After winning the gold medal with ‘0 pitch’, Kwak Bin expressed his feelings, “It was really hard and I felt sorry… “I definitely want to show it at the next international competition


Doosan Kwak Bin (24), who returned from the Hangzhou Asian Games without being able to play in a single game due to phlegm symptoms, revealed his feelings.

Kwak Bin took the mound as a starter in the game against KIA held at Jamsil Stadium on the 13th and pitched well with 2 hits, 2 walks, 9 strikeouts, and 1 run in 6 innings, leading the team to a 3-1 victory. Personally, it was my 12th win (7 losses) of the season. Won 3-1.

In addition, 5th place Doosan widened the gap with 6th place KIA to 3 games, increasing its chances of advancing to the fall baseball season.

Today was Kwak Bin’s return match. Kwak Bin participated in the competition as a member of the baseball team at the Hangzhou Asian Games, which ended on the 8th. Just before leaving for Hangzhou, he showed off his good condition by pitching three scoreless innings in a self-organized practice game. He was mentioned as the most important starter against Taiwan in the group round.

However, after the tournament opened, he was unable to play a single game due to back pain. Although the Korean national team won the championship, there were also voices of criticism directed at Kwak Bin, who received military service benefits without throwing a single ball. Kwak Bin also posted an apology on his social media.

As for Kwak Bin, he was playing a league game almost a month after the KIA game on the 18th of last month, and he also had to overcome the unfavorable gaze towards him.

Kwak Bin overcame the pressure and threw a total of 109 pitches, throwing a mix of fastballs (35), sliders (54), curves (12), and change-ups (8) with a maximum distance of 152 km.

After the game, Kwak Bin was finally able to reveal his feelings. He said, “It has been so difficult. “I felt very sorry for Moon Dong-ju (Hanwha) and the other players,” he confessed.

Kwak Bin, who had been waiting since the Super Round match against China, said, “I pitched against China and lost my arm in the second inning in the final against Taiwan, but fortunately (Moon) Dong-ju pitched very well and there were sure-to-be winners in the second half, so I thought it was right to leave it to him.” explained.

The first time I felt symptoms of phlegm was during the group stage match against Hong Kong, which was the first match of the tournament. Kwak Bin said, “I was warming up two hours before the game when Dam came and spoke to the trainer. He told me not to overexert myself and to take a rest, so I took a rest. “The next day, he played catch, but he got sick again that night.”토토사이트

At that time, Kwak Bin suffered greatly, with a fever reaching nearly 39 degrees. He said, “I was sobbing all night, and in the morning, I got an IV injection and 3 injections to relieve phlegm, but the phlegm did not get better.” He added, “So now I got an acupuncture treatment to relax the muscles, and from then on, the phlegm cleared up a bit, so I was able to get ready.” “He said.

Even after winning the gold medal, Kwak Bin could not hide his feeling sorry for his teammates. He said, “Every time I saw him, he said he was sorry. He also expressed his gratitude, saying, “I said to my colleagues, ‘I don’t know if I can help, but I feel very uncomfortable because I am sick,’ and my older brothers and younger brothers gave me a lot of encouragement.”

Although he was unable to throw in the game, Kwak Bin grew a lot through this tournament. He said, “I saw Taiwanese pitchers and Japanese pitchers, and they were really good. “I think I’m a bit humbled because I don’t think I’m at that level yet.”

Fortunately, the good pitch that day relieved some of the burden on his mind. Kwak Bin expressed his determination, saying, “If I am selected to the next national team again, I really want to show it.”

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