KT Wiz prepares for fall baseball. Safe operation is the priority.
Left-handed ace Wes Benjamin (30) was replaced during the game. Due to left arm discomfort. It’s to prevent injuries.
Benjamin started the final game of the season against Samsung on June 6 at KT Wiz Park in Suwon.
With four games remaining,토토사이트 including this one, it was effectively his last appearance of the season.
He cruised through the second inning with 20 pitches and no runs on one hit. However, he was abruptly replaced in the third inning.
After returning to the dugout after the top of the second inning, catcher Jang Sung-woo explained Benjamin’s ball condition to KT Wiz manager Lee Kang-cheol.
The KT-Dusan game at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 17th. In the bottom of the fifth inning, Kim Dae-hyun batted with two outs and one on. Coach Kim Tae-han is on the mound talking to Benjamin.
Manager Lee Kang-cheol approached Benjamin and asked him how he felt.
He said he could throw more. But his condition was not good. His four-seam fastball reached a maximum velocity of 143 kilometers and his two-seam fastball 139 kilometers.
Initially, the decision to pitch was made after much deliberation.
He hasn’t pitched since last month’s game against the KIA.
He planned to pitch against the Suwon Kiwoom on the first of this month, but was rotated out.
On the second day, KT manager Lee Kang-cheol said, “Benjamin’s physical condition is not good,” adding, “There are several places that are not good, but it’s not enough to go to the hospital for a checkup. It is said that Benjamin has thrown the most pitches in his career so far. We’re going to give him as much rest as possible and see how he feels.”
KT starting pitcher Benjamin ends his inning after striking out Park Sang-un with two outs in the bottom of the fourth inning during the DH2 game between KT and Hanwha at Hanwha Eagles Park in Daejeon on Sunday.
I thought the regular season was over.
But I started the game to recover my senses and check my physical condition.
I didn’t plan to push myself too hard. If it didn’t feel right, I was going to take it off. In fact, after the second inning, he felt a little bit of discomfort in his arm, so we pulled him without delay.
Along with William Cuevas and Ko Young-pyo, Benjamin is a key part of KT’s starting rotation.
He is also an LG Killer who is 4-0 with a 0.84 ERA in four games this season against LG Electronics, a team he could face in the Korean Series. That’s why KT will be paying close attention to Benjamin’s health.
After this game, Benjamin finished the season with a 15-6 record in 29 games and 160 innings with a 3.54 ERA.
After Benjamin’s early exit, Lee Chae-ho was rushed to the mound in the third inning.
Looking shaky, he gave up three runs on four pitches before giving up a double to Koo Ja-uk and a sacrifice fly to Kang Min-ho. KT fell behind 0-4 in the top of the fifth inning when pitcher Joo Ju-kwon gave up an RBI single to Koo Ja-uk.