The Korean baseball team of the World Baseball Classic (WBC), led by coach Lee Kang-cheol, won their first practice game.

On the 17th (Korean time), the baseball team played an evaluation match against NC Dinos at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

In the 7-inning game, the national team sent out 7 pitchers, 1 pitcher per inning, and had them throw around 20 pitches. If the number of pitches is small even after 3 outs, the innings are not finished and additional batters are to be dealt with. 안전놀이터

Starting with Kim Gwang-hyun’s mound in the first inning, Go Young-pyo, Jung Cheol-won, Won-tae, Jung Woo-yeong and Lee Eui-ri took the mound in order. And Go Woo-seok was responsible for the 7th inning, the last inning.

Lee Jeong-hoo (center fielder) – Oh Ji-hwan (shortstop) – Choi Jeong (3rd baseman) – Park Byung-ho (designated hitter) – Kim Hyun-soo (left fielder) – Na Seong-beom (right fielder) – Kang Baek-ho (1st baseman) – Lee Ji-young (catcher) – Kim Hye-seong (2nd baseman) The starting lineup gave up 14 hits and scored 8 runs. Kang Baek-ho fired a preemptive two-run home run, and Choi Jeong-do showed off a good sense of hitting with a solo shot.

The national team won the game 8-2.

You can check Cheol-Won Jeong’s pitching appearance in the 3rd inning, and Eui-Ji Yang’s proud expression as he greets Cheol-Won Jeong after he comes in after innings and says, “We are the pride of Doosan.”