KT coach Lee Kang-cheol smiled satisfied with Lee Sang-ho (34), a transfer student who was released from the team.
KT Wiz won an 8-2 come-from-behind victory in an exhibition game against Doosan Bears in the 2023 KBO League held at Suwon KT Wiz Park on the 20th. As a result of this day, they escaped from 4 consecutive losses and recorded 3 wins and 4 losses in exhibition games. Coach Lee Kang-cheol, who returned from the World Baseball Classic (WBC) match against Hanwha in Daejeon on the 16th, tasted his first victory in an exhibition game.
Wes Benjamin, who is a strong starting pitcher in the opening game, pitched well with 3 hits in 4 innings, 2 strikeouts and 1 run. Scores were not lost) and the senses were checked in order.
In the other lineup, foreign hitter Anthony Alford led the victory by hitting a come-from-behind home run against Doosan left-handed pitcher Lee Byung-hun with two outs and bases loaded in the fifth inning against 1-1. In addition, Lee Sang-ho, a 34-year-old transfer student wearing a KT uniform after going through Lotte, SK, NC, and LG, added strength with 2 hits in 3 at-bats, 1 RBI and 1 goal.
After hitting a heavy hit with 1 out and 1 base in the 5th inning, Lee Sang-ho stepped on the home run when Alford slammed home run, and hit a right-handed hit with 2 out and 3 base in the 6th inning, putting a wedge in the game. Lee Sang-ho’s batting average in the demonstration game reached 30.57 li.
After the game, KT coach Lee Kang-cheol said, “Starter Benjamin is maintaining the performance he showed during the spring camp. He showed good pitching overall, and in the next game, he plans to increase the number of pitches to around 80,” said Lee. “Alford also maintains a good sense of hitting. I think Lee Sang-ho will be a great help to the team in karate and defense,” he said of his victory. 메이저사이트
KT will face Doosan for the second time in an exhibition game at the same place on the 21st. Sohn Joon-joon (KT) and Choi Won-joon (Doosan) were predicted to face off for the start.