Before the Samsung-Doosan game in the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the afternoon of the 8th, veteran catchers of both teams, Samsung Kang Min-ho and Doosan Yang Eui-ji, met on the ground and joked and talked. shared.
Kang Min-ho, born in 1985, is two years older than Yang Eui-ji, born in 1987. As they are veteran catchers, Kang Min-ho and Yang Eui-ji developed a close relationship while eating together on the national team. On this day, Samsung Kang Min-ho served as the starting catcher and Yang Eui-ji served as the designated hitter.
In the bottom of the second inning, Kang Min-ho, wearing a catcher’s mask, playfully tapped Yang Eui-ji on the butt when he came to bat, and Yang Eui-ji was also seen glancing at him and chatting with him occasionally. In the bottom of the first inning, Kang Min-ho hit a go-ahead two-run home run with 2 outs and runners on third base. Yang Eui-ji took a walk in his first at-bat and got on base.메이저사이트
In Yang Eui-ji’s second at-bat, in the bottom of the fourth inning, with one out and one on first base, Yang Eui-ji was hit on the side by a 122km slider from Samsung starting pitcher Kim Dae-woo. He wasn’t seriously injured, but he seemed to be in quite a bit of pain. Kang Min-ho stood up and patted Yang Eui-ji’s shoulder, and Yang Eui-ji leaned on Kang Min-ho’s shoulder for a moment to calm down. They exchanged comfort in the same catcher position and felt sympathy for each other.
Kang Min-ho slapped Yang Eui-ji’s butt as he headed toward first base and prepared to defend again. Since the game is a game, the game started by sending a sign for the next batter to pitcher Kim Dae-woo. Doosan’s follow-up batters Kim Jae-hwan and Yang Seok-hwan hit consecutive timely hits to tie the score at 2-2, bringing the game to a close.
In the bottom of the 9th inning, when the score was tied 7-7, Samsung suffered a comeback defeat when Park Gye-beom’s ball hit third baseman Ryu Ji-hyuk’s glove in the bottom of the 9th inning, with one out and runners on first and second base, went out of the foul line, and runners on second base rushed around third base and home.
Samsung bowed its head due to Ryu Ji-hyuk’s last-minute error, and Doosan gave a high five in victory. It was the first error this season and the 85th in the league.