Doosan have won back-to-back games thanks to Kim Yoo-sung

The Doosan Bears of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) have won back-to-back games thanks to a strong pitching performance by Kim Yoo-sung and an explosive batting lineup.

The Doosan Bears, led by manager Lee Seung-yeop, won 10-5 against the Hanwha Eagles in the 2024 Shinhan SOL Bank KBO League on Saturday at Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon.

Second-year secondary rookie Kim Yoo-seong, making his first career start, pitched five innings of three-hit ball (one home run) with two walks and four strikeouts for his first professional win. He had runners on first and second with no outs in the first inning, but struck out Noh Si-hwan on three pitches, got Chae Eun-sung to ground out to first base and Ahn Chi-hong to fly out to shortstop to end the threat, and then held the game to two runs in the fifth inning. His fastball (50 pitches), which topped out at 149 mph and averaged 145 mph, was followed by a slider (22), curveball, and forkball (one over).

He earned his first win in his debut with hot batting support. He is the 167th pitcher in KBO history, excluding foreign players, 카지노사이트 to win his debut and the 24th in Doosan’s franchise history. The previous record was held by Kim Dong-ju on April 6 last year against Jamsil NC.

The Doosan bats also helped Kim get his first win by shutting down Hanwha Express rookie starter Hwang Jun-seo. Yang Seok-hwan went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, including a leadoff solo shot in the second inning, while Yang Ji-joo also went 3-for-3 with a wedge home run and two walks in the fourth inning. Both players also stole two bases in the inning to rattle Hwang Jun-seo.

With their second straight win, seventh-ranked Doosan improved to 14-16.

After the game, Doosan manager Lee Seung-yeop said, “Kim Yoo-sung more than fulfilled his role by going five innings under pressure in his debut start. We congratulate him on his debut win and look forward to his future success.”

“In the batting order, Jeong Soo-bin and Heo Kyung-min led the way with two hits apiece, while Yang Ji and Yang Seok-hwan came through like veterans at key moments. I would also like to praise our catcher Kim Ki-yeon, who kept the lead steadily in synchronization with Young-gun Kim Yoo-sung.”

“I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the fans who accompanied us to Daejeon in the chilly weather and cheered us on,” Lee said.

Doosan will start sidearm pitcher Park Jung-soo against Hanwha on Sunday. Raul Alcantara was originally slated to take the mound, 메이저 토토사이트 but he was removed from the roster with elbow soreness and will have a bullpen day. Left-hander Ricardo Sanchez will start for Hanwha, which has lost six straight games.

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