‘Big Pitcher’ Yang Hyun-jong becomes 7th pitcher in history to record 100 innings in 10 consecutive seasons + 2nd pitcher in history to record 1900 strikeouts [Pohang Record].

Kia Tigers pitcher Yang Hyun-jong has reached two milestones.

Yang Hyun-jong started and pitched four innings in the ninth game of the season against Samsung at Pohang Baseball Stadium on Feb. 2, recording his 10th consecutive 100-inning season. The seventh time in history.바카라

Yang, who had logged 96 innings before this day, reached the milestone with four innings pitched. Yang has pitched more than 100 innings in every season since 2013. Excluding the 2021 season, when he tried out for the major leagues, he has recorded 100 innings in 10 consecutive seasons.

Pohang Samsung Electronics on Feb. 2. Courtesy of the KIA Tigers
Yang also reached the 1,900-strikeout mark for his career.

Yang, who had struck out 1896 batters before this day, joined Song Jin-woo in reaching 1,900 career strikeouts when he struck out leadoff hitter Kim Tae-hoon in the fifth inning.

With the win, Yang will tie Song Jin-woo with his 163rd career start.

Yang gave up three runs on seven hits and one walk with five strikeouts in five innings before turning the ball over to the bullpen in the bottom of the sixth inning of a 5-3 comeback.

If the bullpen can protect the lead, he will have his sixth win of the season and 163rd career start.

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