“I thought winning was the greatest gift for children.” He earned his third win of the season by fighting hard with 5 hits, 6 strikeouts and 1 run in 7 innings. This is the first time Oh Won-seok has become a winning pitcher on Children’s Day.
In an interview after the game, Oh Won-seok said, “I am so happy that the team won on Children’s Day. I am happy that I contributed to the team winning by going out as a starting pitcher. I thought winning was the greatest gift to children. I wanted to win unconditionally,” he said of his victory.
Oh Won-seok, who said, “In the last pitch, the control and ball count battles didn’t go well, so there were a lot of walks.” I wanted to make the hitter die. I think it worked.
In this game, Kiwoom starting pitcher Jeong Chan-heon also pitched well with 2 hits, 3 strikeouts and 1 run in 6 innings. With Jeong Chan-heon throwing 62 pitches and Oh Won-seok throwing 85 pitches for 13 innings, the progress was very fast until the middle of the game.
Oh Won-seok said,안전놀이터 “The tempo of the game was fast, so I was very happy. This is the ideal feeling for a starting pitcher. I always want to throw a lot of innings, and to do that, I wanted the batter to just keep hitting and win the game. I think that part went well today.”
SSG, which started the season with 10 consecutive wins last season, is leading the league with 18 wins and 10 losses this season, and is hitting from the beginning of the season. However, there are competing teams fiercely pursuing this year, such as Lotte (15-9) and LG (17-11). Oh Won-seok said, “Honestly, I think last year was ridiculously good. I think this year is more normal. Anyway, it’s good to keep leading,” he said with a laugh.