Sat. Jun 3rd, 2023

 Doosan Bears pitcher Kim Yu-seong (21), who had many issues before his debut due to controversy over school violence in middle school, started his first professional appearance.

Kim Yoo-seong started the mound against the Hanwha Eagles in the ‘2023 KBO League Futures League’ held at the Seosan-only training ground on the 7th. His final performance was 4 innings, 84 pitches, 1 hit (1 home run), 4 walks, 4 strikeouts and 1 run.

Kim Yoo-seong was selected in the first round of the 안전놀이터2021 KBO Draft by the NC Dinos, but did not become a pro. In July 2017, he was suspended from attendance for five days by the Naedong Middle School Violence Committee for school violence, and in January of the following year, the Changwon District Court ordered 20 hours of psychological treatment and 40 hours of community service, and the NC withdrew his nomination. Because.

In October 2020, Yuseong Kim received a one-year ban from the Sports Fair Committee and was actually punished four times. After that, after going to Korea University, he participated in the 2023 KBO Rookie Draft as an early draft and joined Doosan with the 19th overall pick in the second round.

From his first professional inning, Yoo-seong Kim struggled. He threw 39 balls in the bottom of the first inning alone. He handled the first batter, Sang-bin Yoo, with a floating ball in left field, but as a result of the subsequent batters, Jin-hyeok Jang and Min-gyu Jeong allowed consecutive walks, facing a crisis with the bases loaded with one out. Despite the run-in crisis, Kim Yoo-seong struck out Lee Seong-gon on a swing, and Heo Gwan-hoe was treated as a floating ball by center fielder to finish the inning.

In episode 2, Yuseong Kim found some stability. After catching Han Kyung-bin with a foul fly from third baseman, he gave Lee Do-yoon a walk, but Won Hyuk-jae and Yoo Sang-bin turned them into regular hits and did not concede.

The first run as a pro was the third inning when the team was leading 3-0. After one out, Jang Jin-hyeok hit a solo home run, making it 3-1. After two outs, Lee Seong-gon had to be sent out as an error, but the follow-up hitter Heo Gwan-hoe was treated as a swing strikeout.

In the last 4th inning, after two outs, Won Hyuk-je was sent out due to a catch error by the shortstop. He faced Yoo Sang-bin, the first hitter with 2nd base and 2nd base, but was treated as a floating ball by the center fielder and finished the mound that day.

Meanwhile, Doosan is leading Hanwha 3-1 at the end of the 5th inning.

Kim Yoo-seong left a homework assignment called uneasiness in pitching despite his ability to take 4 strikeouts in 4 innings.

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