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Left-handers of the same age, Kim Gwang-hyun and Yang Hyun-jong, regrettable’companion defeat’

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Side by side, 3 consecutive losses… Yang Hyeon-jong lost the judgment even in’Korea-Japan War’

Kwanghyun Kim


(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Choi In-young = South Korea’s leading left-handed pitcher Kim Gwang-hyun (33, St. Louis Cardinals) and Yang Hyun-jong (33, Texas Rangers) have not come true.

Kim Kwang-hyun and Yang Hyun-jong were selected side by side on the 31st (Korean time). In Korea, the game start time was the same at 5:10 am.

Kim Kwang-hyun played the Arizona Diamondbacks at Phoenix Chasefield, Arizona, USA, and Yang Hyun-jong played against the Seattle Mariners at T Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington.

Kim Kwang-hyun was 1 win and 2 losses, and Yang Hyun-jong was on record 2 losses. Kim Gwang-hyun was trying to win two seasons and Yang Hyun-jong was trying to win his first win.

However, the two had their third loss of the season side by side.

Kim Gwang-hyun scored 9 hits in 5 innings (1 home run), 1 walk, 1 strikeout, and 4 runs, and the team lost 2-9.

Yang Hyun-jong was replaced after being pushed to 0-3, shaking with 5 hits in 3 innings, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts, and 3 runs (2 ERA), and the team lost 2-4 and became a losing pitcher.

Hyunjong Yang
Hyunjong Yang


In addition to being a left-handed pitcher of the same age, Kim Gwang-hyun and Yang Hyun-jong have in common, after playing an active part as the representative left-handed aces of the KBO League, and having lost their dreams and left for the major league.

Kim Gwang-hyun first entered the major leagues last year, and Yang Hyun-jong achieved her dream of becoming a major leaguer this year.

It is similar that both overcome difficulties and become major league starters.

As soon as Kim Kwang-hyun advances, he has settled well as a starting pitcher despite the difficulty of reducing the league due to the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19). succeded.

If the two had won side by side, another’Korean Day’ would have been born on September 25 last year, following Ryu Hyun-jin (34, Toronto Blue Jays) and Kim Gwang-hyun’s win with a Korean starting pitcher.

At the time, Ryu Hyun-jin won the New York Yankees with 7 innings free, and Kim Gwang-hyun became the winning pitcher by blocking the Milwaukee Brewers with 5 innings and 1 goal.

The Korean pitcher’s win was a feat 15 years after Park Chan-ho (then San Diego Padres) and Seo Jae-eung (the New York Mets) on August 25, 2005.

However, it was a regrettable day to lose, not to win together.

Kim Gwang-hyun fell into a personal 3 consecutive wins and the team’s 4 consecutive wins were halted, which was a big regret. In particular, his opponent, Arizona, escaped from 13 consecutive losses at the sacrifice of Kim Gwang-hyun.

Yang Hyeon-jong also fell into his personal third straight victory. He also lost judgment in the Korea-Japan pride confrontation.

Japanese left-hander Yusei Kikuchi, who came out as a Seattle starter, scored two runs in 6⅔innings and won the third win (third loss) of the season. He also recorded a’no hit no run’ in 5 innings before being hit by lead batter Willie Calhoun in the 6th inning.

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