‘I have something that others can’t have, what’s scary’ A message to Moon Dong-ju 

What’s so scary about having something that others don’t have?

There is only one mission left. middle throw. Moon Dong-ju, the ‘future’ of the Hanwha Eagles mound, has to solve difficult homework while looking so easy. That way you can grow.메이저사이트

Moon Dong-ju started the game against the LG Twins at Jamsil Stadium on the 19th, but failed to complete 5 innings and became a losing pitcher. 4 innings, 3 runs. He had hits, walks, and strikeouts all four. Looking at his record alone, it’s hard to say that he was a very poor pitcher, but it’s important to note that he has a fundamental problem compared to his good start in the season.

Everyone acknowledges Moon Dong-ju’s position. He became the first pitcher in KBO history to throw 160 km. In the case of the LG match, what is more surprising than the 160km fastball is that the changeup’s restraint took a whopping 150km. Other pitchers do not get 150 km no matter how hard they throw their fastballs, but the changeup, which usually has a velocity of 120 to 130 km, flies in like a cannonball, so LG hitters must have been dumbfounded.

The expectations for this season were very high. During his rookie season last year, it was a season in which he refined himself as a professional player. The fate of fireballers. I had to solve that problem so I could play in the first team stage. And he was put in as a starter this year and showed a completely different look. In the first 5 games, he pitched at least 5 innings regardless of win or loss. He played a minimal role as a starter. This was able to increase the number of innings because it was somewhat controlled by the powerful pitch.

The 2023 KBO League LG Twins and Hanwha Eagles match was held on the 19th at Jamsil Stadium. Hanwha Moon Dong-ju is struggling. Jamsil = Reporter Park Jae-man pjm@sportschosun.com/2023.05.19/
However, in the match against SSG Landers on the 13th, he showed a creaking appearance. It was a match against the leading team, and a crowd of 10,000 people came in on the weekend. It was also his first game after changing managers. In a situation where you could be nervous in many ways, your pitches shook sharply. He collapsed with 7 runs in 2⅓ innings.

That’s why the LG match was important. Was the SSG match temporarily sluggish, or is the zero point itself shaking? Unfortunately, it was the latter. Fans who visited Jamsil Stadium exclaimed at his 160km fastball, but Moon Dong-joo was nervous and couldn’t get any more strength and was in a hurry to run away from pitching.

Let’s see the 3rd inning with 2 runs. He faced a crisis with 1 out, 2nd and 3rd base, but struck out tricky hitter Moon Seong-joo. The last 159km fastball went outside left-handed hitter Seong-Joo Moon, and Seong-Joo Moon held the bat short and made a really simple swing with the will to hit it unconditionally, but he couldn’t follow it. KBS N Sports commentator Ryu Ji-hyeon, who was relaying the game, also praised him, saying, “If Moon Seong-joo made a swing like that, it means that his pitch is amazing.”

Here he had to gain confidence and continue that upward trend. However, Kim Hyun-soo, the opponent, seemed to be burdened, so he threw 3 balls in a row with an advantageous ball count of 1B2S. Both the fastball and changeup failed to enter the middle game. Considering that Kim Hyun-soo’s back condition is not good recently, he had a good chance even if he only looked at the center and sprayed it, but he failed to do so. Catcher Park Sang-eon put a mitt in the middle and encouraged him with motions, saying that we should play head-to-head, but it was ineffective.

This walk became the root of the problem, and it led to Austin’s 2 RBI double. This day’s game, and Moon Dong-ju, was the biggest win as an individual.

The 2023 KBO League LG Twins and Hanwha Eagles match was held on the 19th at Jamsil Stadium. Hanwha Moon Dong-ju. Jamsil = Reporter Park Jae-man pjm@sportschosun.com/2023.05.19/
Before the match, Hanwha coach Choi Won-ho seemed to have anticipated this situation and said of Moon Dong-ju, “I hope we will play head-to-head instead of avoiding it.” However, the young disciple could not listen to the director’s wishes.

He is said to have tremendous talent, but he is still young, and is now a pitcher in his second year as a pro. You grow through these experiences. From the outside, you might easily think, ‘If I just throw it with a strike, I’ll never hit it’, but the player standing on the mound may shrink from worrying about a hit or a home run if he doesn’t believe in his ball.

In baseball, if you are going to walk, you should rather get a hit. So, if he’s going to hit, I want him to throw only to the middle so that he can hit it. I just want to tell you that there are few hitters who can properly hit Moon Dong-ju’s ball if he carries out this mission.

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