SUWON, South Korea (Yonhap) By Hong Kyubin Reporter = KT WIZ Submarine pitcher Ko Young-pyo has only nine strikeouts this season. He pitched 110⅔ innings in 18 games between April and July, which means he gave up less than one walk every two games .That’s less than half of the second-place finisher, Raul Alcantara (20-Dusan Bears), for the fewest number of innings pitched in regulation. Ko also pitched a no-hitter in his first game of 카지노사이트킹 August against the Suwon SSG Landers on Aug. 1.Ko threw eight innings of six-hit ball with four strikeouts and no walks to help the team win its fourth straight game .He was accurate and aggressive with the ball on the mitt, as evidenced by his 76% strikeout rate (75 strikes, 22 balls).Despite allowing four doubles, he didn’t walk a batter and earned a quality start plus (7+ innings pitched, 3 earned runs or less).After the game, Ko, who improved to 9-5 on the season, explained his pitching style, saying, “If you give up a walk, your pitch count goes up meaninglessly,” and that he tries to keep the ball in the strike zone and engage hitters quickly. “So even if you have runners on base, you have to throw fewer pitches per inning,” he said. “Basically, you can go six innings, and if you’re efficient, you can go seven or eight innings .”As he is not a fastball pitcher, he said he is concerned with the movement of the ball and the control of his delivery .On this day, Ko’s fastball ranged from 134 to 141 kilometers per hour, and his changeup was measured at 113 to 122 kilometers per hour. “I think the fastball is a game pitch from the beginning, because if I throw it without power, it can be easier to hit,” he said. “If I throw it too far to the corner, there is a high probability that it will be a ball, so I start throwing it from the center of the zone. When I’m feeling good, my rhythm gets better and better, so I look for the corner and throw it.” He could have pitched a complete game, but due to the heat, he did not pitch in the ninth inning.” In the eighth inning, I was facing Choo Shin-soo, and I couldn’t concentrate. It was the first time I felt the heat on the mound,” he said, adding, “I signed to the bench (after the double by Choo), but they said, ‘The next pitcher is not ready,’ so I said I 카지노사이트킹 would pitch this inning. “KT has been on a winning streak over the past two months (28-14, .667 winning percentage), climbing from last to fifth place. The win was a great start to August.” Having fewer ups and downs was the secret to KT’s rise,” said Ko Young-pyo, reflecting on the team’s ability to come back from a minus-14 (win-loss differential).