I wanted to write more, but I held back…Moon Dong-ju’s inevitable APBC appearance after 130 innings
This is the most innings pitched by Hanwha Eagles right-hander Moon Dong-ju (20) in the regular season. The most innings pitched is 7⅓ innings against the LG Twins on July 12. In that game, he threw 108 pitches, the most of the year. He has only thrown more than 100 pitches in four games.
Moon started against LG on Sept. 3 and threw 105 pitches in 4⅓ innings before being removed. It was the second-year pro’s final regular-season start. He was shut down as he approached the 130-pitch limit the club set before the season. The decision was made in light of the Hangzhou Asian Games.
I wanted to write more, but I held back.
A top prospect in the 2022 first round. He was pampered and managed by the club. Every inning, every pitch, every physical condition the next day. Moon, who turned to pitching as a sophomore in high school and is still developing, threw a 160-kilometer-per-hour fastball in April.
On Oct. 7, the baseball final between Chinese Taipei and Hangzhou at the Baseball Softball Sports Center 1 in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, China. In his start, 온라인카지노 Moon threw six innings of three-hit ball with seven strikeouts and no runs. South Korea won the game 2-0 behind Moon’s strong performance. They won their fourth consecutive tournament.
Moon has pitched 10 innings in two games at the Asian Games, including the group stage. He pitched 118⅔ innings for his club Hanwha and 10 innings for the national team, totaling 128⅔ innings.
Moon had over three weeks to prepare for the Asian Games after his last appearance in a KBO game on September 3. He was well-rested and pitched in the Futures League to improve his conditioning. This allowed him to pitch well. It was a big contribution to Hanwha’s victory.
Choi Won-ho did not use Moon Dong-ju in the remaining games after the Asian Games. He kept him in the rotation until the very end, even though he was in the middle of a “noodle race.
However, the plan to manage Moon Dong-ju with all his might may be broken. The Asian Professional Baseball Championship (APBC) is set to begin next month in Tokyo, Japan. It’s a tournament for young prospects under the age of 24 and in their third year of professional baseball. South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and Australia are participating.
Hanwha’s roster includes Moon Dong-joo, Han Seung-joo, Noh Si-hwan, and Moon Hyun-bin. Moon’s call-up to the national team is a no-brainer, given his pitching and season results (8 wins, 8 losses, and a 3.72 ERA). It’s not like he has any injuries. He’s a natural as a starter for the national team.
Hanwha has a complicated headache. They’ve been managing for injury concerns, which could break down after the season. That’s no reason to refuse the call-up.
A KBO official said, “We understand Hanwha’s position. However, if they don’t respond to the call-up because of the military service benefits of winning the Asian Games, they could face backlash from public opinion.” “I have to go to the national team, but I can only hope that the coaching staff will be considerate,” said a Hanwha club official.
Moon has already become the centerpiece of Hanwha and Korean baseball.