KT Wiz pitcher Eom Sang-baek (27) was knocked out early with a right elbow injury.
Eom Sang-baek started the game against the KIA Tigers at KT Wiz Park in Suwon on the 4th and pitched 3 scoreless innings.
He pitched well with no runs in the first, second, 스포츠토토and third innings, but Eom Sang-baek did not pitch in the fourth inning. KT sent Lee Chae-ho instead of Um Sang-baek.
A KT official said, “Eom Sang-baek had an uncomfortable right elbow, so he was replaced to protect the player. He said he is currently icing.”
Eom Sang-baek faced 13 batters that day and gave up 3 walks, but also struck out 3. Overall, it was a game with a lot of balls thrown. Eom Sang-baek threw a total of 65 pitches, 31 of which were balls.
Eom Sang-baek threw more than half (35 pitches) of long-term changeups along with a fastball with a maximum speed of 149 km/h that day.
In the first inning, Eom Sang-baek allowed Socrates Brito a right-handed hit, but Park Chan-ho was grounded out at third base, Ryu Ji-hyeok was fly-out to left field, and Hwang Dae-in struck out to finish the inning.
In the second inning, Eom Sang-baek gave up a right-handed hit to lead batter Choi Hyung-woo and a walk to Byun Woo-hyeok, and was in danger of getting 1st and 2nd base safely, but caught Lee Chang-jin with second baseman Hosobi and forced out 2nd base runner Choi Hyung-woo at the same time, putting 2 out and 1st base. made Then, he struck out Ju Hyo-sa and finished the inning scoreless.
Eom Sang-baek, who was also back in the third inning, allowed Ryu Jae-hyeok and Socrates to walk consecutively in a situation where there were no runners on the second runner, but Hwang Dae-in was caught by center fielder fly-out and came down.