He drove the LG Twins and Samsung Lions into a quagmire of 4 consecutive losses and sprinted for 4 consecutive wins.
In the 2023 Shinhan Bank Sol KBO League match against Samsung at Jamsil Stadium on the 9th, LG won 3-2 thanks to Moon Bo-kyung’s ending infield hit in the bottom of the 10th inning.
With the victory on this day, LG, which had 4 consecutive wins,안전놀이터 became 6-2 and rose from 3rd to 2nd place. On the other hand, Samsung, which fell into a quagmire of 4 consecutive losses, recorded 2 wins and 5 losses, falling to 9th place.
In the overtime, which was tied 2-2, LG hoped to end the game as lead batter Park Hae-min reached base with an infield hit in the bottom of the 10th inning. Park Hae-min’s batted ball rolled between the shortstop and second baseman, leading to an infield hit.
LG continued to have chances for 1st, 1st and 3rd bases with Hong Chang-ki’s sacrifice bunt and Moon Seong-joo’s heavy hit. When follow-up hitter Kim Hyun-soo grounded in the infield, third base runner Park Hae-min was out at home and became 2nd, 1st and 2nd base.
Moon Bo-kyung hit a ball that went to the left of the first baseman in the 2nd 1st and 2nd base. Samsung first baseman Oh Jae-il jumped out to catch the ball and tossed it to the pitcher who came in first base cover, but Moon Bo-gyeong was quick.
At this time, the second base runner, Moon Seong-joo, came all the way to the home and the game ended. This was recorded as an infield hit.
It was Samsung that went first.
At the beginning of the first inning, Kang Min-ho scored a double at the right time with 2 RBIs from 2 out 1 base made by Kim Ji-chan’s hit.
In the top of the second inning, lead batter Kim Tae-goon hit middle left, and Kim Seong-yoon made a bunt hit to secure first and second base.
After Lee Jae-hyeon’s sacrifice bunt led Samsung to 1 out, 2nd and 3rd base, when Koo Ja-wook’s infield hit, third base runner Kim Tae-gun scored and added 1 point.
In the ensuing attack, LG filled the bases with Moon Bo-kyung’s bunt hit, Kim Min-seong’s walk, Seo Geon-chang’s sacrifice bunt and Park Dong-won’s walk. Jung Joo-hyun hit a sacrifice fly and LG caught up 1-2.
LG, who was being dragged, succeeded in making a tie in the bottom of the 6th inning.
Leading batter Kim Hyeon-soo reached base with a right-handed hit, and Moon Bo-gyeong reached base with an infield hit to the third baseman. When Kim Min-seong’s shortstop grounded, third base runner Kim Hyun-soo dug home and tied the score.
As the bullpen pitched scoreless pitches one after another, LG led the game into overtime, and finally won.
Samsung starter Albert Suarez pitched well with 6 hits, 3 walks, 2 strikeouts and 2 runs in 7 innings, but was unable to connect with victory.
LG’s Adam Plutko minimized the run to ‘2’ after getting 9 hits in 6⅓ innings, but the victory was also misplaced.
Lee Jeong-yong of LG, who took the mound in the top of the 10th inning against 2-2 and was responsible for a scoreless inning, embraced victory. Samsung right-hander Lee Seung-hyun, who pitched in the bottom of the 10th inning and gave up one run in ⅔ innings, became the losing pitcher.
SSG Landers, who won the combined championship last year, is leading the season again this year.
SSG won 3-0 in an away game against Hanwha Eagles at Daejeon Hanwha Life Insurance Eagles Park thanks to good pitching from starter Kirk McCarty.
McCarty reported his first win (one loss) in his debut with 1 hit, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts and no runs in 6 innings.
McCarty, who was beaten in his debut against the KIA Tigers on the 2nd, made up for his sluggishness in the next game.
SSG foreign hitter Guillermo Heredia played an active role with 2 hits, 1 RBI and 1 point in 4 at-bats, including a timely hit in the final inning, and Choi Ji-hoon contributed to the victory with 2 hits and 2 points in 4 at-bats.
SSG (5 wins, 1 loss), which ran for 4 consecutive wins, sprinted to the sole lead.
Hanwha, who suffered three consecutive losses (1 win, 6 losses), remained at the bottom.
Hanwha starter Pena suffered his first loss of the season with 4 hits, 3 walks and 3 runs (2 earned runs) in 5 innings.
On this day, the Hanwha batting line only hit 3 hits.
NC Dinos won 6-1 in the match against Kiwoom Heroes at Changwon NC Park.
NC (5 wins, 3 losses), which posted three consecutive wins, was tied for third place.
NC starter Myeong-ki Song posted his first win of the season with 6 hits, 4 strikeouts and 1 run (no run) in 6⅓ innings. Recently, he recorded 3 consecutive wins and escaped from 3 consecutive losses against Kiwoom.
NC Park Min-woo played an active role with 2 hits in 5 at-bats, 1 RBI and 1 point, Seo Ho-cheol with 4 at-bats, 1 hit and 2 RBIs, and Oh Jang-han with 3 at-bats, 1 hit and 2 points.
Kiwoom fell into a quagmire of four consecutive losses. With a record of 3 wins and 5 losses in the season, they were still in 7th place.
Kiwoom starter Ariel Hurado was sluggish with 7 hits, 4 walks and 5 runs (3 earned runs) in 5⅓ innings, recording his second loss of the season.
The Doosan Bears beat the KIA Tigers 3-2 at Kia Champions Field in Gwangju.
Doosan starter Gwak Bin reported his first win of the season with a good pitching of 5 1/3 innings, 4 hits, 4 walks, 7 strikeouts, and 2 runs (no ERA).
Park Chi-guk, Choi Ji-gang, Jeong Cheol-won, and Hong Geon-hee maintained a one-point lead and contributed to the victory. Hong Kun-hee posted the second save of the season.
Yang Seok-hwan took the lead in overtaking the team by hitting his first solo home run of the season, and Kang Seung-ho played a key role in the victory with 2 RBIs and a double in the final.
Doosan recorded 5 wins and 3 losses and was tied for 3rd place with NC.
KIA starter Adonis Medina saved 6 innings, 4 hits, 5 walks, 6 strikeouts and 3 runs in his KBO league debut, but suffered a loss.
In the bottom of the 8th inning, when the score was 2-3, KIA was left with no points against Doosan Jeong Cheol-won in a situation with 2 outs and bases loaded.
KIA recorded 2 wins and 3 losses in the season and stayed in 6th place.
Lotte Giants won 5-3 in their home game against KT Wiz at Sajik Stadium.
At the end of the 7th inning, which was 0-0, Lotte scored 3 points, starting with Hwang Seong-bin’s 1 RBI and timely hit at 1st and 3rd base, and added 2 points in the 8th inning to virtually split the game.
Starter Na Kyun-an won his second win of the season with 4 hits, 1 walk, 8 strikeouts and no runs in 7 innings. Na Kyun-an’s season ERA is still ‘0’.
Lotte, who escaped from 3 consecutive losses, recorded 2 wins and 4 losses in the season and moved up one step to 8th place.
KT slipped to 5th place with a record of 3 wins and 2 losses.
KT starter Bae Jae-seong postponed the first win of the season to the next time because he did not receive support from the other line even after fighting hard with 5 hits and no runs in 6 innings.