Worried about WBC sequelae? Won Tae-in has a plan

 “The top priority is to get back to normal as soon as possible.”

Won Tae-in (23, Samsung Lions) is one of the pitchers who threw the most in the World Baseball Classic (WBC) Korean national team. He pitched in both starting and bullpen pitches, and when including official practice games, he threw a total of 109 pitches in 6⅓ innings. He has been on the mound several times in a short period of time, so his fatigue is piled up as much as he can.

It is a situation that is more concerned because players 스포츠토토who have been to international competitions have suffered from aftereffects. However, Won Tae-in is planning to focus on raising the pace rather than worrying. He plans to build up his stamina by digesting more exercise before the pennant race begins.

Won Tae-in said, “After coming to Korea, I exercised more. I couldn’t do much weight training because I had to prepare for the competition. I plan to exercise more before the season starts. I’ve slowed down a bit now. So my performance may not be good. “But we have to get it back to normal by the season opener. That’s our top priority.”

Recently, the sleep rhythm has also been disrupted. Because he doesn’t get enough sleep, his fatigue is slow to recover. Won Tae-in said, “It’s hard because I can’t sleep. It wasn’t like that in Japan, but I thought I could get a good night’s sleep because I was relaxed, but I can’t sleep. I think I need to adjust my sleep pattern quickly.”

Besides the condition, there are other things you need to adapt to. It is the official ball of the KBO League. In preparation for the WBC tournament, he has been pitching with a ball manufactured by Rawlings. Compared to the official ball of the KBO League, it is larger in size, and the seams are flat, so it is slippery. Pitchers with sensitive fingertips had a hard time adapting

Won Tae-in said, “During the tournament, I thought I wanted to use the KBO League official ball quickly. But when I caught it, it was difficult. I think I have to adapt. It was so well caught that it stuck to the ground. The feeling is very different. Demonstration game “I try to focus on throwing as many strikes as possible,” he said.

First of all, preparations for the season of Won Tae-in are proceeding normally. In an exhibition game against Kiwoom Heroes held at Gocheok Sky Dome on the 23rd, he recorded 4 innings, 5 strikeouts and no runs. He showed perfect pitching. The maximum speed of the fastball was recorded at 148 km.

The key to him is whether he can maintain his condition throughout the season. Won Tae-in is working hard to overcome the aftereffects of the international competition. If Won Tae-in can play the season according to his thoughts, he is expected to see the appearance of an ace who has grown to the next level.

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