NC’S NEW FOREIGN PITCHER TANNER HITS TWO HOME RUNS, GIVES UP THREE RUNS IN FIRST GAME

The NC Dinos of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) signed a new foreign player ahead of the ‘autumn baseball’ season, but his debut game fell short of expectations .NC’s replacement foreign player Tanner Tully (28) started the home game against the Hanwha Eagles at NC Park in Changwon on the 15th and was removed after giving up three runs on six hits, including two home runs, in six innings .He struck out four and did not walk a batter .Tanner gave up a solo home run to left field with two outs in the top of the first inning when he threw a fastball to 스포츠토토링크 the body off Hanwha’s slugger Noh Si-hwan. In the top of the sixth inning, 1-1, he gave up a two-run homer to Nick Williams to cut the deficit to 1-3.Tanner, a left-handed finesse pitcher, touched 136-144 mph on his fastball but mixed in a sharp slider, changeup and curveball to attack hitters. His aggressive pitches caught the eye as he threw 60 strikes out of 86 pitches.NC, which was fourth in the standings the day before, released Taylor Widener and brought in Tanner in preparation for a postseason run. Tanner, who was selected by the Cleveland Guardians in the 2016 Major League Baseball (MLB) First-Year Player Draft, made his big league debut last year, going winless in three games with a 6.00 ERA .In the minor leagues, he went 44-51 with a 4.18 ERA in 159 career games.

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