Will Kim Dong-kyu (19), who was traded from LG to Kiwoom, get a chance to replace An Woo-jin? After the trade, Kim Dong-gyu, who is on a business trip as a starting pitcher in the Futures League, was beaten in the second appearance after a good pitch in the first game.먹튀검증
Kim Dong-gyu took the mound as a starting pitcher in the Futures League match against Lotte Group 2 held at Uiam Stadium in Chuncheon on the 9th. However, he struggled to find his way and was demolished early without filling the first inning.
He walked top hitter Hwang Seong-bin on the fifth pitch in the first inning. Bae In-hyeok was also sent out on a walk on the 5th pitch and was driven to 1st and 2nd base safely. Kook Hae-seong hit a ground ball and the first baseman made a catch error.
The runner on second base went home through third base and scored. The runner on first base advanced all the way to third base, and batter runner Hae-seong Kuk was snared and tagged out by the shortstop. Ji-wan Ji-wan at bat from 1 out 3 base, Kim Dong-gyu allowed the runner on 3rd to score with a wild throw.
Ji Ji-wan was allowed a double on the left line. Following this, he allowed a third point after a timely hit to the left by Kim Min-soo. Kim Dong-hyuk threw another wild pitch at bat, and the runner on first base advanced to second base, and Kim Dong-hyuk was sent out with a straight walk.
When he became 1st and 2nd base, he was replaced by bullpen pitcher Oh Sang-won. Oh Sang-won blocked it with a foul fly and a floating ball without conceding any additional points.
Kim Dong-gyu shook with 2 hits, 3 walks and 2 wild throws in ⅓ innings, recording 3 runs (2 earned). He threw 27 pitches (nine strikes, 18 balls) and was demolished.
Kim Dong-gyu, who joined LG in the 2nd round of the 2023 rookie draft (17th overall), wore a Kiwoom uniform as a trade on July 29th. LG traded Kiwoom Choi Won-tae to reinforce starting pitchers, and handed over promising hitter Lee Joo-hyung and pitcher Kim Dong-gyu and 2024 rookie draft 1st round nomination rights (8th overall) to Kiwoom.
Before the trade, Kim Dong-gyu recorded an average ERA of 4.08 with 3 wins and 5 losses in 9 games (39⅔ innings) in the Futures League. He appeared in just one game for the first team. He made his debut against Hanwha on June 10, recording 3 walks and 2 runs (1 earned) in ⅓ innings.
After the trade, Kim Dong-gyu started in the match against the 2nd team of the Futures League SSG held at Uiam Stadium in Chuncheon on the 4th and recorded 4 hits, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts and no runs in 5 innings. His highest fastball velocity was 147 km.
After a four-day break, he was knocked out early in the second appearance due to a hunting game. On the 9th, Kiwoom excluded Ace Ahn Woo-jin from the first team entry for rest due to accumulated fatigue. On the 13th, there was a hole in the starting rotation against LG in Jamsil. Kiwoom coach Hong Won-ki said, “I’m putting Kim Dong-gyu up for now” as an alternative starting candidate. It is not impossible for Kim Dong-gyu to pitch before 30 pitches and pitch after a three-day break.