The pitcher who won 4 wins last year has already won 2 wins in just 2 weeks of opening. NC Shin Min-hyuk gave all the credit to his new battery partner Park Se-hyuk토스카지노.
NC Dinos won 1-0 in the first match of the season against KT Wiz in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Changwon NC Park on the 11th. As a result of this day, with a 3-game winning streak, 4 consecutive wins were won, recording 6 wins and 3 losses in the season.
The protagonist of the victory was starter Shin Min-hyeok. Before the game, he met the KT batting line, which was second in team batting average, and reported his second victory of the season with 6 hits, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts, and 100 pitches in 6 innings. In the 1st inning 1 company 1st and 2nd base, in the 2nd inning no 2nd base, in the 4th inning 1 company 2nd base, in the 6th inning 2nd out 1st and 2nd base, etc. We faced a lot of crises, but under the maximum 146km fastball, various He showed off his management skills with a changing ball. The strike (66)-ball (34) ratio was also ideal.
Shin Min-hyeok, whom we met after the game, said, “I practiced while thinking about the good times. It was good to watch a lot of videos when it was good,” he said. “At the beginning of the game, I had strength in the fastball, so I played with power, but as innings continued and runners went out, one point became more important, so later I threw low, mainly with a breaking ball.”
Before the game, the team was on a three-game winning streak, and the opponent that day was foreign pitcher Bo Chul-seo. Was there no burden? Shin Min-hyuk said, “It is better to deal with difficult pitchers and good pitchers. Because the tempo of those pitchers is fast, I can also throw quickly.”
Shin Min-hyeok succeeded in two consecutive victories by not giving up a single run in six innings, following his first pitch against Doosan in Jamsil on the 5th, giving up three runs in six innings. This is a reversal for a pitcher who had an average ERA of 4.56 in 26 games last year. Shin Min-hyuk gave the credit to his new battery partner, Park Se-hyuk.
Shin Min-hyeok said, “(Park) Se-hyeok and I talk a lot before the game. He knows the pitches I throw well and tells me to use them a lot. In fact, looking at his autograph, there are many pitches I want to throw. My heart is on the mound. He raised his thumb, saying, “I trust him a lot and try to follow him. You are a good catcher.”
Park Se-hyeok is a senior who is very helpful not only in defense but also in offense. The final blow in the game on the 11th was Park Se-hyeok’s 1 RBI, a timely hit in the 6th inning. Shin Min-hyeok said, “It helps a lot when I lead, so I’m so thankful that I even hit the bat well. He will definitely buy you a cup of coffee next time.”
When asked how he felt after winning the game, Park Se-hyeok also cited the fantastic teamwork with Shin Min-hyeok as the factor for his 4 consecutive victories, not his final stroke. He said, “I chose Shin Min-hyuk’s slider and changeup as the deciding pitch and played against the batter, and there was a good result. He is also happy to be able to help Shin Min-hyeok with an RBI in the process of Shin Min-hyuk fighting hard.”
The influence of ‘4.6 billion catcher’ Park Se-hyeok has dominated the young NC mound from the beginning of the season.