Roennis Elias, the new foreign pitcher of SSG Landers, raised his sense of practice in the Futures League.
On the 4th, SSG announced that it had acquired Elias as a replacement for Annie Romero for a total of $540,000.
Elias, who entered Korea on the 7th, started at 11:00 am on the 18th at Samsung Lions Ball Park in Gyeongsan, North Gyeongsang Province, against the Samsung Lions Futures League in the 2023 KBO Futures League, giving up 1 run in 3⅔ innings (1 earned run), 4 hits, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts. Recorded.
Elias threw a total of 60 pitches. He had 39 strikes and 21 balls. The highest speed of his four-seam fastball was 147 km / h. He checked his condition by throwing a curveball, changeup, and slider as well.
After the game, Elias said, “I’m happy to finally be able to play in Korea. I’m looking forward to my appearance in the future.”
Lee Dae-soo, head coach of the Futures, said, “Considering the fact that the game is today at 11:00 a.m. and adaptation to the mound due to rain, it is expected that the first team will increase speed and increase the power of the four-seam fastball.” “First of all, the overall control was good, and the pitching rhythm was good. “And the balance was good. In particular, the changeup was easy to lose timing against a right-handed hitter. The curve is also powerful.”안전놀이터
An SSG official said, “The future schedule for the first team will be decided later.”
On the other hand, Ha Jae-hoon, who returned from a shoulder injury, raised his sense of practice by recording 2 hits and 2 RBIs in 3 at-bats in the game that day. Infield giant prospect Go Myung-jun also played an active role with 1 hit in 3 at-bats, 1 home run and 2 RBIs, contributing to a 7-3 strong win in the 5th inning.