A Japanese data analysis company mentioned the weakness of the Korean national team in the World Baseball Classic (WBC).
Japan’s ‘Data Stadium’ argued in a recent WBC championship candidate analysis report that “Korean batters are weak against left-handed pitchers who throw fastballs.” 먹튀검증
The company cited Mel Rojas Jr., who transferred to the Hanshin Tigers after working for KT Wiz from 2017 to 2020, as an example.
Data Stadium said, “Lohas recorded a batting average of 0.379 against left-handed pitchers in 2020, who received the KBO League Best Player (MVP), but in Japanese professional baseball in 2021, this record was 0.148, which was very difficult for left-handed pitchers.”
He also mentioned Korea’s leading hitter Lee Jeong-hoo (Kiwoom Heroes).
The company said, “Lee Jeong-hoo, who has a batting average of 0.300 against lefties in the KBO league over the past five seasons, also went 0-for-12 in the Tokyo Olympics held in 2021.” There is,” he claimed.
However, he did not hide his wariness toward Korean pitchers.
Data Stadium said, “Korea’s pitching staff is centered on Kwang-Hyun Kim (SSG Landers) and Hyeon-Jong Yang (KIA Tigers), and there are young pitchers such as Eui-Ri Lee (KIA Tigers), a rookie in 2021, and So-Jun Sohn (KT), who won 13 wins last year. ” he introduced.
“Koh Woo-seok (LG Twins), who became a losing pitcher in the game against Japan at the Tokyo Olympics, will come out even stronger,” he added.
In addition, he warned that “Korea’s top coach Lee Kang-cheol is a person with a reputation for using skilled pitchers.”
Meanwhile, Korea and Japan, which belong to Group B in the first round of the WBC, will face off on the 10th of next month at the Tokyo Dome in Japan.