Professional baseball Doosan Bears ‘homemaker’ Yang Eui-ji wears a catcher’s mask for the first time after returning to Doosan.
Yang Eui-ji will start as catcher for the third hitter in the KBO league demonstration game against kt wiz, which will be held at KT Wiz Park in Suwon on the 20th.
Yang Eui-ji, who played an active role as a catcher for Doosan until 2018 and kept the home of the NC Dinos from 2019 to 2022, returned to his home team Doosan ahead of this season.
Yang Eui-ji, who missed the beginning of the demonstration game due to participating in the World Baseball Classic (WBC), made his debut as a pinch hitter against the KIA Tigers in Gwangju on the 19th.
Doosan coach Lee Seung-yeop explained, “I wish Yang Eui-ji would rest a little longer, but since (Raul) Alcantara is out today, I thought I should try to match my breath, so I decided to bet as a starter.”
After winning 11 wins and an average ERA of 4.01 at kt wiz in 2019, Alcantara wore a Doosan uniform in 2020 and played an ace with 20 wins and 2 losses and an average ERA of 2.54.
This is the first time Yang Eui-ji has worked with Alcantara and batteries.
Alcantara, who is expected to be Doosan’s ace this season, showed good condition with 3 hits and no runs in 3 innings against Changwon NC on the 15th, his first appearance in the exhibition game.
Alcantara, who is likely to start Doosan’s opening game,먹튀검증 is expected to go on the mound for an exhibition game one more time after starting that day to prepare for the opening game against the Lotte Giants on April 1.
Right-handed bullpen pitcher Jeong Cheol-won, who went to the WBC with Eui-ji Yang, will also make his first demonstration match against kt.
Right-hander Kwak Bin, starting agent, prepares for the start of the season by taking the mound in one of the visiting games against the Hanwha Eagles on the 23rd and 24th.