Due to unlucky
aircraft defects throughout training, such as hail and strong winds, some of them were tied up in the US and
moved by land… The baseball team ahead
of the World Baseball Classic (WBC) is returning home after a joint field training in Tucson, Arizona, USA. The national team, which struggled with the weather throughout the training period, filled up the amount of training by sweating until the morning of the return home. However, on the way back to Korea, he faced the bad luck of delaying the schedule due to a defect in the plane.
The national team, which gathered at the training ground on the 15th of last month, fought against the weather from the beginning. On the 16th, the training schedule was not properly digested due to hail and snow, and the practice match with KT scheduled for the 23rd was postponed due to strong winds. On the 27th, the evaluation match with LG was canceled due to rain and wind. On the 28th, the day of departure, starting pitchers such as NC Koo Chang-mo (27) and Samsung Samsung Won Tae-in (23), who felt that training was insufficient, adjusted their senses through pitching practice.
The bad luck didn’t stop there. After training, the national team was scheduled to return to Incheon International Airport via Los Angeles from the training ground by dividing into three planes, but one plane was in trouble. A flight from Tucson to Los Angeles was canceled due to aircraft problems on the runway. On the plane, 22 people, including coach Lee Kang-cheol (57), players from KT, LG, Kiwoom, SSG, Lotte, and Doosan, and 4 dispatched KBO employees decided to move from Tucson to LA via land and return to Korea on a new flight. . The vehicle travel time alone is expected to reach 10 hours.
The national team was originally scheduled to return home on the 1st. On the 2nd, after recovering at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, on the 3rd, they set up a schedule to play a practice game with the SSG 2nd team. However, as the return schedule was changed, the training schedule was also put in a position to be reorganized. A KBO official said, “It is important for the team to return home safely,” and “we plan to decide the schedule after they return safely.”먹튀검증
The national team will depart for Japan on the 4th and prepare for the tournament in earnest. The first game of the national team is against Australia on the 9th.