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Yang Hyeon-jong (35), the “great pitcher” of the professional baseball KIA Tigers, is shaking. Yang Hyeon-jong started in the home game against the LG Twins at Kia Champions Field in Gwangju on the 8th and was hit hard, giving 9 hits and 1 walk in 2 innings and allowing 8 runs (6 earned). Rain saved Hyeonjong Yang, who was cornered on the verge of defeat. Heavy rain poured down during KIA’s attack at the end of the second inning, and the referees waited for 55 minutes before declaring a no game. Yang Hyeon-jong, who almost ruined an important match at the time when the team was on the verge of leaping to the upper middle, sighed.Since Yang Hyeon-jong won his 5th win (6th loss) of the season by pitching 5 innings and 1 run against SSG Landers on the 6th of last month, he has not added a multiplier for more than a month in his 3 appearances. In the match against the Samsung Lions, the last appearance of the first half, 3 runs in 5 innings (2 earned runs), and in the match against the NC Dinos, the first appearance of the second half, he suffered 2 consecutive losses with 4 runs in 5⅔ innings. In the match against Samsung on the 2nd of this month, he withdrew without a win or loss with 3 runs in 5 innings. Yang Hyeon-jong, who has been active as a pillar of the KIA mound for over 10 years, has already reached his mid-30s. It has become a situation where you cannot help but worry about the aging curve (a phenomenon in which your skills decline as you get older). Even with the same four-seam fastball, Yang Hyeon-jong focused on change by reducing the velocity and polishing the ‘slow fastball’ so that the hitter could mistake it for a changeup.However, in the middle of the season, in June, his pitch fell and he lost a lot of runs. As he struggled in confrontation with batters, his pitching innings naturally decreased. The last time Yang Hyeon-jong kept the mound for 6 innings, the minimum share of a starting pitcher, was on June 24 against kt wiz. The breakthrough of 170 innings for 9 consecutive years, which Yang Hyeon-jong is most attached to, also ran into difficulties. From 2014 to last year, Yang Hyeon-jong was an ‘inning eater’ who threw an average of 170 or more innings per year, but this year he only pitched 101 innings in 18 games Assuming Yang Hyeon-jong pitches 11 to 12 more times this year, it is difficult to reach 170 innings even if he throws an average of 6 innings each. In addition, with the current trend, it is difficult to expect double-digit multipliers for 9 consecutive years. KIA replaced two foreign starting pitchers at the end of the first half and reorganized the starting lineup with Thomas Panoni, Mario Sanchez, Yang Hyeon-jong, Lee Eui-ri, and 카지노사이트 Yoon Young-cheol. In other words, the number of wins for fall baseball has risen. Sanchez, who dominated the first half of the Taiwan Professional Baseball League and wore a KIA uniform, was pointed out for his double kicking and unique first base runner check motion when pitching, and was greatly shaken and beaten in the last three games. Panoni’s skills, which experienced the KBO League last year, have been verified, but the entire starting lineup seems to be staggering as the third starting pitcher Yang Hyeon-jong is shaken .Now, it is unreasonable to expect better results from Lee Eui-ri, a full-time second-year starter, and newcomer Yoon Young-cheol. In the end, as always, Hyeon-jong Yang holds the center of gravity of the starting lineup, and Sanchez must develop his adaptability to the KBO league and regain the sense of intimidation in the early stages, so that KIA’s competitiveness can be revived. KIA’s fall depended on the revival of Yang Hyeon-jong, who was in the 3rd starter, but the weight was no different from the 1st starter.

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