Jang Jae-young threw 102 pitches against Gocheok Doosan on the 23rd, giving up 2 runs with 2 hits, 4 walks, 3 strikeouts, and 5 innings. Up until the 1st inning, the front was bleak, but from the 2nd inning the strike rate increased and I endured until 안전놀이터 the 5th inning. Fastball maximum velocity of 154km. He threw 31 sliders and 8 curveballs on 63 fastballs. There were 57 strikes and 45 balls.
The beginning was the hardest. In the top of the first inning, Jang Jae-young walked first batter Jeong Su-bin and hit next batter Kim Jae-ho with a hit ball. He was put in the scoring position for nothing, and Rojas hit a two-run double through left-center.
He gave up the first run without even raising a single out count, but did not concede an extra run. Even in a situation where the first pitch was unstable, Yang Seok-hwan, Kim Jae-hwan, and Kang Seung-ho were hit down to finish the first inning.
It was similar after that. He continued to walk and allowed steals with slow slide steps, but avoided conceding runs. When fastballs, curveballs, and sliders entered the zone, Doosan hitters could not make a hit. It endured while maintaining a steady speed of over 150 km/h.
In the top of the 5th inning, the last inning, Jo Soo-haeng had to bunt to get a hit and steal the base, but he overcame the crisis with the power of his fastball. It seemed that the balance had collapsed until the walk to Jeong Su-bin, but Jae-ho Kim was hit with a shortstop ground ball, and Lohas was flown to center field with a fastball in the middle.
With 102 pitches on this day, Jang Jae-young threw the most pitches since 99 pitches against Gocheok Hanwha on July 25. Kiwoom scored 2 runs at the end of the 5th inning and turned the score 3-2, and Jang Jae-young passed the ball to the bullpen while meeting the winning pitcher requirements. In the top of the 6th inning, Park Seung-joo climbed the mound.
With this, Jang Jae-young recorded more than 5 innings in 4 consecutive games starting with Changwon NC on the 5th. A total of 22 innings in 4 games, leading to a game without an early steel plate.