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The Hanwha Eagles’ meteoric rise in the Korean Baseball Organization

The Hanwha Eagles’ meteoric rise in the Korean Baseball Organization is about to come to an end, and the shoulders of ‘the next Ryu Hyun-jin’ Moon Dong-ju are heavier than ever.

The Hanwha Eagles have announced right-hander Moon Dong-ju as the starting pitcher for their first game of the season against the NC Dinos of the 2024 Shinhan SOL Bank KBO League at Changwon NC Park on Saturday.

Hanwha is coming off a shocking three-game sweep of the KIA in Daejeon last weekend, snapping a three-game losing streak. They showed signs of resuming their winning ways when they snapped a five-game losing streak with a resurgent pitching performance by Ryu Hyun-jin against Doosan in Jamsil on Nov. 11, but they ran into a wall at the hands of ‘title favorites’ Kia, dropping to 9-10 on the season and tied for fifth place. The Eagles, who were 8-2 heading into their game against Lotte on April 4, suffered five consecutive losses and three straight defeats to the point where their 5-percent win rate was destroyed.

To make matters worse, the team has been plagued by injuries. 토토사이트 Starting shortstop Ha Joo-suk was removed from the first-team roster on the 9th after being diagnosed with a suspected hamstring tear, and Kim Min-woo, one of the mainstays of the starting lineup, was pulled after four pitches against KIA on the 13th due to elbow pain. He will undergo a medical examination on the 15th to determine his exact condition.

The slumping Hanwha pulled out the Moon Dong-ju card in hopes of snapping the losing streak.

Moon is 1-1 with an 8.10 ERA in three games, but suffered his first loss of the season in his most recent start on Tuesday against Jamsil Doosan, giving up six runs on six hits (one home run) in 3 1/3 innings with three walks and two strikeouts. Still without a quality start in three games this season.

Last year against NC, he went 1-1 with a 2.57 ERA in two games. He took the loss in Daejeon on April 30 with four runs in six innings, but rebounded on June 24 in Changwon with eight innings of two-hit ball with seven strikeouts and no walks.

In response, NC announced their first-round pick, Kim Si-hoon, as their starter. Kim’s pre-game record was 1-0 with a 4.05 ERA in three games, and he earned his first win of the season with a six-inning, one-run shutout against KT in Changwon on April 10.

Last year, he went 1-0 with a 5.68 ERA in eight games with one loss, one save, and one hold. All eight games were in relief.

Meanwhile, 파워볼실시간 Jamsil will face Detrick Enns (LG) and Aaron Wilkerson (Lotte), Gochuk will face Ariel Hurtado (Kiwoom) and William Cuevas (KT), Incheon will face Kim Kwang-hyun (SSG) and Kim Gun-guk (KIA), and Daegu will face Connor Seabold (Samsung) and Park So-joon (Doosan).

Doosan started Park So-joon in place of ace Raul Alcantara, who is feeling fatigue in his right arm.



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