Director Kim Won-hyung “Mccarty’s stability in every game plays a decisive role in victory”

SSG Landers director Kim Won-hyung’s mouth rises at the good fight of ‘Mac Muwon’.

Kirk McCarty (28, SSG)크크크벳 started against the Doosan Bears in the 2023 KBO League regular season held at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 28th and pitched 6 2/3 innings, 3 hits (1 home run), 2 walks, 8 strikeouts and 1 run. He led the team to a 4-1 victory and recorded his second win of the season.

Initially, McCarty signed as the second starter to succeed Annie Romero. But while Romero was virtually on the bench with an injury, McCarty has established himself as the first starter on the team. He gave up 8 runs against the KIA Tigers on the 2nd, the first game of the season, but in the following 3 games, he played 6 or more innings, and his earned run was ‘0’ during this period. Then, in the game on the 28th, he continued his perfect pitching march, blocking 6 2/3 innings with 1 run.

After the match, manager Kim Won-hyeong praised his good pitching, saying, “Mccarty showed great pitching and played a decisive role in the victory. He shows stable pitching in every game and is a great help to the team.”

On the other hand, in the other lineup, Jeong Choi’s preemptive home run was the final blow, and Guillermo Heredia played the role of solver with multiple hits including timely hits. Manager Kim evaluated, “In the offense, Choi Jeong’s home run and Heredia recorded multiple hits, showing a good performance in the center of the batting line.”

On this day, SSG Landers Field was rained out in the second half of the game, but many home fans still remained at the stadium to watch SSG win. Director Kim Won-hyung said, “

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