‘Injury of a foreign ace from a multi-win king → first starter sortie of the season’ 1st designated right-hander, will he turn a crisis into an opportunity? 

An unexpected situation occurred at the Samsung Mound. David Buchanan, a foreign ace who was the king of many wins, could not climb the mound due to back pain in his right hand. 

Head coach Park Jin-man said, “It’s Buchanan’s turn to start tomorrow, but it’s impossible to start because of pain in the back of his hand,” ahead of the Daegu NC game on the 7th. ” he regretted. 

Buchanan, who first stepped on Korean soil in 2020, appeared in 83 games over three years and recorded 42 wins and 20 losses with an ERA of 3.20. In the first year of his debut, he tied the record for the most wins by a foreign pitcher in the club’s history with 15 wins and 7 losses. The following year, he tied for first place in the most wins division with Eric Yokishi of Kiwoom with 16 wins and 5 losses. 

Last year, he was out of power for about a month due to an injury, but continued his double-digit victory streak for three consecutive years with 11 wins and 8 losses. He is showing his ace instinct with 4 wins and 3 losses with a 3.46 earned run average in 11 games this season. 

Instead of Buchanan, fourth-year pitcher Hwang Dong-jae got a chance to start against NC on the 8th. After graduating from Gyeongbuk High School, Hwang Dong-jae, who started his professional career after receiving the first nomination from Samsung in 2020, is recording 1 win and 3 losses in 17 first-team games. His earned run average was 7.06.

During the camp in Okinawa, Japan, he felt pain in his right elbow and returned home early to protect the players. He climbed the mound five times and experienced both wins and losses. His ERA was 3.43. 

On the 23rd of last month, Hwang Dong-jae achieved the first quality start of the season (6 hits, 1 walk, 6 strikeouts, 2 runs) against NC on the 23rd of last month, and in the last appearance against KIA on the 30th of last month, 6 innings, 7 hits, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts and 5 runs (4 earned). reported the first win of the season. 토토사이트

Hwang Dong-jae has good memories against NC. This is because he reported his first win in his debut against Daegu NC on May 5 last year with 5 hits, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts and 1 run in 6⅔ innings. Samsung has turned on a red light in the starting lineup due to the unexpected injury of a foreign ace who was a multi-winner. Will Hwang Dong-jae turn a crisis into an opportunity?

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