Sweeper Master · Little Giant · Long-Haired Ace… The Golden Age of New Foreigners

Ahead of the opening of the 2023 season, Spotvi commentator Yang Sang-moon expressed disapproval of the prospect of the expected ranking. One of the reasons is that the skills of new foreign pitchers have been leveled up. It was a feeling that I personally confirmed with my own eyes after going around Jeonhunji.

There are many new faces that have caught the attention of baseball fans within a month of opening. First of all, among the starting pitchers, SSG Landers Kirk McCarty and NC Dinos new ace Eric Peddy are considered.

Peddy recorded an ERA of 0.47 in six games he started. This is the lowest record among starting pitchers from 10 clubs who filled the required innings. 1st.

Last season, Lotte Giants left-hander Andy Barnes recorded 0.65 (as of March-April), predicting success. This season was sluggish, with an average ERA of 7 (7.58) in 4 games, but the first half of last season was the best pitcher in the league. 

Pedi is different from Barnes, who is an artisan. He has good pitches, and his breaking pitches are dazzling. His main weapon sweeper has already become a hot topic among pitchers. Major leaguer Shohei Ohtani threw it as the deciding ball when he struck out teammate Mike Trout, the best slugger in the Major League (MLB), in the final match of the World Baseball Classic (WBC). The angle of falling diagonally is larger than that of the existing slider. The name of the pitch was given because it sweeps home plate like a broom. Peddie is currently recognized as the pitcher who can use this sweeper best in the KBO League. 2

He has not given up more than 2 runs this season. As of the 5th, such as the LG Twins and KT Wiz, the batting line of the teams ranked 1st and 2nd in team batting average was completely blocked. NC fans hope that Peddie will be like Eric Hacker, the best foreign pitcher in the team.

SSG McCarty is also lucky. Appearing in six games, he recorded 3 wins and 1 loss with an ERA of 2.25. On April 2nd, in the second game of the opening two-game series against the KIA Tigers and his debut in the KBO League, he was sluggish with 10 hits and 8 runs in 3 1/3 innings, but after that, he recorded quality starts in 5 consecutive games.

Although his height (173 cm) is small on his profile, he has good vertical movement and is a pitcher with a colorful repertoire of matches to the extent that all breaking balls lead to deciding balls. Above all, he is satisfied with his life in Korea and has a strong desire to succeed in the KBO league. 

There is also KIA Shawn Anderson. He went 3-2 with a 2.58 earned run average in 6 games he started. Except for the match against Lotte on April 18, there is no mound that gave up more than 4 points. Although he is not a pitcher who dominates pitches, he has a strong aggressive tendency to dominate opposing hitters. In the game against the LG Twins on the 29th, he was applauded for pitching 112 pitches, leading the team’s winning streak and a three-game winning series.카지노사이트

Kiwoom Heroes Ariel Hurado also settled in the KBO league with a record of 3 wins, 3 losses and an average ERA of 2.70 in 6 games he started. In the meantime, I was worried about the weight of the foreign pitcher paired with ‘Teojutdaegam’ Eric Yoshiki, but Furado erased it. Kiwoom is seeing the effects of investing a large amount ($1 million). He is stable enough that he has never recorded more than 4 earned runs.

On the other hand, KIA Adonis Medina and KT Bossulser have ups and downs. Doosan Dillon Pyle, who made a late debut against Hanwha on the 4th after receiving rehabilitation treatment after being hit in the head by a batted ball in spring camp, struggled with 5 runs in 4 innings.

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