Lotte Strayley “I’m satisfied with throwing a lot of strikes”

May 26, 2023 0 Comments

He showed an ace down pitch. Lotte Giants Dan Strayley (pitcher) won his first scoreless start since the start of this season.

Strayley started in an away game against Kiwoom Heroes held at Gocheok Sky Dome on the 26th. He threw 93 pitches in 6 innings against Kiwoom’s lineup that day, recording 3 hits, 2 walks, 8 strikeouts and no runs.

Lotte beat Kiwoom 2-0 with Strayley’s good pitching and Park Seung-wook and Yoo Kang-nam’s RBIs. With this victory, the first button of three consecutive weekend away games was also well put.

Strayley pitched well and got out of the slump in the first month of the season. He went winless and lost two in five starts in April, and his earned run average was also high at 5.82. However, this month (May) he won 2 games, although he suffered 2 defeats. Above all, the number of innings he is responsible for as a starting pitcher has increased.

He said in a meeting with the reporters who visited the site after the game that day, “Above all, I am satisfied that I can throw a lot of strikes.” did.

“At the time, it was like taking my own instep,” Strayley added. On that day, he caught 58 out of 93 pitches (including inducing the opposing batsman to miss a swing) as strikes on the mound.

Lotte manager Larry Sutton was also satisfied with Strayley’s pitching. Coach Sutton said, “Strayly achieved a quality start (less than 3 earned runs in 6 innings by a starting pitcher). He won the first game of this series and raised the mood.”

He emphasized, “I did my part by finishing the scoreless in the bullpen well.” “Personally, I think the best player (MVP) is Yoo Kang-nam (catcher). The pitcher lead was really good.”

Strayley said, “I didn’t start very well at the end of the first inning, but I think I got a good atmosphere and flow by going over the inning well.” At the same time, he also thanked the fans who came to support the away.

“It was the same in the Suwon game,메이저사이트 but it felt like a home game here. It was because of the support of the fans,” said Strayley. Director Sutton also said, “A lot of fans came to Gocheok Sky Dome,” and said, “It’s really nice to be able to give victory to the fans. I’m grateful to the fans who always support me enthusiastically.”

Lotte and Kiwoom will face off on the second day of a three-game series at the same place on the 27th. Charlie Barnes (Lotte) and Choi Won-tae (Kiwoom) were each announced as starting pitchers.

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