Ben Lively (31, Cincinnati Reds), who played three seasons for the Samsung Lions, became a winning pitcher in the American Major League (MLB) in six years.
Lively took the mound안전놀이터 as the second pitcher after opener Derek Lowe in the home game against the New York Mets held at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA on the 12th (Korean time) and led the team to a 5-0 victory with 4 hits and no runs in 3 innings. .
Cincinnati scored 4 runs in the 1st inning against Mets Japanese starter Senga Kodai and clearly took the lead.
Lively took the mound as the second pitcher in a big lead with one company and first base at the beginning of the second inning with a 4-0 lead. After one run in the third inning, he was hit in a row and was driven to the first and second base crisis, but passed it without a run. He gave up one hit in the 4th and 5th innings as well, but gave up no runs, and gave up the mound to Lucas Sims in the 5th with one out and first base.
Lively played an active part in the Samsung uniform from 2019 to 2021. In mid-2019, he stepped on Korean soil as a substitute for Deck McGuire and recorded 4 wins and 4 losses with an ERA of 3.95 in 9 games that year. After successfully renewing his contract, Lively went 6-7 with a 4.26 earned run average in 21 games in 2020.
Lively climbed the mound against Suwon KT Wiz on May 11, 2021, but came down without throwing any balls due to shoulder pain. Samsung let go of Lively and brought in Mike Montgomery. Lively left Korea after posting an average ERA of 4.14 with 10 wins and 12 losses in 36 KBO league games.
Lively prepared for a return to the big leagues with a minor league contract with Cincinnati in 2022. Cincinnati is a home team. Lively was a 4th round pick by Cincinnati in 2013, and made his big league debut with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2017.
Lively made his first big league appearance in four years since April 28, 2019 against the Mets on the 12th, and added a win in six years.
Lively, on September 30, 2017, against the New York Mets, scored 2 runs in 6 innings and won his 4th big league career win, and unfortunately, this time also added a victory against the Mets 2050 days later. His career big league performance is 5-10 with an earned run average of 4.68, throwing 123 innings in 27 games (20 starts).
On the other hand, Senga, the starter for the Mets, had a sluggish start with 4 runs at the end of the 1st inning, and ended up losing the game with 8 hits and 5 runs in 5 innings. Season 2 loss. Senga, who signed a 5-year, 75 million dollar (approximately 99.9 billion won) contract in December last year, is recording 4 wins, 2 losses and an average ERA of 4.14 this season.