and 3 runs.