“If you follow a good course, it can be your secret weapon in the second half or fall.”

There is a saying in the baseball world that a ‘left-handed fastball pitcher’ will be brought from hell. The main character who threw a fastball that exceeded 148km in the past before going to Sangmu. It is Lee Sang-young (23), the left-handed fireballer for the LG Twins. However, after being discharged from the military, his restraint has hardly risen. He was given two opportunities as a starter, but the command tower made a decision that it was difficult to work in the first team. And now I look at the long term and plan to return to the top after the second half or postseason.

The LG Twins are challenging for the championship this season. Also, the most important thing is the starting rotation. Casey Kelly, the immovable first foreign starter, is slowing down a bit, but second starter Adam Plutko and third starter Lim Chan-gyu are showing very good performances. However, the 4th and 5th starters are still worrying. Initially, Kim Yun-sik and Lee Min-ho were scheduled to take responsibility for a spot in the starting lineup. However, Yunshik Kim is on the disabled list due to a back injury. In addition, Lee Min-ho started to build his body again and is aiming for a top-notch appearance in the second half.

Lee Sang-young was also given a chance to start in place of their vacancy. But she didn’t make a solid impression. In the match against Samsung on the 14th of last month, he posted 4 hits, 1 walk, 2 hits, 1 strikeout and 2 runs (2 earned) in 4 innings. Then, in the NC game on the 20th, he suffered an early defeat with 2 hits, 4 walks, 1 strikeout and 3 runs (2 earned) in 1⅓ innings. Above all, the fastball he boasted in the past has disappeared. He had a maximum speed of 141 km in the Samsung game and a 139 km in the NC game. According to StatTease, a baseball statistics media outlet, his average fastball speed in two games was 137.9 km. In fact, it was a ‘ball speed’ that was difficult to pass on the stage of the first team.

Lee Sang-young, who graduated from Busan High School, joined the LG Twins with the 5th overall pick in the 2nd round of the 2019 rookie draft. At the time of his joining, the contract fee was 150 million won. He posted an average ERA of 16.88 (5 ERA in 2⅔ innings) in 3 games in the 2019 season without a win or loss. And after enlisting in Sangmu, he recorded 10 wins and 3 losses with an average ERA of 3.31 last year, rising to the top spot in the Southern League of the Futures League. Lee Sang-young, who was discharged last month, recorded a good record of 8 wins and 1 loss with an ERA of 2.63 in 9 games in the Futures League this year. It was also true that LG fans had high expectations. But now we are starting again from scratch.

First of all, LG canceled Lee Sang-young from the first team entry on the 21st of last month. Above all, the first task is to regain the original restraint. Lee Sang-young is sweating as he throws the ball from the bullpen before the game when LG’s home game is held. LG coach Yeom Gyeong-yeop and coaches are watching this. Regarding Lee Sang-young, coach Yeom said, “First of all, I’m looking at next year. I’m trying to be able to use ‘1 + 1’ in the postseason at the end of the second half at the earliest. I’m training to find out why there is no restraint in the pitching mechanism. I will repeat the process of staying at home and checking again for about two months when there is a home game.”오래된 토토사이트

He continued, “Lee Sang-young has some bad aspects in the early days of Jo Sang-woo’s career as a player. So I’m trying to apply the system that raised Jo Sang-woo to (Lee) Sang-yeong. If you keep pitching in the current position, your body will be strained. Injury will come. I have no choice but to keep throwing the ball out of the bullpen and get used to the changed form. If I go through a good process, I think I can become a secret weapon in the second half or postseason.” For LG, it would be the best scenario if Lee Sang-young can recover his old fast ball and use it in the postseason. Will Lee Sang-young be able to return in the second half of this season and devote himself to his team in the decisive battle?

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