Coach Lee Seung-yeop said to AG’s Kwak Bin
Coach Lee Seung-yeop, who is participating in AG, said, “Please leave the team for a while and do your best in the national team.”
Immediately after the 2023 Shinhan Bank Sol KBO League Doosan Bears-KIA Tigers game at Kia Champions Field in Gwangju on the 18th, Doosan manager Lee Seung-yeop encourages winning pitcher Kwak Bin.
Lee Seung-yeop, manager of the professional baseball Doosan Bears, gave words of blessing to pitcher Kwak Bin, who will play for the national team at the Hangzhou Asian Games.
Coach Lee said in an interview ahead of the 2023 Shinhan Bank Sol KBO League match against the NC Dinos at Jamsil Stadium on the 19th that he hopes Kwak Bin will perform well in the national team.
Kwak Bin became a winning pitcher with eight hits, five strikeouts and no runs in six innings against the KIA Tigers at Kia Champions Field in Gwangju on the 18th. For Kwak Bin, the game was his last appearance before the national baseball team’s call-up on the 23rd.
Manager Lee Seung-yeop said, “Kwakbin showed good pitching ahead of the big tournament. It was an important game both as a team and nationally, he said. “Kwakbin is in a good mood and I think he can leave the team for a while.” Kwak Bin’s good pitching was also good for the national team, he praised.
Coach Lee said, “I want to give advice when I leave for the national team,” adding, “I will put aside my concerns about the team for a while and ask them to do their best for the national team to bear good results.” Kwak Bin said, “I’m going to throw my determination to give my soul, but it’s a good mindset.” and smiled.
Finally, coach Lee said, “It is true that South Korea did not perform well at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and this year’s World Baseball Classic WBC,” and emphasized, “I think it is an important competition for Korean baseball because there are many young players in this Asian Games.”
Meanwhile, Kwak Bin has started 22 games this season and continued to show good performance with 11 wins, 7 losses and a 2.97 ERA.
Kwak Bin is expected to revitalize the Korean national baseball team, which is trying to win four consecutive championships following the 2010 Guangzhou, 2014 Incheon, and 2018 Jakarta and Palembang Asian Games. 토토