The opportunity to have everything is coming true. This is the story of Yoon Young-chul (19) of the KIA Tigers. Yoon Young-chul, who succeeded in winning eight games of the season by allowing three runs in five innings against the Incheon SSG Landers on the 2nd, will win 10 games in his debut season with two more wins. With six chances left to take the mound, he is likely to achieve it if he maintains his pace well now. 토토
Achieving Yoon Young-chul’s wins is also important to his team, KIA. KIA, which has recently raised its ranking in the wake of its winning streak, is crossing the autumn baseball Maginot Line and crossing the third place. If Yoon Young-chul achieves double-digit wins and takes the mound in autumn baseball, the chances of achieving the Rookie of the Year award will naturally increase.
In the history of the Tigers franchise, no pitcher has won 10 wins in his debut season, advanced to the postseason, and even won the Rookie of the Year award. It is a history that has not even achieved Sun Dong-yeol, a “permanent Tigers pitcher.” Sun Dong-yeol, who debuted in 1985, played seven wins, four losses and eight saves in 111 innings in 25 games and a 1.70 ERA, but fell short of double-digit wins. The Rookie of the Year award also went to Lee Soon-cheol, who won the Golden Glove that year with a batting average of .341 (112 hits in 369 at-bats), 12 home runs, 50 RBIs and 31 steals, and an OPS (on-base plus slugging) of 0.799 .
Yoon Young-chul, who was selected in the first round of the 2023 rookie draft and wore a KIA uniform, debuted with the modifier “high school left-hander’s biggest fish.” However, he was less spotlighted than Shim Joon-seok and right-handed fireballer Kim Seo-hyun (Hanwha Eagles), who chose to go to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the U.S. Major League Baseball. KIA, which confirmed the possibility through the spring camp, included Yoon Young-chul in the starting rotation, but it is true that there was a question mark on the possibility of completing the season. Yoon Young-chul is approaching history as he plays the rotation under constant management of the KIA bench.
Yoon Young-chul, who met in Incheon on the 3rd, said, “There have been many games in which five innings have not been completed in the past month. There were some unsatisfactory matches, but I think it was okay yesterday, he said. “But there are still many things to supplement.”
Yoon Young-chul’s maximum fastball speed is only early 140km. However, based on his excellent control, he draws out batters’ bats, and his strikeout ability is not bad. Yoon Young-chul said, “I try to prevent hitters from hitting my ball as much as possible. It’s most important to make it somehow miss the swing spot, he said. “It’s a way to take a little more timing of the batter and make his control more clear to deal with each batter,” he said. “(Arresting) is conscious.” I also think I should post it. But I don’t mean to rush too much. This is the beginning, and the coaches say, “You don’t have to overdo it now.” I still have a lot of days left to play baseball, so I’m going to do it little by little,” he said.
Yoon Young-chul’s mind does not seem to be shaken even though he faces a big challenge of 10 wins and fall baseball from his first year of debut. “I don’t have much greed for 10 wins,” he said. I just throw it as it’s given,” he said. “There are more things I can’t do if I try to be greedy. “There are about six chances left (to play), and it is most important to not get hurt and throw consistently,” he stressed. “I haven’t thought about it yet. “It’s a stage that a player would like to step on at least once, and it’s a big game, so it’s a player’s dream,” he said. “Now I’m competing for rankings and it’s an important time for the team.” I’m going to focus on the season,” he said.