Kim Seo-hyun (19), a special rookie of the Hanwha Eagles, is expected to be able to throw the ball to her heart’s content by making various changes to her pitching form in the future.
Kim Seo-hyun, who joined Hanwha after being nominated in the first round (1st place) of the 2023 rookie draft, is highly anticipated as the future of Hanwha, which will be responsible for the future Hanwha mound. He made his first-team debut this season, recording 10 games (11 innings), 1 save, and an ERA of 2.45, and is having a successful early season in his debut.
Even after Kim Seo-hyun debuted in the first team, his pitching form changed little by little, surprising fans. However, there are opinions that it would be better to fix it with one pitching form for stable pitching.
Regarding this, coach Choi Won-ho said, “I think the height of the arm is unique to the pitcher. If Kim Seo-hyun can throw well by doing that, I don’t see the need to limit his pitching form. He could be even worse,” he said, revealing that he had no intention of forcing Kim Seo-hyun to adopt a single pitching form. 토토사이트
Director Choi Won-ho said, “I don’t think it’s good to block pitchers who can throw with various pitching forms.” If you prevent it, you will be psychologically disturbed. You may think, ‘I’m obviously not in good form right now, so I’m trying to change it, but why can’t I stop it?’ So, I think that asking them to bring only one pitching form can rather result in blocking creativity.” He continued, “It is a pitcher who originally throws like that. He said he threw like that since elementary school,” he laughed.
If Kim Seo-hyun gets injured while changing pitching form like now, coach Choi Won-ho may have a different opinion. However, coach Choi Won-ho said, “For fear that Kim Seo-hyun will get sick, he thinks it is not good to force the pitching form from now on. Of course, if it comes to injury, he has another decision to make. That is an issue that needs to be discussed at that time,” he said.
Seohyun Kim is a very talented prospect. As a result, he is deeply concerned about how to develop this player.
Manager Choi Won-ho said, “The reason I personally appreciate Kim Seo-hyun is that he can catch strikes with a breaking ball. Pitchers who throw fast balls at that age often fail to make counts with breaking balls when their fastballs fluctuate. Then he can end up throwing only the ball. However, Kim Seo-hyun can catch the count with a breaking ball,” he said. “Now we have to think about whether it would be better for us to use Kim Seo-hyun as a bullpen next year or to start as a team composition. First of all, I think I will have to watch it while using it as a bullpen this year.”