First 2-inning save in 353 games, 5-out save at the end of ‘156 km’ rest for a day 2-inning save, responding to Yeom Gal-ryang’s super strong game play

LG closer Go Woo-seok recorded a ‘2-inning save’ for the first time in 7 years since his professional debut. It was an unfamiliar experience in the 353rd game of his personal career.바카라

In the KIA game held at Gwangju-KIA Champions Field on the 19th, Go Woo-seok took the mound in the 8th inning with a 4-3 lead and recorded a save with 1 hit, 2 walks, 1 strikeout, and no runs in 2 innings.

Choi Dong-hwan took the mound for LG in the 8th inning, ahead 4-1. Following starter Lee Ji-gang (5 scoreless innings), Kim Jin-seong (1 inning, 1 run) and Baek Seung-hyun (1 inning, no runs) pitched. Choi Dong-hwan was in charge of the 8th episode, which led to the closer Go Woo-seok.

Choi Dong-hwan, who has not had any holds this season, allowed a hit to Choi Won-jun, a double to right-center field to Kim Do-young, and two RBIs to Na Seong-beom. The score was 3-4 by one point. Manager Yeom Kyeong-yeop immediately sent Go Woo-seok to the mound from first base with no outs.

Go Woo-seok faced Choi Hyeong-woo, and the third pitch curve turned into a wild pitch, leaving him on second base with no outs. He struck out Choi Hyeong-woo by swinging and missing with a curveball. Kim Seon-bin was sent out with a fly ball to right field, Socrates was intentionally thrown out on 4th base with 2 outs and runners on 3rd base, and Byun Woo-hyuk was treated with a grounder to 2nd base.

Go Woo-seok was hit with a walk and a hit after one out in the 9th inning, putting the score on 1st and 3rd base. The game ended with a 153 km fastball to Kim Do-young and a double play with a grounder to second base. His first two-inning save since his professional debut.

This is the first time this season that Go Woo-seok has pitched two innings. In 359 days, he pitched two innings. In the first year of former manager Ryu Ji-hyun’s first year in 2021, Go Woo-seok was thoroughly managed, and pitched multiple innings only once, but not two innings. In his last appearance of the season, against Lotte on October 29, he pitched 1⅓ innings and recorded a save.

Last year, there were three 2-inning pitches. On April 17, a relief win against Hanwha with 1 hit (1 home run) and 1 run in 2 innings. On July 30, a relief win against KT with 3 hits (1 home run) and 2 runs in 2 innings. On September 25, a relief win against SSG with 2 hits and 4 strikeouts and no runs in 2 innings. were recorded respectively.

However, saving in two innings is Go Woo-seok’s first experience. He has some experience with allowing a tie and pitching two innings, or pitching two innings in a tie situation and sending it into overtime. However, this was the first time on this day that he pitched two innings while protecting a one-run lead. He said it was an extraordinary experience.

At the end of the season, coach Yeom Kyung-yeop is treating each game as a deciding factor and frequently entrusts Go Woo-seok with multiple innings in must-win games. In September, Go Woo-seok recorded two 5-out saves.

In the game against KT on the 5th, Go Woo-seok took the mound in the 8th inning with 1 out and runners on 1st and 2nd base tied with the score at 5-4, and prevented the run from being conceded with a double play. He also saved 5 outs by protecting the lead by 1 run without allowing a run in the 9th inning. recorded.

In the first game of a double header against SSG on the 17th, he came on in the 8th inning with one out and runners on second and third base, leading 5-3. Go Woo-seok struck out pinch hitter Kim Kang-min by throwing four straight fastballs at a distance of 153-155 km.

He then threw five straight 154-155 km fastballs to Choo Shin-soo. With 3 balls and 1 strike, he caught a fly ball in center field with a 155km fastball and escaped the crisis. LG ran away with an 8-3 lead in the bottom of the 8th inning, and comfortably finished the game with a three-way strike in the 9th inning, recording a save.

On the 19th, after a day of rest, Coach Yeom gave Go Woo-seok a 2-inning save, and Go Woo-seok displayed the dignity of last year’s save king. In the game against KIA on the 19th, his highest velocity was 156km. It was the second time against Oh Seon-woo after one out in the 9th inning. He also ran 155km four times.

Ko Woo-seok experienced some confusion as he insisted on a ball mix that involves throwing a lot of breaking balls (cutters, curves), but he is now adjusting to the catcher’s signature of focusing on fastballs. Go Woo-seok will participate in training for the Hangzhou Asian Games national team on the 23rd. He is expected to pitch one more game until the 22nd.

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