Jae-young Jang of ‘900 million’ played a big role in the 10K in Australian baseball Geelong Korea, reaping a team victory and his first victory together.
Jang Jae-young started the 2022-2023 Australian Professional Baseball (ABL) match against the Melbourne Aces held at the Geelong Baseball Center in Australia on the 18th, throwing 115 balls in 8 innings, scoring 5 hits (2 homers), 10 strikeouts and 2 runs. He led the team to a 5-3 victory.
With this victory, Jang Jae-young won a pleasant first win (2 losses) in 6 starts. Jang Jae-young started all six games and recorded an average ERA of 3.30 (11 ERA in 30 innings) with 1 win and 2 losses. The strikeout he caught in 30 innings was 37, and he is ranked as the leader in this category along with Max Lazar (Brisbane).
Jang Jae-young, who joined the pro (Kiwoom) with a fastball of up to 157 km/h, bowed his head for two years without being able to properly demonstrate his talent. However, he showed a powerful revival on the Australian stage, proving his growth potential and raising expectations for the future.
Jang Jae-young, who started the first inning pleasantly with one strikeout and three-way strikeout, allowed two hits including a home run in the second inning and gave up a run, but continued the good fight by raising the outcount with two strikeouts.
Jang Jae-young allowed a home run again in the third inning and gave it a 0-2 lead, but soon escaped from the loss crisis with the help of the other line. At the end of the 3rd inning, Jang Jin-hyeok scored an RBI, and at the end of the 4th, Song Chan-eui, Ha Jae-hoon and Park Ju-hong reached base with three consecutive hits, and Oh Jang-han helped Jang Jae-young by tying the score with a push-off ball. 안전놀이터
Afterwards, Jang Jae-young allowed a hit to the lead batter in the beginning of the 5th inning, but after that, he found stability by handling all three batters, and continued his good pitching by making a tripartite inning in the 6th inning.
In the meantime, the other line succeeded in reversing. In the bottom of the 6th, lead batter Ha Jae-hoon fired a solo shot to overturn the score, and Park Ju-hong’s hit and Yoo Sang-bin’s two-run home run sealed the score.
Jang Jae-young, who met the winning pitcher requirements, took charge of the mound until the 8th inning. In the 7th and 8th innings, he gave up balls that hit his body once, but he struck out 4 and put on a scoreless strikeout show.
Meanwhile, Seo Jun-won was responsible for Jae-young Jang. On the mound in the ninth inning with a 5-2 lead, Seo Jun-won allowed a home run to Jacob Robson after a run, but he recorded the first save in the Australian league by catching the remaining out count.