Go Woo-seok (25, LG Twins) suffered the pain of losing to Japan at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Since then, Korea’s best closer has grown even more, and Japan is also on alert.

Japanese media Full Count said on the 21st (Korean time), “Korea’s right-hander (Ko Woo-seok), who throws 158 km per hour, has sworn revenge on Japan.” 온라인카지노

Go Woo-seok was hit by Yamato Tetsuto (31, Yakult) in the 8th inning, 2-2 tie in the quarterfinals of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics held in 2021, with three RBIs and doubles that split left and middle. The match ended with Korea losing 2-5, and Japan later advanced to the final and won the gold medal.

Overcoming the painful memories of that time, Go Woo-seok stood up. At the press conference held on the 16th, he said, “My skills were lacking in the Olympics. After the match against Japan, I thought I needed to grow more, and I want to prove that my efforts were not in vain.”

It wasn’t a lie. Ko Woo-seok finished 2021 with 1 win, 5 losses, 30 saves, and an average ERA of 2.17, and last year, he won the KBO League save king with 4 wins, 2 losses, 42 saves, and an average ERA of 1.48.

The media paid attention to the high-speed slider Ko Woo-seok was equipped with. Go Woo-seok has been reborn as the best finisher in the league last year by significantly increasing his slider speed and actively using it.

Full Count said, “The average speed of Go Woo-seok’s fastball is 152.4 km per hour in 2021 and 152.5 km in 2022, so there is no big difference. , a significant increase to 24.2%. Last year, the slider’s hit rate was only 0.148.”

He said, “In the Olympics, it was just used to show the breaking ball, but since last year, the breaking ball itself has been showing competitiveness.” I was looking forward to meeting you.

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