The Korean baseball team, which 메이저사이트 aims to advance to the semifinals in the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC), faces Australia in the first gate.
The national team suffered the loss of being eliminated in the first round of the WBC twice in a row in 2013 and 2017. Through this tournament, which was held six years after that, they set out to restore their honor.
The first opponent is Australia, who recently won eight consecutive matches in international competitions. The national team will play the 1st round Group B match against Australia at Tokyo Dome, Japan at noon on the 9th.
Recently, he showed a strong performance against Australia, but as it is an international competition with many variables, he should not be vigilant. After finishing the last training ahead of the WBC opening at the Tokyo Dome the previous day (8th), coach Lee Kang-cheol of the national team said, “There are many evaluations that we have the upper hand in terms of power. But baseball is something they don’t know.” expressed his determination.
Captain Kim Hyeon-soo (LG), who has the most experience in international competitions (9) in the national team, showed his will not to repeat the mistakes of the past. He did not compete in the 2017 tournament, but suffered the pain of being eliminated in the first round in 2013.
At that time, the national team completed a thorough power analysis before the tournament, but fell into an unexpected slump. In response, Kim Hyun-soo said, “The power analysis was good then, and it is the same now.” Then, he raised his voice, saying, “Everyone is nervous, but if things start to go wrong, it will be a difficult game.