Hanwha Eagles pitcher Moon Dong-ju is given a short break from management. Moon Dong-ju, who proved that he has grown a few more steps as a starting pitcher in the first 3 games of the season, wants to stand on the mound 10 days later with a more fearsome ball.

At the beginning of this season, 토토사이트the most notable pitcher in the KBO league is definitely Moon Dong-ju. The reason why many people’s eyes are focused on Moon Dong-ju’s 1st District 1 is ‘numbers’. On April 12, against the KIA Tigers in Gwangju, Moon Dong-ju struck out with a fastball on the third pitch against Park Chan-ho after one out in the bottom of the first inning. The third fastball was measured at 160.1 km/h on the KBO official record statistics company, Sports 2i Pitch Tracking System (PTS).

According to the official speed measurement record since the introduction of the PTS system in 2011, the fastest speed was 162.1 km/h by former LG Twins pitcher Redamez Leeds. Among domestic pitchers, no one exceeded the 160 km/h barrier. However, ‘Hanwha’s next-generation ace’ Moon Dong-ju left a new history by overcoming the high wall of 160 km/h.

It wasn’t just the redemption that was ‘previous’. Moon Dong-ju showed overwhelming pitching content with an average ERA of 1.08, 18 strikeouts, 6 walks, and a WHIP of 0.72 during 3 appearances (16.2 innings). The game in which they lost one (April 12 against KIA Tigers in Gwangju) was also a game that achieved a quality start with 2 runs in 6 innings.

In fact, Dong-ju Moon, who became the starting ace of Hanwha, was eliminated from the first-team entry after starting three games. It was part of the Moon Dong-ju management process planned before the season.

Hanwha coach Carlos Subero said, “It is a management plan for Moon Dong-ju, which has been established since the spring camp. In the future, depending on the situation, you can enter an adjustment period that gives you a break. It is the role of the coach to help the players. This is why one appearance can determine your future career. I will give you periodic breaks. Moon Dong-ju will return in 10 days on the 29th (against the Daejeon NC Dinos).”

Moon Dong-ju, who took a long break for the next 10 days, gave a cool evaluation of his appearance at the beginning of the season, saying, “I am not 100% satisfied.”

Moon Dong-ju, who we met in Daejeon on the 19th, said, “Yesterday (18th) there were walks in the middle of the game, and I didn’t like it because I couldn’t catch the last outcount in the 6th inning. It would have been nice if he had gone 6 scoreless innings and came down, but he couldn’t, so he seemed to have the idea of ​​wanting to quickly run to the dugout,” he laughed.

Moon Dong-ju revealed that he emptied his desire for restraint because he recorded the speed limit of 160 km/h.

He said, “He doesn’t want to be very greedy for restraint after throwing 160 km/h. So he had no intention of throwing the ball hard from the first inning. I tried to use more strength in situations where I needed it. In addition, the starting pitcher, Choi Won-joon, finished the inning quickly by throwing it in a place where it was difficult to hit. I threw the ball with the thought that I should focus more on efficient pitching.” Moon Dong-ju said.

How much more frightening can Moon Dong-ju be when he returns after a 10-day break? Moon Dong-ju promised that he would spend his rest period paying attention to reducing the number of unnecessary pitches.

Moon Dong-joo said, “I have to do my best in the given situation because it is not something I can do. During the expungement period, I will think carefully about what I lacked and prepare for it. There were a lot of unnecessary pitches, but the goal is to reduce that part and improve it in the next appearance.”

An Woo-jin (Kiwoom Heroes), the best right-handed fireballer in the KBO League, is also a target Moon Dong-ju must catch up with. Rather, as he achieved the official speed limit of 160 km/h faster than An Woo-jin, the picture Moon Dong-ju will show in the future is limitless.

Moon Dong-ju said, “(Ahn) Woo Jin-yi is currently throwing the ball like the best pitcher in Korea. I think Woojin is less than halfway behind hyung and is almost at the starting level. Still, it feels good to hear (comparing) with Woojin hyung. My goal this year is to show you a growing picture by following little by little.”

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