Smith started in an exhibition game against Lotte held at Sajik Baseball Stadium on the 26th and allowed 3 hits, 1 walk, 7 strikeouts and 1 run in 4.1 innings. His highest speed was 155 km, and he threw pitches such as curveball, slider, changeup, and cut fastball.먹튀검증
In the first inning, Smith struck out a fastball of 154km to Kim Min-seok, 153km to Jeon Jun-woo, and 149km to Han Dong-hee. He struck out two innings in the second to make a three-way inning, and gave up one hit in the third, but finished scoreless.
Lotte took a chance in the 4th inning. After Jeon Jun-woo hit a double, Go Seung-min struck out, but follow-up Han Dong-hee pulled out a timely hit to the left of the left fielder and scored the first point.
In the 5th, Hanwha started counterattacking. After Lee Myung-gi hit and went on base, he succeeded in stealing second base and created a scoring opportunity. Choi Jae-hoon struck a timely hit in front of the left fielder in the second out and second base that followed, and Lee Myung-gi rushed home and balanced 1-1.
Hanwha’s attack continued in the 6th inning. After lead hitter Moon Hyun-bin went on base with a walk, Chae Eun-seong turned the tide of the game by hitting an RBI double in the left center against Lotte’s changed pitcher Lee Min-seok. In the ensuing run with bases loaded, Kim In-hwan and Oh Seon-jin got a push-off walk and ran away 4-1.
After that, the bullpen kept the lead. After starting Smith went down, Hanwha’s Kim Ki-joong, Park Sang-won, Kim Seo-hyeon, Yoon San-heum, and Jang Si-hwan took the mound to seal the Lotte batting line with no runs. /2023.03.27/