Towards the ‘highest place’… KIA full-scale quenching

10 professional baseball KBO teams have started spring camp to prepare for the opening of the season.

From today, KBC delivers vivid training news from Tucson, Arizona, USA, where the KIA Tigers spring camp is set up.

Reporter Kim Jae-hyun reports the camp atmosphere and the determination of the KIA team, which is taking the first step in winning the championship in six years.

Athletes are in the middle of training in cool and sunny weather with a midday temperature of around 15 degrees.

KIA has been holding a spring camp since the 1st at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

As it is an overseas field training held three years after Corona 19, the players’ determination is different.

▶ Sink: Lee Eui-ri / KIA Tigers Pitcher
– “The team always has a big goal. Winning is always the same every year. Winning seems to be the biggest goal.”

KIA, which entered baseball last fall, is aiming for a higher championship this season.

▶ Sink: Kim Jong-kook / KIA Tigers coach
– “This year, we are looking at a higher place, looking at the highest place, and preparing for the spring camp. Fans, please look forward to it and support us a lot.”

Park Dong-won, who was the main catcher, transferred, but the batting line, which led the league team batting average last year, is still alive, with Na Seong-beom and Socrates as the main players.

The growth of Kim Do-young, Kim Seok-hwan, and Kim Kyu-seong, who showed potential for development in domestic and Australian leagues, is also noticeable.

It is evaluated that the pitching staff has improved more than last year.

Yang Hyeon-jong and Lee Eui-ri, the national left-handed duo, replaced foreign pitching staff with right-handed orthodox Medina and Anderson to add weight and diversity.

▶ Sink: Yang Hyeon-jong /메이저놀이터 KIA Tigers Pitcher
– “Last year, fall baseball ended in vain with one game, but in this season, I think I have a lot of poison about that. That’s why I’m aiming for fall baseball, and I’ve been playing baseball for a long time. want to do.”

Ki-Hoon Kim, who returned from managing last season, Ji-Min Choi, who showed great progress in the Australian league, and Young-Cheol Yoon, a rookie pitcher at the high school level, are also expected to play.

There are about two months left until the start of the season.

▶ Standing: Kim Jae -hyun
– “KIA plans to finish the first spring camp here in Arizona by the end of this month, then move to Okinawa, Japan, and hold the second spring camp until early March before returning home. This is KBC Kim Jae-hyun from Tucson, Arizona, USA. “

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