Yang Eui-ji, who was silent when he wore the Taegeuk mark, will this year’s WBC be different?

National team’s batting average is 10%… Yang Eui-

ji (Doosan Bears), who has been the best catcher in the league since the 2010s, also has concerns. It is the ‘sluggishness of the national team’.

Yang Eui-ji himself knows this. Yang Eui-ji, who attended the joining press conference held at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the afternoon of the 11th, said, “I didn’t get good results in the national team, but I thank coach Lee Kang-cheol for choosing me again.”

He continued, “I am sharpening my sword to restore my honor. I started technical training early for the World Baseball Classic (WBC). I will quickly improve my condition and prepare well so as not to be a nuisance to the national team and play a good game.”

Yang Eui-ji, who had a career batting average of 10 percent and only one home run, Yang Eui-ji

, who participated five times in international competitions, has a career record of 83 at-bats, 14 hits, 0.169 1 home run, and 10 RBIs, and a batting average of less than 20 percent. Most of the cases ended the tournament without being able to properly show the sense of intimidation that was shown in the KBO League.

Eui-ji Yang’s first international tournament, which won the KBO Rookie of the Year in 2010, was Premier 12 held in 2015. At that time, he participated in 8 games and recorded 3 hits in 13 at-bats, a batting average of 0.231, 1 home run and 2 RBIs, and contributed to the national team’s ‘first championship’ by working in harmony with pitchers.

Yang Eui-ji, who inherited the genealogy of the ‘national catcher’, has been consistently selected for the national team since then. However, Yang Eui-ji of the national team did not live up to expectations. In 2017, the WBC only scored 2 hits in 9 at-bats and 0.222 and 1 RBI over 2 games, and the Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games performance in 2018 was 6 games, 16 at-4 and 4 hits with a batting average of 0.250 and 4 RBIs.

Premier 12 in 2019 is one of the ‘memories I want to forget’ for Yang Eui-ji. With a batting average of 0.087 and 1 RBI in 8 games with 2 hits in 23 at-bats, he suffered extreme sluggishness throughout the tournament. Korea, the first champion of the tournament, had to be satisfied with the runner-up by kneeling in the final following the Super Round against Japan.

Even at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, Eui-ji Yang’s performance did not improve significantly with 3 hits in 22 at-bats in 7 games and a batting average of 0.136 and 2 RBIs. In particular, the baseball world was shocked by the shocking result of ‘No Medal’. Yang’s guidance, which did not properly serve as his main catcher, could not escape criticism.

It is true that Yang Eui-ji’s shoulders have become heavy as the catchers who were in charge of the team’s homeroom disappeared one by one It’s been repeated every year, but it’s still not easy to find a ‘new face’ on the catcher side compared to other positions 카지노.

At least there is Lee Ji-young (Kiwoom Heroes), who joined the national team for the first time after his debut at the WBC, but he is not small. Park Dong-won (LG Twins), who was included in the list of 50 players announced last November, and Yoo Kang-nam (Lotte Giants), who boasts a high level of framing, were not called to the national team.

It should also be noted that this tournament is not the ‘end’ of the national team’s career for Yang Eui-ji. If there is no problem with his physical condition and if he maintains his skills, Yang Eui-ji is likely to wear a catcher mask in the Premier 12 and the next WBC. You have to get rid of the ‘nightmare’ in the national team to reduce the burden when you wear the Taegeuk mark again in the future.

It was obviously regrettable that the catcher, who hit more than 200 home runs in the league, became smaller when he came only to the national team. Attention is focusing on whether Yang Eui-ui, who is full of desire to restore his honor to the point of bringing out the expression that he is sharpening his sword, will show a different appearance from the previous competition.

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