Lee Ji-gang (24) of the LG Twins played the role of a substitute starter.
Lee Ji-gang started in the NC Dinos away game held at NC Park in Changwon on the 2nd and recorded 4 hits, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts and 2 runs 메이저사이트(1 earned run) in 5 innings. He was replaced in a 2-2 tie and did not meet the requirements for a winning pitcher, but he took charge of 5 innings as LG coach Yeom Kyung-yeop said before the game, “I want you to throw 5 innings.”
LG had a vacant starting position on this day due to rotation. Manager Yeom newly registered Lee Ji-gang, who was in the 2nd team, to the 1st team and made him a starting pitcher. Lee Ji-gang’s season 2 team performance was an average ERA of 1.50 in 2 games (6 innings, 3 hits, 8 strikeouts and 1 run). For LG, which has many injuries in the bullpen, it was important for Lee Ji-gang to endure as much as possible.
Lee Ji-gang gave up two runs at the end of the first inning when Park Kun-woo hit left-handed with one out and first and second base. A mistake in the relay play came out and the runner on first base scored a goal. However, the inning was ended in an instant by guiding Kim Seong-wook from 1st base to 3rd baseman double hit. From the 2nd to the 4th inning, he faced 10 batters and allowed only one hit ball.
Even the last crisis, the 5th episode, was over. Leading batter Yoon Hyung-joon allowed hits to Son A-seop after two outs and was driven to first and second bases with two outs. he didn’t waver Lee Ji-gang caught Seo Ho-cheol with a fly in center field and completed the mission of ‘extinguishing 5 innings’. 69 pitches (43 strikes). Before the game, coach Yeom Gyeong-yeop predicted Ji-gang Lee’s pitches to be 80, but he quickly started the bullpen in the 6th inning and put Park Myung-geun on the mound.