Kiwoom Heroes Jang Jae-young is crushing the Futures League. However, control seems to still be an issue. He even got a headshot.
Jang Jae-young started the match against the Samsung Lions in the Futures League held at the National Baseball Training Center in Goyang on the 12th and came down the mound after recording 99 pitches, 2 hits, 8 walks, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts and 2 runs.
With this, the streak of zero ERA was broken. And the number of walks allowed is increasing. After recording 2 walks against SSG on April 27, he gave up 5 walks against Samsung on the 3rd. And on this day, his walks gave out 8, leaving a feeling of regret. He gave up 15 walks in 17⅓ innings.
Jang Jae-young was shaken by giving up two walks from the first inning. But he didn’t concede. He gave up a walk to lead hitter Yoon Jung-bin, but turned Cho Min-seong into a double hit for shortstop. He created a situation with no runners on two runs, but allowed Yang Woo-hyun to walk again. However, he caught Gong Min-gyu on a first baseman 스포츠토토ground ball to finish the first inning.
In the second inning, lead batter Oh Hyun-seok was caught with a grounder by second baseman. After giving up a walk to Ryu Seung-min after one out, he committed a wild fight and became a crisis with one out and second base. Kim Min-ho also gave up an infield hit to shortstop, and it became a crisis with 1 out and 1st and 2nd base. However, he overcame the crisis by treating Jung Jin-soo as a left fielder’s floating ball and Park Jang-min as a third baseman’s ground ball.
In the third inning, he gave up a walk to lead batter Yoon Jeong-bin, but struck out Jo Min-seong and Yang Woo-hyeon in a row. He stopped Yoon Jung-bin from attempting to steal second base and finished the inning with 3 batters.
In the 4th inning, lead hitter Gong Min-kyu was treated as a floating ball by second baseman, and Oh Hyun-seok hit a double in the middle left. There was a risk of conceding 1 out and 2nd base, but Ryu Seung-min was eliminated by center fielder Floating Ball and Kim Min-ho was struck out to clear up the innings.
In the 5th inning, walks exploded again. He gave up a walk to lead hitter Jeong Jin-soo and then a wild throw to second base. Park Jang-min hit left fielder and Yoon Jung-bin struck out to become 2nd and 2nd base. However, Jo Min-seong and Yang Woo-hyun gave consecutive walks, causing a crisis with two outs loaded. However, after a full count match against Gong Min-gyu, he struck out and finished up to the 5th inning.
In the 6th inning, lead hitter Oh Hyun-seok was grounded by first baseman and Ryu Seung-min walked. And he sent it to Kim Min-ho with a ball that fit his body. The ball went to the head and a headshot ejection was issued. Jang Jae-young came down the mound without finishing the 6th inning.
Afterwards, Kim Dong-wook, who climbed the mound, called the runner in charge of Jang Jae-young home, receiving a right-handed hit from the first batter, Jin-soo Jeong. Afterwards, he struck out Park Jang-min and made 2 out 1st and 3 base, but he gave up a walk to Yoon Jeong-bin, causing a 2 out bases loaded crisis, and allowed a push walk to Jo Min-seong, increasing Jang Jae-young’s run to 2 points. Jang Jae-young’s run was over, but Kim Dong-wook allowed Yang Woo-hyeon to score two RBIs and timely hits in the continued 2nd run. Kiwoom took a 3-0 lead before turning it around 3-4.