Samsung Lions foreign pitcher David Buchanan, who threw only two innings and went off the mound, avoided a major injury.

Buchanan started the 14th game 안전놀이터 of the season against the LG Twins in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu on the 16th, and after recording 2 hits and 1 run in 2 innings, he handed over the mound to right-hander Lee Seung-hyun.

Buchanan came down to the dugout after the top of the second inning and complained of discomfort was captured on the relay screen, and even during practice pitching in the top of the third inning, she felt abnormal in her physical condition. In the end, the Samsung bench lowered Buchanan and put in right-hander Lee Seung-hyun.

On the 17th, before the 15th game of the season against LG, Samsung coach Park Jin-man explained Buchanan’s physical condition, saying, “I think I got a bit of a lump in my neck at the time. It’s better than yesterday.” .

What was the cause of the pain? Director Park said, “It wasn’t like that when I was throwing, but when I was reading the video, I suddenly turned my head to see the electronic signboard and said that I felt pain. I went out in the top of the 3rd inning because I said I would try it, but I changed it because I couldn’t do it in a situation where I was warming up.”

Although he lost the game, right-hander Lee Seung-hyun, who was called up urgently, played his part with 3 scoreless innings. Manager Park Jin-man said, “After the beginning of the second inning, Buchanan came down and said it was bad, so Lee Seung-hyun was preparing to some extent from then on.” I think the command wasn’t good, so I think the number of pitches was a bit low because the opponent batters were also actively hitting.”

‘Neck pain→early plateau’ Buchanan avoids major injury…”Better than the day before, we’ll see”

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