105-win NPB legend praised for “superior fastball”

105-win NPB legend praised for “superior fastball”

Sidearm Choi Ha-neul (Samsung), who switched jerseys with Lee Hak-joo (Lotte) in January 2022, pitched two consecutive no-hitters in a practice game at the Okinawa Spring Training Camp in Japan, raising expectations for her performance this season.

Choi retired the first three batters she faced in the ninth inning of a 1-13 loss to the Nippon Ham Fighters in a scrimmage on April 12 with a pop-up, strikeout and groundout to third base.

After completing a three-hit shutout inning in her first start, Choi followed it up with a no-hitter in an exhibition game against the Chiba Lotte Marines on April 14.

Choi took the mound as the team’s fifth pitcher in the seventh inning, 바카라사이트 trailing 0-6, and pitched one inning of scoreless relief.

After getting two consecutive infield grounders to get two outs with ease, Choi gave up a walk with the bases loaded but struck out the next batter to end the inning. Choi gave way to Hong Jung-woo in the ninth inning.

Former Chiba Lotte pitching coach Naoyuki Shimizu,

A 105-game winner in Nippon Professional Baseball, who was commentating on the game, praised Choi for her “excellent delivery compared to her velocity (on the scoreboard).”

Samsung fell to 0-8 against Chiba Lotte. After Lee Ho-seong, Lee Jae-ik, Hong Seung-won, Lee Seung-min, Choi Ha-neul, and Hong Jung-woo took the mound to check their pitches.

Choi Ha-neul, who joined Lotte in 2018 after graduating from Gyeonggi University, moved to Samsung in January 2022. On August 19, 2022, she earned her first win against Hanwha with 5⅔ innings, five hits, two walks, three strikeouts and no runs.

He made three appearances on the mound for the first team last year, taking two losses without a win. His ERA was 19.89. He was an ace in the Futures organization. In 17 appearances, he went 6-3 with a 2.45 ERA. His 2.45 ERA led the Southern League.

Choi’s steady pitching was enough to lead the Futures South League in ERA. 토토사이트 추천 It will be interesting to see if he can continue his good form in the first team after his performance in the practice games at the Okinawa spring camp.

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