Yoo Kang-nam, who was hit directly in the left shoulder by a foul ball, collapsed in great pain.
The game between Samsung and Lotte at Sajik Stadium in Busan on the 28th. In the top of the ninth inning, with the score 9-6, Lotte reliever Yoo Kang-nam was hit in the shoulder by a foul ball from Samsung’s Oh Jae-il.
Kim Won-joong’s 148-kilometer fastball was cut, so the pain was immeasurable.
Yoo Kang-nam collapsed after being hit in the shoulder, and Choi Young-joo quickly gestured toward the dugout.
The catcher, who plays closest to the batter, wears protective gear, including a mask.
However, at that moment, the ball hit him in the unprotected area, causing him great pain and fear of injury.
Coaches Oh Jae-il and Choi Kyung-cheol watch Yoo Kang-nam with concern.
After realizing the situation, Choi Young-joo, the pitcher, gestured to the Lotte dugout to come out quickly, and Choi Kyung-cheol and a trainer immediately came out to check on Yoo Kang-nam.
Yoo Kang-nam stood up from his seat.
Coach Sutton also came out and worried about Yoo Kang-nam, and the field was silent for a moment.
At the moment when everyone was worried, Yoo Kang-nam jumped up from his seat.메이저사이트
Yoo Kang-nam smiles when Oh Jae-il asks if he’s okay.
Oh Jae-il couldn’t hide his feelings of regret. It was a moment when a player from the opposing team had been seriously injured by his cut.
Knowing his feelings, Yoo tried to smile at Oh, who was very surprised to see him in pain. He signaled to Sutton and the dugout that he was okay, and the game resumed.
With only one out left in the game, Yoo, who had just gotten up from the floor, kept the ball in play and Oh, who would be the last batter of the game, gave it his all.
Kim Won-joong and Yoo Kang-nam celebrate after the game.
Oh Jae-il hit the seventh pitch from Kim Won-joong for a fly ball to right field, ending the game with a 9-6 Lotte victory.
It was a moment where two veterans who handled a potentially serious injury well, and two players who cared about each other even in the midst of a brutal game, stood out.