June 24, 2024

Go Woo-suk, the South Korean reliever for the San Diego Padres, had a potential highlight moment during an exhibition game in Seoul against his former team, the LG Twins of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO). With the Padres leading 5-2, Go entered the game aiming for a quick three outs and a chance to earn his first spring training save in front of his hometown fans.

Despite facing challenges during the game, Go Woo-suk, the South Korean reliever for the San Diego Padres, managed to secure the save against his former team, the LG Twins of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO). However, his performance wasn’t ideal as he allowed a two-run home run to Lee Jae-won, making the game much closer at 5-4. Despite the setback, Go acknowledged the excitement of pitching against his former team and expressed no hard feelings towards his old teammates for the home run. He acknowledged that he needs to improve and be better in such situations.

Go Woo-suk, the South Korean reliever for the San Diego Padres, had a chance for a memorable moment in their exhibition game against his former team, the LG Twins of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) in Seoul. With the Padres leading 5-2, Go entered the game hoping to secure his first spring training save in front of his hometown fans. However, things didn’t go smoothly as Go allowed a two-run home run to Lee Jae-won, making the score 5-4.

Despite the shaky start, Go managed to get the next two outs for the save. Reflecting on the game, Go expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to pitch against LG and the support from the fans. He acknowledged the challenges of facing a strong team but held no hard feelings towards his former teammates for the home run.

Go, who played a crucial role in LG Twins’ 2023 Korean Series title win, emphasized the need to improve and be better in MLB. He mentioned learning from his teammate Kim Ha-seong, who has established himself as a standout player in the league.

With the roster deadline approaching, Go is focused on earning a spot on the Padres’ 26-man squad for the season-opening Seoul Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He remains determined to fulfill his dream of becoming a full-time major league player and aims to perform well for the fans who have supported him throughout his journey.

San Diego Padres reliever Go Woo-suk pitches against the LG Twins in an exhibition game at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on March 18, 2024. (Yonhap)

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