The NC Dinos have added “ace” Eric Peddie to their semi-playoff (Semi-PO) roster as he recovers from a right arm contusion .The SSG Landers also added pitcher Kirk McCarty, who injured his right oblique muscle, and infielder Choi Jeong-jeong to the roster after a short rehabilitation for a thigh muscle strain .SSG and NC unveiled their rosters (30 players) on the afternoon of the 21st, one day before the first round of the Semi-Po. SSG, which finished third in the regular season, and NC, which earned the wild card, will play the best-of-five Semi-Final on the 22nd.As predicted by NC head coach Kang In-hwa, Pedi was named to the Semi-Final roster.
In the regular season this year, Pedi led the league in wins (20), ERA (2.00), and strikeouts (209). However, in his last start of the regular season on April 16 against the KIA Tigers, he was hit in the forearm by a pitch and suffered a bruise .Although he was unable to pitch anyway due to a “rest day,” NC added Pedi to the roster for the wild-card game on the 19th.NC defeated the Doosan Bears in the wild card deciding game, and Pedi recovered to play in the semifinals. However, NC head coach Kang In-hwa decided to give Pedi a little more rest by starting Shin Min-hyuk in Game 1 on the 22nd.
NC also included catcher Park Dae-on and outfielder Shin Jae-hwan, who were left off the roster for the wild-card game, in the semifinal roster .Pitcher Han Jae-seung, infielder Kim Soo-yoon, and outfielder Park Han-geup were left off the disabled list .SSG added McCarty to the disabled list after he felt soreness in his right oblique muscle on Sept. 23 against the Lotte Giants. McCarty threw 15 pitches in a live pitching session on Sept. 20. While it’s difficult for him to start in the semi-postseason, SSG manager Kim Won-hyung kept him on the roster to keep his “bullpen options open. Choi, the core of SSG’s batting lineup, who said, “I want to play both offense and 무료슬롯게임 defense normally from the Semifinals,” also joined the Semifinals roster as scheduled.