U-18 baseball team wins 14-1 against Czech Republic at World Youth Championships… First win in competition
The U-18 youth baseball team won its first win at the World Youth Championship.
The national team, led by coach Lee Young-bok (Chungam High School), recorded 14 hits and finished 14-1 in a match against the Czech Republic in Group A of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-18 Baseball World Cup (World Youth Baseball Championship) held in Taichung, Taiwan on the 3rd. won by 1
Korea, which was defeated by host Taiwan on the 2nd, ranked 3rd in Group A with 1 win and 1 loss.
1st place is Taiwan (3 wins), 2nd place is Puerto Rico (2 wins). Korea played two games as the first game against Puerto Rico, scheduled for the 1st, was canceled due to rain.
The national team is scheduled to play the third group match against Australia on the 4th, but it may be postponed due to the impact of Typhoon Haikui.메이저놀이터
The Korea Baseball Softball Association said, “Taichung City has taken measures to ban outdoor activities due to typhoon issues,” and added, “The schedule for the remaining preliminary round games is flexible.”
On this day, the Czech Republic match was held two hours later than scheduled due to the influence of a typhoon.
Korea scored two runs in the top of the first inning with bases loaded and one out due to the opposing team’s fielder’s choice and throwing error.
Korea led by 6-0 by adding a run in the third inning and three runs in the fourth inning, but in the fifth inning, with one out and runners on first base due to an opponent’s error, Yeon Jun-won (Busan High School)’s timely double to the left field widened the lead.
Then, with the bases loaded and 2 outs thanks to walks by Lee Chung-heon (Chungam High School) and Yeo Dong-geon (Seoul High School), Big Ji-hwan (Segwang High School) pushed out a walk to make it 8-0.
In the top of the 7th inning, he scored 6 runs while batting 1 time, splitting the game.
Youth baseball team pitcher Park
Ki-ho is posing after finishing the match against the Czech Republic in Group A of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-18 Baseball World Cup (World Youth Baseball Championship) held in Taichung, Taiwan on the 3rd. . [Provided by the Korea Baseball Softball Association. Redistribution and DB prohibited]
Catcher Lee Yul-ye (Gangneung High School) played well with 3 hits in 5 at-bats, 2 RBIs, and 3 runs, and starting pitcher Park Ki-ho (Cheong High School) showed off his perfect performance by striking out 3 and allowing no hits and walks in 3 innings.