He threw over 300 161km fastballs… ESPN’s “Most Exciting Player”
Now, the adaptation is over. The appearance of a large pitcher with a fiery fastball is approaching.
On the 23rd (Korean time), the American sports media ‘ESPN’ selected the most interesting players from 30 major league clubs and had time to predict their 2023 season.메이저놀이터
‘ESPN’ picked right-handed prospect Hunter Green (23) from the Cincinnati Reds. Green made his major league debut last year and pitched 125⅔ innings as a starting pitcher in all 24 games, going 5-13 with a 4.44 ERA. He boasted an explosive pitch to the extent that he caught 164 strikeouts alone.
In the first half of last season, Green struggled with an ERA of 5.78 with an average of 3 wins and 11 losses. “Green’s command has improved over his last eight starts,” ESPN reports. After serious slugging problems plagued him in the first half, he’s posted a 1.75 ERA with 66 strikeouts and just two home runs since July. Baseball It was the dominant pitch that any fan dreams of,” Green looked back on last season.
Above all, Green is considered a player with a high possibility of a long run in that he boasts fresh shoulders. “Tommy John surgery and COVID-19 meant he didn’t pitch in 2019 and 2020. He pitched only 186 innings in the minor leagues,” explained ESPN.
Green’s greatest weapon is his fastball, which boasts tremendous velocity. ‘ESPN’ introduced an interesting record left by Green last season, saying, “Green threw 337 balls over 100 miles (161 km) last season, second only to Minnesota Twins reliever Joan Duran in the league.” did.
‘ESPN’ even threw a question to Green. Will Green insist on his fastball and slider combo or focus on developing a changeup for left-handed hitters? Can Green, who is entering his second year in the major leagues this year, show an upgraded pitching compared to last year?