Doosan Bears Yang Ji.
Yang Ji (center) and Doosan CEO Lee Seung-yup (right).
The presence of “Anbangmanim” Yang-ji (36-Doosan) was a different kind of presence. The Doosan Bears, whose offense and defense faltered in his absence, 카지노사이트 are ready to reignite the race for the top spot once again with his return.
Doosan added Yang-ji to the first-team roster ahead of their 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League game against the Kiwoom Heroes at the Gocheok SkyDome in Seoul on April 22. It was exactly two weeks after he was sidelined with a diagnosed left lateral muscle injury.
During Yang’s absence, Doosan struggled. In the 10 games they played after Yang’s departure, they went 3-7, or 3-8 if you include the one game Yang missed before going on the disabled list.
During that time, the team batted just .231, good for ninth place, and the team ERA was 3.92, good for eighth place. With both bats in the doldrums, winning was not easy.
The absence of Yang Ji, who played a key role in the offense, was sorely felt. Yang has been a key part of the team’s offense, batting in the middle of the order and providing a steady hand to the younger pitchers on defense.
Doosan head coach Lee Seung-yeop also lamented Yang’s absence, saying, “In my heart, I want to enroll him in the first team right away, but I’m cautious because there are injuries.” “I feel Yang’s place is big,” he said.
However, Yang Ji’s return has revitalized the entire team. Although he is not yet fully fit, it is a big boost to have the team’s core player and mental support in the first team.
“It’s hard to use Yang Ji as a starter right away,” 온라인카지노 said Lee Seung-yup, “but just having him on the bench will change the atmosphere of the team,” he said.
The players responded in kind. Doosan pounded Kiwoom’s mound early on Yang’s first day back to take a 5-0 lead.
Manager Lee Seung-yeop brought Yang-ji to the plate in the top of the eighth inning, and Yang-ji made his presence felt in that one at-bat. He hit a solo home run to left-center field off Kiwoom left-hander Yoon Seok-won, his 10th straight double-digit home run.
Manager Lee Seung-yeop said that he would not start Yang in the three-game midweek series against Kiwoom. Jang Seung-hyun and Park Yoo-yeon remained on the roster, as the catcher’s defense could take some time.
However, the mere presence of Yang Ji on the bench in a late-game tiebreaker can be a source of pressure for opponents and confidence for Doosan. Yang Ji is not far away from injury recovery, so we should see her in the starting lineup with full fitness sooner rather than later.
After going on an 11-game winning streak last month, Doosan fell off a cliff with Yang Ji’s injury. With Yang Ji’s return, they are looking high again.
With a win the previous day, Doosan is back in the 5-way win column and currently sits in fifth place. They are two games behind the fourth-place NC Dinos and five games behind the third-place SSG Landers, 카지노사이트존 but it’s not a gap they can’t overcome if they get back on track like they did during their winning streak last month.