“I’ll focus on Hangzhou AG gold over LG regular season title” 105-hold sidearm’s golden will

September 29, 2023 | by

“Every day, I think of fighting as waiting”.

Former Hold King Jung Woo-young (LG) has vowed to be the any-call on the mound for Team Korea at the Hangzhou Asian Games.

Since turning pro in 2019, Jung has been one of the best set-up men in the KBO, amassing 109 holds in his first-team career. Since 2020, he has surpassed the 20-hold mark for three consecutive years and topped the category last year with 35.

“I’m looking forward to it,” Jung told reporters at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in China on Aug. 28. I can’t wait for the tournament to start,” he said.

“The first team was good, but this time it’s a different atmosphere with players my age,” he said, referring to his second tournament after the World Baseball Classic (WBC) in March. Honestly, I think it’s more fun,” he said.

Jung has won 11 holds this season, but his 4.74 ERA shows that he is a bit shaky. “I’m not thinking about what I did in the league this season, I’m just thinking about how I need to throw good pitches here,” he said.

Jung said he is ready to take the mound at any time to help the Hangzhou Asian Games baseball team reach the top. “I think I’m ready to pitch every day,” he said. I think I will have an advantage if I throw the good pitches that I have always thrown,” he said.

Chung’s club, LG, is in sole possession of first place and is six magic numbers away from its first regular season title in 29 years. While he won’t be able to experience the joy of a direct trip to the Korean Series with his teammates, he has made it a priority to help the Korean National Baseball Team win 토토사이트.

“I’ve been watching LG games since I joined the national team, but I’m only thinking about the national team. Winning the gold medal is more important right now, so I will focus on the Asian Games.”

Meanwhile, the Hangzhou Asian Games baseball team, led by head coach Liu Zhong-il, will hold an official training session at the auxiliary field next to the Shaoxing Baseball Stadium on Sept. 29 before taking on Hong Kong for the first time on Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Shaoxing Baseball Stadium in Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province, China.

The team plans to be at full strength for the game against Chinese Taipei on March 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Shaoxing Baseball Stadium. “Kwak Bin or Moon Dong-ju will start against Chinese Taipei,” said head coach Liu Zhong-il, calling the Chinese Taipei a tough opponent to overcome.


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