Alcantara “Doosan will definitely leap forward”

Doosan Bears ace Raul Alcantara (31) showed off his true ace.

Alcantara made a start in the away game against Kiwoom Heroes in the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank Sol KBO League’ held at Gocheok Sky Dome on the 25th, showing a good pitch with 5 hits (1 home run), 1 walk, 3 strikeouts and 1 run in 6⅔ innings.

Alcantara, who had not won 2 games in a row recently, harvested the 8th win (3 losses) of the season. He recently continued his streak of 3 consecutive wins, 7 consecutive wins against Kiwoom, and 4 away wins in a row. The season ERA fell slightly from 1.94 to 1.90.

On this day, Alcantara completely blocked Kiwoom’s other line with a fastball of up to 155 km, a forkball, a slider, and a curveball.먹튀검증

Doosan won by a whopping 17-2 thanks to Alcanta’s strong pitching. Doosan (32 wins, 1 draw, 34 losses) pushed Kiwoom (33 wins, 2 draws, 37 losses) to 6th place and rose to 5th again.

After one out in the bottom of the first inning with a 2-0 lead, Alcantara was hit with a double by Kim Hye-seong and fell into crisis. However, he breathed a sigh of relief as Lee Jung-hoo was grounded in front of the first baseman and Lee Hyeong-jong was struck out.

Alcantara was hit by a double by Lim Byung-wook, the leading hitter, and shook again in the second inning. After Alcantara caught the follow-up batter Kim Dong-heon with a ground ball to second base, Lim Byeong-wook, who failed to judge the batted ball properly, failed to return to second base and was out. When there were no runners on the ground, Alcantara treated Kim Jun-wan as a pitcher grounder.

The hot fight continued.

After one out in the third inning, Alcantara, who was hit by Song Seong-moon, caught follow-up hitter Kim Hui-jip with a double hit by shortstop and continued the scoreless march.

Alkanra also recorded the first three-way offense on the day in the 4th episode.

However, the biggest crisis came in the 5th inning, leading 4-0. He allowed a walk to lead batter Lee Won-seok and a left-handed hit to Song Seong-moon. The Doosan bench came on the mound and instilled confidence in Alcantara so that he could throw calmly.

He immediately treated Joo-hyung Kim with a double stroke leading to a 5-4-3, and then struck out Byeong-wook Lim on a swing to keep the lead.

Alcantara, who treated the 6th inning as a tripartite offense, hit a solo home run by Lee Hyeong-jong after one out in the 7th inning. Alcantara went down the mound after 2 outs in the 7th inning. Immediately, the second pitcher, Park Shin-ji, allowed Song Seong-moon a solo shot.

Park Shin-ji did not concede after that. He finished the game with 2⅓ innings pitched, one hit and one run.

Alcantara said, “It was unfortunate that the team couldn’t win in the previous two games. I’m more happy with the team victory today than my personal record.”

He said that he is showing good form this season thanks to the club’s thorough management.

He said, “The training part manages it really hard. I think preparing hard according to the exercise method that suits my body has led to good results so far. Coaches Myung-cheol Kwon and Jeong-bae Park also diligently share their know-how. Thank you to everyone. Here In addition, it seems to have developed a little more by incorporating the experience in Japan into Korean baseball.”

Alcantara said, “This week’s losing streak was long, but our team’s pitchers and fielders all worked hard to produce results somehow. I apologize to the fans for not living up to expectations. If you send your faith like now, the Doosan Bears will definitely leap forward.” showed confidence.

On his son’s birthday, he also expressed his regret for not winning.

Alcantara laughed, saying, “Personally, the day of the last NC game (Changwon on the 14th) was my second son Roman’s birthday. I wanted to give my son a gift of victory, but it didn’t lead to a result. Although it’s late, I congratulate my beloved son’s birthday once more.” .

Meanwhile, Doosan coach Lee Seung-yeop applauded, saying, “Alcantara pitched perfectly even though it was his second appearance this week. He looked like an ace.”

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