SSG Landers new foreign pitcher Kirk McCarty has finished preparations for his KBO League regular season debut. His three exhibition appearances have built up some of his confidence.
SSG won 5-1 in an exhibition game against the LG Twins held at Jamsil Stadium on the 27th. Foreign pitcher Kirk McCarty, who started, gave up 7 hits, but overcame the crisis well and laid the foundation for victory.
After the game, McCarty said, “As the opening was just around the corner, I tried to throw and run the game with the mindset of the regular season. Still, he thinks that his attitude to enjoy the game led to good pitching,” he said.
McCarty gave up 7 hits, 5 strikeouts, 1 walk and 1 run over 5 innings. Coach Won-hyung Kim praised him, saying, “McCarty did a final check before the season, and he threw 5 innings well with the appropriate number of pitches.”
Although it is an exhibition game, McCarty took the mound for the first time at the KBO League baseball field against the Samsung Lions on the 14th. At the time, he pitched a scoreless run in three innings, giving up two hits and three strikeouts.토토사이트 In Daejeon on the 20th, his second appearance, he scored 3 runs in 4 innings against the Hanwha Eagles, but showed his ability to overcome the crisis against LG that day.
McCarty said, “With today’s pitching, I was able to see the parts that needed improvement in terms of the type of pitch suitable for the situation and how to deal with batters.” “He looked back at his pitching that day.
He continued, “I will take good care of my body and mind until the end of the season. Also, I think it will be a good season if I analyze Korean batters more and study Korean baseball culture.”