Professional baseball SSG Kim Gwang-hyun and KIA Yang Hyeon-jong 1988 He is a left-handed pitcher who was born the same age. Side by side, they debuted on the professional stage in 2007 and became veterans in their mid-30s. there is. Both players wear the Taegeuk mark and have been responsible for the national team mound for a long time.
In the 2023 KBO League between SSG and KIA held at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 6th, the starting match between Kim Gwang-hyun and Yang Hyeon-jong, the so-called ‘Gwang Hyeon-jong match’, was held for the 8th time in total. The Gwang Hyeon-jong match this time was a confrontation made by Rain. Initially, SSG set the starting order with Park Jong-hoon, Lee Kun-wook, and Kim Gwang-hyun for three consecutive matches this week, and KIA planned to make Yoon Young-cheol-Yang Hyeon-jong-alternate selection. However, the game on the 4th was canceled due to rain, so SSG reorganized the starting rotation with Park Jong-hoon on the 5th, Kim Gwang-hyun on the 6th, KIA Yoon Young-cheol on the 5th, and Yang Hyeon-jong on the 6th. Hyeon-Jong Yang with 163 wins and Gwang-Hyun Kim with 154 wins) made another ‘big bang’ between the ‘great pitchers’.
The matchup between the two before the confrontation on this day was also concluded on May 9th. On September 26, 2015, in the ‘Gwanghyeonjong Match’, which was concluded in about 8 years after the Gwangju game, Hyeonjong Yang showed a perfect pitch with 6 hits, 10 strikeouts, and no runs in 8 innings, and Kim Gwang-hyun, who only allowed 6 hits and 3 runs in 6 innings, became a losing pitcher and won. took care of In the seven confrontations before this day, including the results of the confrontation on May 9, Yang Hyeon-jong was one step ahead of Kim Gwang-hyun, who had 2 wins and 4 losses, with 3 wins and 2 losses.
A return match that was concluded after 58 days. It was Yang Hyeon-jong who laughed this time as well.
The start was good for Kim Gwang-hyun. Although he allowed a walk to Kim Do-young in the first inning, he thwarted a stolen base attempt and finished scoreless with only three batters. On the other hand, Yang Hyeon-jong gave three consecutive hits to SSG’s cleanup trio Kim Kang-min, Heredia, and Park Seong-han and gave them the first point.
However, the KIA lineup, which was hot by scoring 17 points against the SSG mound the previous day, swallowed even Kim Gwang-hyun. Choi Hyeong-woo, who started as the lead batter in the second inning, did not miss Kim Gwang-hyeon’s change-up slightly driven to the center and fired a 120m equal run. It was the 10th of the season and Choi Hyung-woo’s 16th consecutive season with a double-digit home run. The double-digit home run for 16 consecutive seasons is the second all-time record after Choi Jeong.
After two outs, Lee Chang-jin picked out a walk and succeeded in stealing second base, and catcher Kim Tae-gun, who joined the team through a trade with Samsung on the 5th, overturned the game with a timely double that landed on the right field. Kim Tae-gun, who hired Ryu Ji-hyeok, the main infielder, to strengthen catcher, showed off his presence in the air defense as soon as he wore the KIA uniform.
In the 4th inning, the KIA line-up threw a KO punch at Kim Gwang-hyun. This time, Kim Tae-goon’s ‘clutch instinct’ shined. Kim Tae-goon, who entered the second at-bat with one out and bases full, hit Kim Gwang-hyeon’s first pitch and struck a timely left-handed hit. In the following chance with a run and bases loaded, KIA increased the score to 6-1 with Kim Kyu-sung’s two RBIs and Park Chan-ho’s sacrifice fly, consolidating the victory.
When Kim Gwang-hyun went to the mound again in the 5th inning, Choi Hyung-woo, who drew an arch in the previous at-bat, received another declaration of surrender. Choi Hyung-woo, who started as the lead batter, threw his bat back when Kim Gwang-hyeon’s 108km/h slow curve was driven to the center, and it went over the right wall again. On this day, Kim Gwang-hyun’s fastball reached 151 km/h, but it was not enough to block the Tiger Army’s hot bat. He suffered his second loss (5 wins) of the season with 4.1 innings, 8 hits, 4 balls, 3 runs and 7 runs (7 earned), and his earned run average for the season rose vertically from 3.31 to 4.00.
Yang Hyeon-jong, who had a lighter shoulder amid strong support from the other lineup, easily blocked the SSG lineup, which was excluded from the lineup due to a left pubic muscle injury in which Choi Jeong, the first in home run (19), was injured. However, it was clear that he could not digest many innings with 107 pitches until the 5th inning. Yang Hyeon-jong, who had a good fight with 5 hits and 1 run in 5 innings, led KIA to a 7-6 victory and won his 5th win (4th loss) of the season, and increased his career multiplier to ‘164’.안전놀이터추천
SSG scored 5 points only in the 8th inning and caught up to one point, but the last point was not enough. KIA, which recorded 32 wins, 1 draw and 38 losses with the victory that day, moved up one notch to 8th place, beating Hanwha (32 wins, 4 draws, 39 losses), who lost 3-4 to Lotte in Daejeon, by 0.5 games.
In Jamsil, the leader LG beat KT 8-7 and took a 2.5 game gap with second place SSG, establishing a solo system. Doosan beat Samsung 5-1 in Pohang and swept all three matches during the week, winning five consecutive victories. At Gocheok Dome, NC defeated Kiwoom 5-4 after 10 overtime matches and escaped from a 5-game losing streak.