In the home game against SSG Landers in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Suwon kt Wiz Park at 6:30 pm on the 18th, Ko Young-pyo fought hard with 2 runs in 7 innings, 7 hits, 4 walks and 3 strikeouts, and won 2 wins of the season.
After the match, Koh Young-pyo said, “I am happy that the results of the match came out well and the team won. The process is unfortunate, but I am satisfied with the Quality Start Plus record.”
Koh Young-pyo, who was sluggish with 5 runs in 5.2 innings against the NC Dinos on the 12th, showed a different pitching in the game that day. However, Ko Young-pyo gave credit to his fellow players, saying, “The control and changeup, which is an advantage, is still lacking in consistency, so I am working hard. Today’s game was not satisfactory, but in a crisis situation, luck followed and fielders helped in defense, leading to good results.” 안전놀이터
Regarding the scene where Joo-hwan Choi was struck out on a swing in the top of the 6th inning, in a crisis of self-control, Young-pyo Ko said, “I was conscious of Joo-hwan Choi’s long hitting power. I was able to catch it,” he said.
On the other hand, Koh Young-pyo proved that he was a natural enemy by fighting hard against SSG in Gyeonggi-do that day. Until the game on the 18th, he had a career record of 4 wins and 1 loss with an average ERA of 2.21, showing his strength in this game as well.
Regarding this, he said, “I don’t know either. Baseball is relativity, but I think the result of the game was not good because the hitter who had difficulty with me was in SSG.”
Regarding the current physical condition, he explained, “I have strength and I am in good shape. However, the pitching rhythm and balance are a little unstable.” He continued, “I still don’t like my physical condition. I’m only in 50-70% of my pitching condition. I feel that way more as I treat myself more strictly.”