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Assault captain + solver outsider + 9 wins selected…’Lotte Samgang’ solidifies and moves forward. Real since June

The Lotte Giants are firmly entrenched in the three-team system. Above all, Lotte is not squeezing the power at the moment. They are holding their own amidst the hype of the existing power. More importantly, given the power that will be returning after June, it’s likely that the real battle will begin for Lotte after June.

Lotte is currently in a three-way battle for first place with SSG and LG. They are in third place, one game behind first-place LG. They are 0.5 games behind second-place SSG. They have five games in hand on fourth-place Doosan. The fact that Lotte hasn’t lost any momentum since moving into sole possession of first place on the last day of April and is still in the top three is a testament to the team’s solidity.

The two-hit harmony is exquisite, and above all, they play defense. Their defense isn’t flashy, but it’s solid, and they lead the league in errors (19). After struggling throughout April, the starting lineup stabilized in May. The bullpen was overburdened in April, but the starters have come alive and taken the load off. In many ways, they are the epitome of a family. The team’s ERA is in the triple digits (3.95) after ranking ninth in April (4.75). It currently ranks seventh.

The lineup doesn’t have a triple threat hitter, but everyone has stepped up to the plate when they’ve needed to score runs and in clutch situations in the middle and late innings: the team is 2-for-9 with runners in scoring position, and their .820 clutch OPS ranks second in both categories.

What’s even more positive is that they’re doing this with a pitching staff that’s still not complete. They’ve lost starter Hwang Sung-bin to ankle ligament damage and foreign fixer Jack Rex to a knee tendon injury. Even in the starting lineup, Lee In-bok, a nine-win starter last year, had surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow just before spring training.

They will now all return in June. Hwang Sung-bin has been playing regularly in the Futures League to improve his physical condition and game sense. He is expected to return within the next week. Rex is also likely to play in a second-team rehab game sooner rather than later. While he will return to the first team later than Hwang, Rex’s time to make his presence felt is coming.

Lotte Rex and Hwang Sung-bin high-fiving each other /OSEN DB
The good news is that Lee In-bok will be back on the mound. With the addition of foreign pitchers like Dan Streeley and Charlie Barnes, as well as the return of spectacles ace Park Se-woong, the starting rotation has stabilized. Na Kyun-ahn is still the ace, and Han Hyun-hee has his ups and downs, but he can handle a game.

Adding Lee In-bok to the mix gives the starting lineup some flexibility. While the five starters are solidly in place, the more options they have, the better. You could move the versatile Han Hyun-hee to the bullpen. Alternatively, Lee In-bok could step into the long-relief role to bolster the bullpen.

Lee In-bok made a start against Samsung in the Futures League at Gyeongsan Ballpark on April 27, throwing two innings of one-hit ball on 13 pitches. He didn’t need to throw a lot of pitches, using his two-pitch arsenal to get hitters out with ease. He threw seven pitches, one curveball, two sliders, and three changeups.메이저사이트

According to the club’s Trackman data, his fastball topped out at 142.4 mph and averaged 141 mph before his return. According to Sport2eye’s Pitch Tracking System (PTS), Lee’s average fastball last year was 140.4 mph. Despite the difference in measurement, we can say that he has regained his normal velocity. Of course, he still needs to work on his game, but he confirmed that his body is in good shape.

Lotte has also been holding on, producing the best results and fighting for first place. They are waiting for the right momentum to solidify the current ‘Lotte Triumvirate’ and go even higher. For Lotte, June is the time for the real fight.

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