Geelong Korea, made up of Korean players, recorded 13 wins, the highest ever, and finished a three-month campaign.
On the 22nd (Korean time), Geelong Korea played all 40 regular season schedules, ending with an away game against the Adelaide Giants at Dycolor Australia Stadium in Australia. The final result was 7th overall with 13 wins and 27 losses.
Although it failed to advance to the postseason, it recorded the best performance since the 2018-2019 season when it first participated in the Australian Professional Baseball League (ABL). During the season, he broke the team’s longest winning streak of 4 consecutive wins, and scored 23 points, the most points in a game, against Adelaide on November 20th.
Song Chan-eui (24) of the LG Twins stood out in this squad, which consisted mainly of young players from each club in the KBO League. Song Chan-eui joined LG in the 2nd 7th round of the 2018 rookie draft and stepped on the first team stage last year. He became the home run champion in exhibition games with 6 home runs, but in the regular season, he did not stand out with a batting average of 0.236, 3 home runs, 10 RBIs, and an OPS of 0.699 in 33 games. 먹튀검증
However, he showed a sophisticated blow to Australia. Song Chan-eui, who consistently wielded strong blows, drew attention by competing for the batting title while maintaining a batting average in the 40% range until the second half of the season. His final batting average was only 0.324, but he was ranked as the best batsman in the first and second rounds of the ABL week.
In addition, Ha Jae-hoon (SSG)’s bat was also hot. Ha Jae-hoon hit 11 home runs (3rd in the league) in 21 games, and Kim Gyu-seong (KIA) had a batting average of 0.281 close to 30%. Kwon Kwang-min (Hanwha), who joined late, also maintained a batting average (0.304) in the 30% range. He also competed as a pitcher and showed off both pitching and hitting.
On the mound, Jang Jae-young (Kiwoom) stood out with an average ERA of 1 win, 2 losses, 3.30, 9 walks and 37 strikeouts in 30 innings. In the last appearance, he played 8 innings, breaking the record for the most innings by team selection, and experiencing the joy of being selected as the best pitcher of the week for round 6.
In the bullpen, Choi Ji-min (KIA) and Kim Tae-hyun (NC) had good results. Choi Ji-min and Kim Tae-hyun, who had 3 holds and 2 saves side by side, played an active role with average ERAs of 1.47 and 2.20, respectively.
Meanwhile, the Geelong Korea team, which has completed all schedules, will return home via Incheon International Airport on the afternoon of the 23rd. Players arriving at the airport return to their respective teams. 먹튀검증