Last inspection and catcher’s breath “feel good”, LG long-haired ace ready for sortie

LG Twins right-hander Ace Casey Kelly completed the last inspection before starting the opening game.

Kelly scored 2 hits, 3 strikeouts, 1 walk and 1 run in 5 innings against Kiwoom Heroes in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO demonstration game held at Gocheok Sky Dome on the 25th, leading the team to an 8-1 victory and becoming the winning pitcher.

Ace Kelly, who is already in his 5th season at LG, is expected to perform well again this year, posting double-digit multipliers for 4 consecutive seasons. Kelly took the mound in two games in the demonstration game and showed a sense of stability with 2 wins, 9 innings, 6 hits, 4 strikeouts, 1 walk, 2 runs, and an ERA of 2.00.

On the 25th, Kelly, who threw 60 pitches with a mixture of five pitches, including fastball, curve, slider, changeup, and two-seam, recorded a maximum speed of 147 km/h and an average of 144 km per hour with a fastball, and also recorded a two-seam of 146 km.토토사이트

Above all, he had a good strike (41) and ball (19) ratio. After the game, LG coach Yeom Gyeong-yeop was also satisfied, saying, “Kelly gave good pitching aggressively as a first starter.”

After the game, Kelly said, “Today, I threw breaking balls such as a curve slider changeup, and I pitched to test breaking balls according to specific counts or situations. It feels good. I am satisfied with my physical condition well before entering the regular season.” said.

“I am satisfied with the performance during the demonstration game, and I am grateful that the coaches are considerate and slowly improve my performance, especially with (catcher) Park Dong-won, I feel that our relationship and performance continue to improve in each game,” he said. .

On the 1st of next month, ahead of the season opener against kt Wiz, Kelly said, “I have finished preparations for the season, and I am just waiting for the day I can play in front of the home fans as soon as possible,” expressing her attitude toward the season.

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