The Hanwha Eagles beat the Dutch national baseball team, which has reached the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic (WBC) twice.
On the 20th (Korean time), Hanwha won 4-1 in a practice match against the Dutch WBC national team held at Salt River Fields at Talking Stock in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.카지노
Hanwha, who is preparing for the opening of the 2023 season, won a pleasant victory in the first practice game of the year.
It is also encouraging that we won against a strong team. The Netherlands is a strong player who defeated Korea in both the 2013 and 2017 WBC and reached the semifinals. In the first round of the 2023 WBC, the Netherlands in Group A could meet South Korea in Group B in the quarterfinals.
Big leaguers such as Zander Bogarts (San Diego Padres), Kenley Jansen (Boston Red Sox), and Jonathan Scoop (Detroit Tigers) were omitted from this practice game, but key hitters such as Didi Gregorius, Roger Bernardina, and Vladimir Valentin all appeared.
With young pitchers such as Moon Dong-ju, Nam Ji-min, and Han Seung-joo, Hanwha blocked the Dutch lineup well. Starting pitcher Moon Dong-ju threw a fast ball of up to 156km, recording 2 strikeouts, 1 walk and no runs in 2 innings, and Nam Ji-min also blocked it well with 1 hit, 1 walk and no run in 2 innings. Han Seung-joo allowed 1 run on 3 hits in 1⅔ innings, but struck out 3.
Kim Jae-young (1⅓ innings), Yoon Dae-kyung, and Yoon Sam-heum (more than 1 inning), who came to the mound behind them, also contributed to the victory by putting on a scoreless counterattack side by side.
In this game, Hanwha won Jeong Eun-won (2nd baseman) – Roh Si-hwan (3rd baseman) – O’Grady (left fielder) – Chae Eun-seong (designated hitter) – Kim In-hwan (1st baseman) – Lee Jin-young (right fielder) – Jang Jin-hyeok (center fielder) – Park Sang-eon (catcher) )-Park Jeong-hyeon (shortstop) formed the batting line.
Hanwha’s batting line exploded in the top of the second inning.
Leading batter Chae Eun-seong opened the door with a hit, and Kim In-hwan got on base with a walk. Then, Dutch pitcher Lars Huyer’s wild throw made it to second and third base safely.
Lee Jin-young hit the second baseman grounder, but Chae Eun-seong stepped on the home and took the lead. Second base runner Kim In-hwan also headed to third base. Then, Jang Jin-hyeok struck a right-handed hit and called Kim In-hwan home.
Hanwha continued to attack fiercely. After Jang Jin-hyeok succeeded in stealing second base, Park Sang-eon retreated with an infield ground ball, but Park Jung-hyun hit a double from second base to make it 3-0.
Hanwha, who had high momentum, added a goal in the top of the 5th inning. After Park Jung-hyun hit the infield, he went to second base due to a throw error by the opponent’s third baseman. Then Eun-Won Jung added 1 point with a timely hit to the left.
In the bottom of the 5th inning, Hanwha allowed 2 hits and 1 wild throw to Han Seung-joo, allowing 1 run, but prevented an additional run.
On the other line, Jang Jin-hyeok and Park Jung-hyun showed a good hitting feeling with 2 hits, 1 RBI and 1 run in 2 at-bats side by side. Rookie infielder Moon Hyeon-bin, who replaced in the bottom of the 6th inning, also left a strong ginseng by stealing 2nd and 3rd base in succession after getting on base due to an opponent’s error in the top of the 7th inning.
“It was a good game,” said coach Carlos Subero. “I’m happy to have won, but in today’s game, all the players’ defense was really good, so there was no unnecessary outcount. The players themselves must have learned that a clean game is like this.” expressed satisfaction.
He continued, “Young pitchers such as Moon Dong-ju, Nam Ji-min, and Han Seung-ju did really great pitching. Kim Jae-young also played the role of a right-handed hitter.” “he added.
After resting on the 21st, Hanwha is scheduled to play practice matches against the Netherlands on the 22nd and 23rd.