South Korea beat Taiwan 2-0 in the final at Shaoxing Baseball Stadium in Zhejiang Province, China, on the 7th (Korea time).
South Korea made up the starting lineup with second baseman Kim Hye-sung, center fielder Jihoon Choi, right fielder Yoon Dong-hee, third baseman Roh Si-hwan, first baseman Moon Bo-kyung, designated hitter Kang Baek-ho, shortstop Kim Joo-won, catcher Kim Hyung-joon and left fielder Kim Sung-yoon. South Korea’s Moon Dong-ju took the starting mound.
Taiwan formed the batting order with shortstop Zeng Jong-jeo, left fielder Lin Zhiwei, designated hitter Lin Li, right fielder Lin Anker, first baseman Wu Neng-ting, third baseman Lin Zhihao Yu, second baseman Li Haoui, center fielder Sean Hauwei and catcher Lin Zha Zheng. The starting pitcher is left-hander Lin Yu-min. 안전놀이터
South Korea scored two runs first in the second inning on Kim Joo-won’s sacrifice fly to left field and a wild pitch against him. Starting pitcher Moon Dong-ju kept the mound until the sixth inning and silenced Taiwan’s batters without losing a point. Since then, the pitching staff has combined to score no runs and maintained a two-point lead.
Following the 2010 Guangzhou, 2014 Incheon, and 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games, he won the gold medal for the fourth consecutive Asian Games.
The most welcome players for the gold medal on this day were the unfilled players whose military problems were not resolved. The Hangzhou Asian Games baseball team has selected players under the age of 25 or under the age of 4 among KBO league players with the aim of actively fostering players who will be the mainstay of the national team in international competitions in the next few years, and as many as 19 players will enjoy military service by selecting three of the players under the age of 29 as wild cards.
By club, 19 people including Jung Woo-young, Moon Bo-kyung (LG), Park Young-hyun, Kang Baek-ho (KT), Won Tae-in, Kim Ji-chan (Samsung), Na Kyun-an, Park Se-woong, Yoon Dong-hee (Lotte), Kwak Bin (Doosan), Jihoon Choi (SSG), Moon Dong-ju, Noh Si-hwan (Hanwha), Jang Hyun-seok (Masan Yongma High School), Choi Ji-min (KIA), Kim Young-kyu, Kim Joo-won (NC), Kim Dong-heon and Kim Hye-sung (Kium) will be eligible for military service benefits.
The number of baseball players who received military service benefits through the Asian Games was 22 in Bangkok in 1998, 4 in Busan in 2002, 11 in Guangzhou in 2010, 13 in Incheon in 2014, and 9 in Jakarta-Palembang in 2018.