Hanwha rookie Kim Seo-hyun pitched a no-hitter in the Futures League.
Kim Seo-hyun started the 메이저사이트 game against Doosan’s second team in the Futures League on Friday at Seosan Stadium and pitched 3 1/3 innings of scoreless baseball, allowing one hit and four walks while striking out six.
In the first inning, he gave up a single up the middle on a full count to leadoff batter Kim Min-hyuk. He induced the next batter, Park Jun-young, to ground out to second base to end the inning. Yang struck out the next batter on a four-pitch swinging strikeout.
In the second inning, the leadoff batter was walked. Song Seung-hwan walked to load the bases. Kim Moon-soo struck out swinging, allowing the runner from first to steal second. Kim Tae-geun struck out swinging with runners on first and second. Seo walked Seo Ye-il but struck out Kwon Min-seok on a full count with seven pitches to end the inning.
In the third inning, he struck out the first batter, Yoon Jun-ho, on a wild pitch. He walked Kim Min-hyuk, but got Park Jun-young to foul out to second base and Yang Chan-yeol to strike out swinging to end the inning.
In the top of the fourth, Song Seung-hwan grounded out to shortstop to end the inning. Kim Moon-soo followed with a grounder to shortstop, but a 메이저도메인 throwing error by the shortstop allowed a run to score. He then walked Kim Tae-geun to load the bases. With runners on first and second, he was replaced by reliever Kim Bum-jun.
Kim, the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s rookie class, has been pitching out of the bullpen for the first team this season, posting a 5.60 ERA in 18 games with one save. He was removed from the first team roster on Aug. 8 and has been working on his starting pitching in the second team.
Kim Seo-hyun made his first start against Lotte’s second team on April 15, throwing 38 pitches in two innings and allowing two runs (one earned). He made his first start in 10 days and upped his pitch count to 74.