‘Super catch → fence crash → rib bruise’ Pirella returns to the lineup against LG

Samsung foreign hitter Pirella recovers from minor injuries and returns to the starting lineup. 

Samsung will face LG at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 7th. Samsung coach Park Jin-man said in an interview with reporters before the game, “Pirella is starting today. The player’s will to play is very strong.” 

Samsung started the starting lineup on this day with Kim Ji-chan (2nd baseman) Koo Ja-wook (right fielder) Pirella (left fielder) Lee Won-seok (designated hitter) Oh Jae-il (1st baseman) Kim Tae-gun (catcher) Kang Han-ul (3rd baseman) Lee Seong-gyu (center fielder) Lee Jae-hyun (shortstop). go out 

Pirella hit a fence during defense against Hanwha in Daegu on the 4th and was taken to the hospital. In the top of the 9th inning with a 7-6 lead, he caught Moon Hyun-bin’s hit ball with 2 outs 1st and 2nd base and collided with a surfence and collapsed.

He was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for a checkup, and fortunately it turned out to be a simple bruise. He was diagnosed with rib contusion without fracture as a result of his right chest X-ray and CT scan at the time. 

On the 5th and 6th, he checked his physical condition without participating in the game against Hanwha, and returned to the starting lineup against LG on the 7th. 

Samsung’s starting pitcher is Yang Chang-seop. For the catcher, backup Kim Tae-gun replaces Kang Min-ho.

Regarding LG’s running baseball 안전놀이터, coach Park said, “First of all, you must not let a player go on base. You must not walk a fast player. LG plays a lot of strategic baseball at the beginning of the season because the command tower has changed, and we are preparing to respond by analyzing the opponent’s power.” “Today, Kim Tae-goon’s selection has many meanings,” he said. 

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