LG Kelly showed good condition and pitch in the first appearance of the demonstration game.
Kelly pitched as a starting pitcher in an exhibition game against Lotte held at Sajik Stadium in Busan on the 18th. He threw 62 pitches in 4 innings and became the winning pitcher with 4 hits, 4 walks, 1 strikeout and 1 run.
On this day, he showed the highest speed of 145km fastball (19), and evenly used curve (16), slider (12) and changeup (14) as a breaking ball. After the game, coach Yeom Gyeong-yeop praised, “Kelly threw various breaking balls and played a good game with a well-prepared appearance.”
In the first inning, Kelly led lead hitter Kim Min-seok to hit a grounder on the first base side, but he reached base with an infield hit that bounced off the first base. In the first base, An Chi-hong was treated as a shortstop grounder double hit, resulting in 2 outs. Rex got a fly ball out to second baseman.
In the second inning, Han Dong-hee hit left-center and Ko Seung-min hit right-handed, so they were safely driven to 1st and 2nd base. He induced Jeon Jun-woo with a grounder at third base and attempted a double play leading from second base to first base, but it was safe at first base. Noh Jin-hyeok was outcounted with a grounder from second base, allowing the third base runner to score. Lee Jung-hoon struck out.
After one out in the 3rd inning, Kim Min-seok got a right-handed hit, but the second baseman’s fly ball and the second baseman’s ground ball finished the inning. In the 4th inning, Han Dong-hee was treated as a floating ball out of center fielder. Ko Seung-min ended the inning with a tripartite exit with a shortstop fly ball out and Jeon Jun-woo a shortstop ground ball.
After the game, Kelly said, “Above all, I am happy to show what I prepared for during the spring camp, and it was good to play a good game. I was able to win thanks to the good performances of the fielders in offense and defense.스포츠토토 Although it is an exhibition game, winning is always good.” said.
“Today, I decided to throw 4 innings and went up. I am satisfied with 4 innings, and other than that, rather than being particularly satisfied, I believe that it will continue to improve because it is still in the preparation process. I tried to score the least number of runs. I think this part became a good practice for the regular league as well.”
Regarding battery breathing with Park Dong-won, Kelly said, “It’s the first time I’ve played an official game with Park Dong-won, but I’m making a good chemistry and relationship between pitcher and catcher through practice games. There’s no problem with breathing.”