Starting sortie in 1074 days→KKKKKK+150km ‘Boom’… KT 1st nomination, which was sluggish with an ERA of 8 points, will it rebound?

Can Kim Min (24), a former KT 1st nomination, rebound?

KT Wiz Min Kim started the match against the LG Futures team in the 2023 KBO Futures League held at LG Champions Park in Icheon on the 20th. It has been 1074 days since the KIA Tigers match on June 10, 2020 (1.1 innings, 2 hits, 6 walks, 8 runs) that Min Kim started as a starter. If it is limited to the Futures League, the last match against Goyang Heroes on August 17, 2018 (5 innings, 8 hits, 3 runs, 6 runs) was the last.

Min Kim met the batters of LG Future Steam and showed his own pitching. He allowed 2 hits (1 home run), 1 walk, 6 strikeouts and 1 run in 4 innings. The solo shot given to Lee Joo-hyung in the 4th inning was the only run. According to a KT official, Min Kim’s highest restraint was up to 150 km.

Min Kim is having a sluggish early season. He stayed with an average ERA of 5.79 without a win or loss in the opening five games in April. On April 16, he suffered a bitter downgrade to District 2.

He throws a fast ball that can reach 150 km, but his control has always been disappointing. On April 15, the last appearance to go down to the 2nd team, against the Hanwha Eagles, he showed regret with 2 walks, 1 hit ball, and 1 run while digesting 0.2 innings.

At the time of going down to the 2nd team, KT coach Lee Kang-cheol said, “Now is the era of throwing 160km, but 150km that is not controlled is not needed in Korea. In the old days, if you threw 150km, you were expected to run, but now anyone throws 150km. We need a 150-kilometer pitcher,” he said.

He continued, “I don’t even want a command. Restraint must be supported. If you can’t control your pitch, you won’t be able to digest your innings and you won’t be able to use it as a pursuit team. I hope Min-yi pays more attention to that part.”

Afterwards, Kim Min had time to recover at FutureSteam and was promoted to the first team on April 27th. On the 27th, his first game after returning to the first team, he seemed to be trying to rebound by recording 1 inning, 2 hits, 3 strikeouts, and no runs against Kiwoom Heroes.토토사이트

However, after that, in 2 games, 3 innings, 9 hits (2 home runs), 2 walks, 5 runs, and an average ERA of 15.00, he was notified of the second group again on the 10th. In a situation where victory bullpen Kim Min-soo, Joo-kwon, Park Si-young, and Jo Hyun-woo could not play together at the beginning of the season due to injuries, Kim’s sluggishness was inevitable for KT as well.

Kim Min joined the team after being discharged in the second half of last season and played an active role with an average ERA of 2.35 in 6 games and 2 holds, raising expectations for the future. However, the beginning of the season was sluggish. Will Kim Min be able to rebound again?

Meanwhile, in the game, KT defeated LG 8-5.

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