‘Brother, it was never intentional’ The ground that was instantly covered by the ball that hit the body, and when the younger brother approached and apologized directly, the older brother smiled and resolved the misunderstanding.
Against SSG’s Han Yoo-seom, who went 3-for-3 with a home run and a walk in the first game of the DH, LG’s Chan-kyu Lim, who started the second game of the DH, threw a fastball in the third inning that hit the body, and the pitcher and catcher approached the batter just in case.
Jamsil Stadium on the 17th, the site of a doubleheader between the LG Twins and SSG Landers. Starting pitcher Im Chan-kyu, who took the mound for the second game of the doubleheader, struggled from the first inning.
After giving up back-to-back singles to SSG’s Choi Joo-hwan and Choi Jung in the top of the first inning, he gave up a leadoff single to Han Yoo-seom, who had a three-hit game in the first game of the DH. In the ensuing bases-loaded situation, Lim struck out Ha Jae-hoon and Kim Sung-hyun to end the inning with minimal damage.
In the top of the third inning, Lim, who doubled off Choi Jeong, opted for a fastball in the zone against Han Yoo-seom. The ball was 139 kilometers too deep and ended up being hit by Han Yoo-seom’s body.
Hanyusum’s ‘moment of truth’ after being hit by a fastball on the body
After hitting a leadoff single in his last at-bat and showing off his peak hitting form throughout the doubleheader, Han Yoo-seom was stunned by a pitch that hit him in the body. Catchers Heo Do-hwan and Koo Shim approached the batter just in case, but Han Yoo-seom took off his protective gear while enduring the pain.안전놀이터
Lee Dae-hyung, the commentator for the day, said, “As a batter, you can be sensitive when you feel a good hit. (Han Yoo-seom’s) batting feeling was so good that he induced a fastball high on the body from the first pitch, but it was deep,” Lee said, explaining the scene.
Although it wasn’t intentional, Lim came off the mound and approached Han as he walked to first base. When he made eye contact, he took off his hat and apologized, saying that it was not intentional. His apology melted the furious batter’s heart.
After coming down from the mound, Lim Chan-kyu approached Han Yoo-seom, took off his hat, and apologized, saying it was not intentional.
He playfully pushed his brother’s forearm, who apologized twice and thrice in person, and ended the situation without any misunderstanding.
In the third inning, Im Chan-kyu, who was able to resolve the issue with Hanyusum, gave up a single to Ha Jae-hoon with the bases loaded, but struck out the next two batters, Kim Sung-hyun and Ahn Sang-hyun, to end the inning.
LG scored seven runs in the third and fourth innings to give Chan-gyu the win, as he was unstoppable.
After pitching five innings of two-run ball to earn his 11th win of the season, Lim Chan-kyu said in the postgame interview, “I’m sorry I had to pitch without ups and downs. Thank you to all the fans who supported me during the long doubleheader, but I’m glad I was able to make them happy on their way home with a win.” He expressed his gratitude to the fans.