NC’s spring camp performance is clearly visible. In the two rounds of Cheongbaek, which were held to check the players’ condition and skills, both pitching showed good results, raising expectations for the 2023 season. In particular, NC head coach Kang In-kwon expressed satisfaction with the confident play of the young players.
On the 28th (hereafter Korean time), NC held the second Cheongbaekjeon held at Annex Field in Reed Park, Tucson, Arizona, USA. The result was a 1-0 victory for the white team over the blue team. On this day, the Cheongbaekjeon was a game to check the pitchers’ physical condition and condition.
The Blue Team is Chun Jae-Hwan (Right Fielder), Park Se-Hyeok (DH), Son Ah-Seop (Left Fielder), Jason Martin (Center Fielder), Oh Yeong-Soo (1st Baseman), Kim Soo-Yoon (2nd Baseman), Park Dae-On (Catcher), Choi Bo-Sung (3rd Baseman), Oh Tae-Taeyang (Shortstop) formed the lineup. The starting pitcher is Shin Min-hyeok.
The White Team is Do Tae-hoon (shortstop) – Seo Ho-cheol (3rd baseman) – Park Min-woo (2nd baseman) – Yoon Hyung-joon (1st baseman) – Kim Seong-wook (center fielder) – Oh Jang-han (right fielder) – Kwon Jung-woong (catcher) – Choi Seung-min (left fielder) – Kim Joo-won (designated hitter) )-Ahn Joong-yeol (designated hitter), and the starting pitcher is Taylor Widener.
Widener, a new foreign pitcher who came out as a starter for the back team, recorded 2 innings, 1 hit, 2 strikeouts and no runs. He threw 34 total pitches and his best velocity was 150 km. After that, Song Myeong-ki (1 inning), Lim Jeong-ho (1 inning), and Han Jae-seung (1 inning) climbed the mound in turn and finished the game without a run.
Starter Widener said after the game, “I played well overall. It was the first time I stood on the mound in sync with my teammates, but today I focused on pitching, and although there was a crisis in the beginning, I am satisfied with no RBIs. It seems that the batters on the team as a whole have a good opinion of the pioneer.” “Every time I get on the mound, I gain confidence that I can do better, and the things I have prepared so far are coming out well. He will continue to prepare well so that he can make a quality start (6 innings or more and 3 runs or less) during the season.”
In the back team at-bat, Do Tae-hoon led the team with two hits and multi-hits, and Seo Ho-cheol made the winning run to lead the team to victory. The match was decided in the first inning. At the end of the first inning, Do Tae-hoon, the lead batsman of the White team, opened the door with a double, and Seo Ho-cheol hit a timely triple with an RBI that landed to the left of the left fielder. Seo Ho-cheol’s timely hit became the final blow. 온라인바카라
After the game, Do Tae-hoon said, “Today, I focused on the direction of hitting evenly rather than hitting hits. In particular, the things I practiced through the daily routine definitely helped me a lot,” he said. “I was weak against breaking balls when hitting, but as I practiced in-out swings, I became able to tolerate manned balls well, and it seems that the direction of the batted ball came out evenly.” I saw. “During the camp, my overall condition improved and my confidence increased. He will prepare well and show good performances until the exhibition game and the season.”
On the other hand, in NC’s first Cheongbaek game, Myeong-gi Song, the main player in NC’s first Korean Series championship in 2020, blocked one inning with eight pitches, signaling a revival. The maximum speed of his fastball reached 145 km. NC’s camp performance began to emerge little by little. On March 1st, NC will have its first practice game against KT at the Veteran’s Memorial Stadium in Keno Sports Complex, Arizona, USA.