SSG Landers rookie right-handed pitcher Song Young-jin (18), who appeared like a comet and filled a hole in the starting rotation, was eliminated from the first team entry.
1 step back for 2 steps forward.
SSG coach Kim Won-hyung said, “I removed Song Young-jin from the entry to use it as a starter 10 days later,” ahead of the visiting game with the 2023 professional baseball LG Twins held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 27th. prepare,” he said.
Director Kim added, “Song Young-jin is directly managed here,” adding, “It is a measure to give him enough rest as he is a rookie.”
For SSG, the starting spot was vacated as foreign left-handed pitcher Eni Romero, who was recruited in anticipation of the first starter, could not even make his debut due to shoulder pain.
Coach Kim gave 18-year-old young pitcher Song Young-jin the starting point against the NC Dinos on the 14th after much consideration.
Song Young-jin was shaken with 2 earned runs in 3 innings against kt on the 20th, but he did his part again on the 26th against LG with 5 hits, 3 walks and 2 earned runs in 6 innings.
After proving his skills in three starts, coach Kim decided to give Song Young-jin time to recover in order to expand his use.
Coincidentally, Park Jong-hoon, a sidearm selection resource who was recently excluded from the entry due to the difficulty of hunting for the first ball, is expected to recover and return on the 30th.
Manager Kim said, “When Song Young-jin returns, we plan to reduce the load on starting pitchers by taking out another starting resource at that time.”
Currently, SSG’s starting rotation consists of Kwang-Hyun Kim, Kirk McCarty, Won-Seok Oh, and Seung-Won Moon. When Song Young-jin returns, Moon Seung-won is expected to take a 10-day break from the entry.
On this day, director Kim spared no praise for Song Young-jin.
Coach Kim said,안전놀이터 “Song Young-jin was born in 2004 and is younger than my son.”
In addition, “Song Young-jin has not neglected training since spring camp,” he added, “as a player, he has the right attitude.”