SSG Landers’ new foreign pitcher Roenis Elias (34) had a rough debut in the KBO on Thursday.

Elias gave up three runs (three earned) on five hits, including a home run, and four walks in five innings against the LG Twins of the 2023 KBO League at SSG Landers Field in Incheon.

Elias gave up a walk to Kim Min-sung in the bottom of the second inning for a 4-0 lead before giving up a two-run shot to left to Jae-won Lee.

After getting out of the third inning with 안전놀이터 a strikeout, Elias found himself with runners on first and third in the fourth when Oh Ji-hwan walked and Moon Bo-kyung singled.

He gave up a single to Kim Min-sung to left field, but was fortunate that Moon was tagged out at third base on a fielding error.

In the ensuing defense, Elias walked Lee Jae-won on an intentional walk and then retired Kim Ki-yeon on a swinging strikeout.

With the score 5-3 in the fifth, back-to-back singles to Moon Sung-ju and Kim Hyun-soo put runners on first and third, but he struck out Austin Dean to end the threat.

Elias threw 91 pitches on the day, 49 fastballs, 27 changeups, and 15 curves.

His strikes and balls totaled 54 and 37, respectively. His fastball topped out at 150 miles per hour.