‘QS+’ after calming the early crisis… “I threw the ball I wanted” The dignity of a 5-year foreign ace
Kiwoom Heroes’ ace Eric Yokishi (34) gave the best pitching of the season and won his first win of the season. 먹튀검증
Yokishi started in the home game against the KIA Tigers in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 14th, and played a good fight with 5 hits, 1 walk, 7 strikeouts and 2 runs in 7 innings.
Yokishi overcame the initial crisis safely. In the first inning, Lee Chang-jin walked and Socrates Brito gave a right-handed double, and was driven to 2nd and 3rd base with one out, but Hwang Dae-in and Byeon Woo-hyuk struck out consecutively with misses.
In the second inning, Yokishi induced lead batter Kim Seon-bin to ground, but third baseman Kim Tae-jin committed a throwing error and dedicated an infield hit to Ryu Ji-hyeok. Yoki City, where the 1st and 2nd base hurdles have come. However, after blocking Lee Woo-seong with a looking strikeout and Han Seung-taek with a fly ball in right field, Lee Chang-jin also blocked it with a fly ball in right field, again without conceding.
In the third inning, Yokishi gave up hits to Park Chan-ho and Hwang Dae-in, and was in danger of 2nd and 3rd base, and Kim Sun-bin allowed 2 RBIs and a right-handed hit.
Although he took a run, Yokishi quickly found a sense of stability and cruised. Starting with the 4th inning, he started a hit-and-run streak and ended all 4 innings with a tripartite strike.
Kiwoom won a complete 9-2 victory thanks to Yokishi’s quality start plus good pitching. Yokishi enjoyed the joy of his first victory in his third appearance of the season. The average ERA was lowered from 5.40 to 4.24.
After the game, Yokishi said, “The first game of the season didn’t work out well, but today I pitched well and threw the ball I wanted. I threw it with a comfortable mind because of the support from the hitters.
Yokishi did not forget the contribution of rookie catcher Kim Dong-hun. He praised, “I threw as Kim Dong-hun led. Sometimes I asked for the ball I wanted, but the catcher’s lead was very good. Although he is a rookie, I think he is a player with good qualities in defense, throwing, and hitting.”