The Korean women’s baseball team suffered two losses in a row in the preliminary round for the Women’s Baseball World Cup, and a ‘red light’ was turned on to advance to the finals next year.
The national team, led by head coach Yang Sang-moon, lost to the U.S., 0-14, by a cold game in the 5th inning in the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) 2024 Women’s Baseball World Cup Group A preliminary round held at Port Arthur Stadium in Thunder Bay, Canada on the 10th (Korean time). .
Following Hong Kong (8-9 loss to Korea) the previous day, Korea lost to the United States, making it difficult for Korea to advance to the women’s baseball World Cup finals next year with two consecutive losses.꽁머니사이트
The national team lost a lot from the start of the game. In the top of the first inning, team starter Sayuri Ono was hit by a triple by Ashton Rensdel, then allowed a timely hit to Alex Hugo to take the lead. He conceded an additional run due to a pitcher’s error, and even hit the ball, allowing 5 runs in the first inning alone.
The national team gave up one run each in the 2nd and 3rd innings, and played relatively well. In the second inning, Sayuri went down the mound after being hit by Hugo with a double, and Kim Na-yeon, who made a relief mound, sent her to third base with a wild throw. Kim Na-yeon, who gave up one run on a sacrifice fly, allowed a home run in the third inning. The national team, which had been drawn 0-7, contributed 7 points in the 4th and 5th innings, eventually collapsing into a called game.
The national team is scheduled to play the 3rd match against strong Australia at 0:30 on the 11th at the same place.
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