As if to wash away the humiliation of losing Yeongbong, he took out his anger against Thailand.
The national team scored 11 hits and 17 points to beat Thailand and advance to the super round.
The baseball team led by coach Ryu Joong-il won 17-0 against Thailand in the final match of Group B of the ‘2022 Hangzhou Asian Games’ held at the auxiliary baseball stadium of Shaoxing Baseball-Softball Center in Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China, on the 3rd.
Choi Ji-hoon, Yoon Dong-hee, and Kim Joo-won contributed to the victory with 4 RBIs, 3 RBIs, and 1 RBI, respectively, including a home run.
Na Kyun-an did a good job blocking the opponent’s batting line, allowing 4 hits, 4 walks, 9 strikeouts, and no runs in 4 innings.
The national team played sweet potato baseball a day ago and did not win. He got 6 hits and 1 walk, but was blocked by 8 bases and could not score. The six hits produced by the batting line were concentrated on specific players, such as Dong-hee Yoon (3) and Ji-hoon Choi (2). Overall, the batting line was lethargic.
In the end, Coach Ryu started to change the lineup ahead of the match against Thailand.
Kang Baek-ho, who had been silent in the previous two games against Hong Kong and Taiwan with a total of 8 at-bats and no hits, was demoted to number 6.
In addition, they attempted to break the stagnation of the batting lineup by including Kim Joo-won as the infield commander and Kim Dong-heon as the home manager in the first starting list.
The national team consists of Kim Hye-seong (second baseman), Choi Ji-hoon (center fielder), Yoon Dong-hee (right fielder), Noh Si-hwan (third baseman), Moon Bo-kyung (first baseman), Kang Baek-ho (designated hitter), Kim Joo-won (shortstop), Kim Dong-heon (catcher), and Kim Seong-yoon (left fielder). , the starting roster consisted of starting pitcher Na Kyun-an. 토토사이트
Thailand’s opponent is Kittapong Thonglor (center fielder), Yuthai Lyoto (left fielder), Sakai Prachai (right fielder), Pakorn Chai Kaew (first baseman), Jongsathon Nittuton (shortstop), Sirapup Nadi (designated hitter), and Sitti Chok. Aunmuang (third baseman), Yotsapol Atti (catcher), Yotsaphan Sae Wa (second baseman), and starting pitcher Pungut Utikorn came out.
The national team got off to a fresh start in the 1st inning.
Na Kyun-an, who took the mound as a starter, cleaned up the top of the first inning.
Kittapong and Yutai both struck out, and even Sakai ended the inning with a fly ball to shortstop.
The batting line also showed strength. Leadoff hitter Kim Hye-seong opened the game with a triple into right-center field.
Afterwards, Choi Ji-hoon’s ground ball to second base came out, and Kim Hye-seong stepped on home plate in the gap to score the first run, 1-0.
Afterwards, Yoon Dong-hee’s walk and Noh Si-hwan’s double hit led to a chance for runners on first and third base with one out, and Moon Bo-kyung’s grounder to shortstop led to third base runner Dong-hee Yoon scoring to take the lead to 2-0.
“I can’t see it, I can’t see it”
The national team faced its first crisis in the top of the 2nd inning. Na Kyun-an was hit by a heavy hit from the opponent’s fourth hitter, leadoff hitter Pakon, sending out a runner on base. He then struck out Jong Saton, but then allowed another hit to Siraphuuk.
Na Kyun-an guided a high fly ball toward left fielder Kim Seong-yoon, but Kim Seong-yoon was captured on the broadcast screen shouting “I can’t see it, I can’t see it” as if he couldn’t see the batted ball, and he dropped the batted ball in front, creating 1 out and 1st and 2nd bases.
It was clearly a crisis, but Na Kyun-an did not waver.
He struck out both follow-up batters Sittichok and Yotsapol and did not allow any runs.
At the end of the second inning, the national team held a home run party and widened the score gap.
With Kim Dong-heon’s walk and Kim Hye-seong’s lead hit resulting in two outs and runners on first and third base, Ji-hoon Choi hit a 110m three-run home run over the right field wall to make it 5-0.
Afterwards, Yoon Dong-hee, who came to bat, also continued his momentum.
He hit a 110m solo shot that went over the left wall and ran away with a 6-0 lead.
Kim Joo-won showed off his presence from his first start in this tournament.
Kim Joo-won hit his team’s third home run and his first home run in this tournament. With one out in the bottom of the third inning, where the team was ahead 6-0, he hit a solo shot over right-center to make it 7-0.
Thailand changed pitchers after Kim Joo-won’s home run. Pung Ut, who was the starter, was replaced and Anuchat Chanto was brought in.
The national team ended the bottom of the third inning without being able to attack relief pitcher Anuchat.
After two outs in the top of the third inning, the national team received consecutive hits from Yutai and Sakai.
With 2 outs and runners on 1st and 2nd base, Na Kyun-an continued the scoreless run by eliminating 4th batter Bacon, who had hit him in his last at-bat.
the national team attacked the Thai mound in the bottom of the fourth inning.
In particular, Dong-Hee Yoon, who was on the last train for the national team as a substitute, performed outstandingly.
Kang Baek-ho also reported his first hit of the tournament in 11 at-bats.
With leadoff hitters Kim Hye-seong and Choi Ji-hoon’s two four-out balls and first and second bases unoccupied by the opponent’s feature balk, Yoon Dong-hee hit a two-run double to make it 9-0.
Afterwards, Noh Si-hwan’s walk gave the team a chance to score on first and second base with no outs, and Moon Bo-kyung hit a one-run double and succeeded in scoring double digits, making it 10-0.
The national team did not stop and pushed Thailand.
With no outs on second and third base, Kang Baek-ho hit his first hit of the tournament with two RBIs and a timely hit to make it 12-0.
There were also mistakes made by the opponent. Kim Joo-won’s batted ball at first base with no outs was caught by second baseman Yotsaphan with a sliding catch, but shortstop Jjong Saton was unable to catch it properly, leaving the team on first and second base with no outs.
The opponent’s defense continued to be unstable, and the national team did not miss the opportunity and moved further away.
Kim Dong-heon’s batted ball was caught by third baseman Sittichok, and in the meantime, third base runner Kang Baek-ho hit home to make it 13-0.
Afterwards, when pinch hitter Park Seong-han grounded out to shortstop, the runner on third base hit home to make it 14-0, and pinch hitter Kim Ji-chan also hit a timely hit with one RBI to make it 15-0.
The rule for cold games in international competitions is 15 points in the 5th or 6th inning.
The national team met this requirement and was able to win by blocking the game cleanly in the top of the 5th inning.
However, Noh Si-hwan pulled the reins even further and hit a 2-RBI double to secure a 17-0 victory.
Afterwards, Kim Young-gyu was appointed as a relief pitcher in the top of the 5th inning, and he cleanly blocked one inning, confirming the victory.