The LG Twins are constantly injured. Lee Min-ho was excluded from the entry due to unexpected elbow pain, and Baek Seung-hyun was also excluded.
LG excluded Lee Min-ho and Baek Seung-hyun from the first team entry on the 10th. Lee Min-ho, who was planning to start against Lotte on the 11th, felt an abnormality in his elbow during bullpen pitching on the 9th. He had a checkup on the afternoon of the 10th and an MRI scan revealed a damage to his right elbow flexor. 3 weeks break is required.
On the 11th, LG announced newcomer Park Myeong-geun 안전놀이터as the starting pitcher.
Lee Min-ho, who was included in the opening rotation, played an active part in the first match of this season, the Gocheok Kiwoom match on the 5th, with 2 runs in 5⅓ innings (visa book).
Coach Yeom Kyung-yeop expressed his anticipation, saying, “Kim Yun-shik and Lee Min-ho are the key players this season. We have to do well in the starting lineup.”
However, he suffered a sudden injury right before the second appearance after starting one game. It is an unexpected injury.
To make matters worse, one more pitcher was missing. Baek Seung-hyun is in his third year as a pitcher.
He got into the opening entry using good pitching in the demonstration game as a stepping stone. He pitched scoreless this season, allowing only one hit in 3 games and 3⅓ innings. Director Yeom Gyeong-yeop had high expectations for Baek Seung-hyeon, to the point of mentioning him as a candidate for the next Pil Seung-jo.
However, he felt discomfort in his shoulder and was removed from the entry on the 10th. Baek Seung-hyun plans to undergo a hospital checkup on the 11th.
There are a lot of injuries coming out of all the clubs this season. LG is no exception.
Starting with finisher Ko Woo-seok, Lee Jae-won, Son Ho-young, Oh Ji-hwan, Lee Min-ho and Baek Seung-hyun left.
In particular, there was a gap in the starting pitcher and bullpen on the mound. The mound operation was disrupted. The biggest ordeal of winning candidate LG has come.