SSG Landers Kim Gwang-hyun (35) built a golden tower against 8,000 hitters in his personal career.
Kim Gwang-hyun started the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League Kiwoom Heroes game held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 30th, recording 3 hits, 6 strikeouts and no runs until the 5th inning.
Kim Gwang-hyun, who had dealt with 7,986 batters in his personal career in the KBO League before this game, faced 14 batters with 2 hits until the 4th inning.토토꽁포인트
In the bottom of the 4th inning, facing Lim Ji-yeol with 2nd out and 1st base, Kim Gwang-hyun faced exactly the 8000th batter. He guided Lim Ji-yeol to a ground ball to third base after two pitches.
Kim Gwang-hyun is the 11th pitcher to face 8,000 batters in the KBO League. Before Kim Gwang-hyun, Song Jin-woo (12,708 hitters), Jeong Min-cheol (9932 hitters), Yang Hyeon-jong (KIA, 9538 hitters), Bae Young-soo (9459 hitters), Kim Won-hyung (9303 hitters), Lee Kang-cheol (9136 hitters), Jang Won-joon (Doosan, 8696 hitters) , Han Yong-deok (8601 hitter), Yoon Seong-hwan (8161 hitter), and Jeong Sam-heum (8004 hitter).
Kim Gwang-hyun, who made his debut with SK Wyverns (now SSG) in 2007, has been active as a representative left-handed ace in the KBO League for 16 years. In 2020-2021, he challenged the major league stage and played for the St. Louis Cardinals.꽁머니사이트
Returning to the KBO League last year, he showed off his skills with 13 wins and 3 losses with an ERA of 2.13.
Meanwhile, Kim Gwang-hyun is making good pitches without conceding until the 5th inning. SSG and Kiwoom are facing 0-0 until the end of the 5th inning.