The KIA Tigers showed their back heart and succeeded in escaping from 5 consecutive losses.
KIA won 8-2, showing off its concentration by scoring 7 points only in the 7th inning against the 2023 Shinhan Bank Sol KBO League Samsung Lions at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu on the 16th.
KIA, which broke the chain of five consecutive losses with the victory that day, rose to 6th place (15 wins and 17 losses).
On the other hand, Samsung (15 wins, 19 losses) fell to 7th place after losing 3 consecutive times.
The KIA lineup, which had been stagnant during the five-game losing streak, swung the bat fiercely in the second half of the game.
Hwang Dae-in, who replaced Ryu Ji-hyeok with bruises after being hit by a foul ball, played an active role with 2 hits, 2 RBIs and 2 points in 4 at-bats, hitting a solo home run in the 5th inning and a timely hit in the 7th inning.
Socrates Brito added strength to the batting line by blasting 3 wedges in the 7th inning.
Choi Ji-min, who took the mound following KIA starter Sean Anderson, who resigned with 7 hits and 2 runs in 5⅔ innings, won the season with no runs in 1⅓ innings.
Samsung starter Won Tae-in played well with 3 hits (1 home run), 5 strikeouts, 2 walks and 1 run in 6 innings, but suffered a come-from-behind defeat as the bullpen collapsed.
Samsung scored 2 points first in the first inning.
Kim Ji-chan and Lee Jae-hyun, who formed table setters at the end of the first inning, hit consecutive hits to make first and second base safe, and Jose Pirella pulled out a heavy hit at the right time. Follow-up hitter Koo Ja-wook hit a timely hit rolling in front of the right fielder, giving Samsung an extra point.
KIA, who missed the chance and was dragged, made up for 1 point in the 5th inning.
In the beginning of the 5th inning, Hwang Dae-in fired a solo gun (Season 3) in the middle of the left with no runners. Hwang Dae-in scooped up the lowest fastball in the middle of the 5th pitch of Samsung starter Won Tae-in and connected it to a home run.
KIA, which failed to score in the 6th inning, overturned the game by concentrating on 7 points only in the 7th inning.
In the beginning of the 7th inning, KIA’s lead batter Byun Woo-hyeok hit a double from the left fielder, and Kim Gyu-seong, the lead runner, failed to steal third base, and seemed to give up the flow completely.
However, Lee Woo-sung went on base with a heavy hit, and pinch hitter Lee Chang-jin picked up a walk, leading to 1st and 2nd base.
KIA tied the score as follow-up hitter Park Chan-ho hit a timely left-handed hit. In the continued 1st, 1st and 2nd bases, Hwang Dae-in hit a timely double that exceeded the right fielder’s height, leading KIA to a 3-2 reversal.
KIA, which added one point with Choi Hyung-woo’s timely hit, later expanded the score to 5-2 with Kim Sun-bin’s left-handed timely hit from 2 out 1st and 2nd base.
In the following two outs, 1st and 2nd base, Socrates exploded a 3-pointer (Season 3) over the left-middle wall. Socrates pulled a 143 km/h fastball on the 5th pitch from opposing right-handed bullpen pitcher Lee Seung-hyun and crossed the wall in the middle left.
KIA, who took a generous 8-2 lead, finished the game without allowing the chase.
Seung-hwan Oh, Samsung’s ‘captain of the end’, took the mound in the top of the 9th inning with his team trailing 2-8. Oh Seung-hwan, who went down to the 2nd team on the 4th after starting against Kiwoom Heroes on the 3rd, returned to the 1st team on the 14th and made his first appearance on that day.
Oh Seung-hwan ended the first inning with a tripartite, raising expectations for a return to the finish.
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In Jamsil, the KT Wiz defeated the LG Twins 12-7.
KT, who broke 2 consecutive losses, achieved 10 wins (2 draws and 22 losses) in 34 games of the season.
3rd place LG (22-14), who was hit by KT, lost its 3rd consecutive win.
KT’s batting line exploded vigorously. 4th hitter Park Byeong-ho scored 3 hits, 2 RBIs and 2 runs, while Park Kyung-soo contributed with 1 hit and 3 RBIs.
KT starter Wes Benjamin, who recorded 5 hits (2 homers), 7 strikeouts, 5 runs and 1 earned run in 6 innings, won his 4th win (3rd loss) of the season with the help of other players.
Even after hitting 4 homers, LG was unable to win due to the collapse of the mound.
Starter Kim Yun-shik was knocked out early with 7 hits (1 home run) and 5 runs in 3 innings. Kim Jin-seong, the second pitcher, took the loss with 1 hit, 3 walks and 3 runs in 1⅓ innings.
LG drove out 4 points at the end of the 1st inning.
Oh Ji-hwan hit the first right-handed timely hit in the 2nd, 1st and 2nd bases, and Kim Min-seong followed up with a left-handed three-run gun (Season 1).
KT, who had been dragged to 0-4, paid back with a big inning that took away 5 points at the beginning of the 3rd inning.
Joon-Won Jang’s left-handed hit and Sang-Soo Kim’s walk resulted in a 1-out 1st and 2nd base, Cho Yong-Ho Cho and Byeong-Ho Park hit in a row and caught up 3-4. Then, Sang-cheol Moon fired a reversal two-run (season 4) to Yoon-sik Kim from 1 company and 2 base.
At the end of the 4th inning, LG balanced again with Lee Jae-won’s solo shot in the middle of the left, but KT took the initiative by scoring 4 points again in the top of the 5th inning.
KT, who took the lead again with 2 walks and a hit, 3rd base runner Jo Yong-ho stepped on the home base due to a catcher’s error, and KT filled the bases with Hong Hyun-bin’s walk. With the bases loaded with 2 out, Park Kyung-soo hit a 3-run double that brought in all 3 runners and ran away to 9-5.
KT continued to score extra points, and LG did not let go of the counterattack with a home run.
When KT scored 10 points with Jang Seong-woo’s right-middle timely hit from 1 company and 3 base in the beginning of the 7th inning, LG followed up another point with Lee Jae-won’s left-handed solo gun at the end of the 7th inning. Lee Jae-won, who hit season 2 following the previous matchup, hit his second consecutive home run in his personal career.
KT widened the gap to 11-6 with Kim Sang-soo’s timely double at the top of the 8th inning.
At the end of the 8th inning, LG made up for one point with Park Dong-won’s cannon crossing the left fence. Park Dong-won, who is in first place in home runs, was the first to reach the 10 home run mark and hit double-digit home runs for five consecutive seasons, but could not prevent the team from losing.
[Seoul=Newsis] Roh Jin-hyeok of the Lotte Giants in professional baseball. (Photo = Courtesy of Lotte Giants) *Resale and DB prohibited
In Daejeon, the Lotte Giants beat Hanwha 3-1 after an extra game.
Lotte stepped on the 20-win (11-loss) highland following SSG Landers and rose to the top. It is the first time in 13 days since the last 3 days that Lotte has risen to the top.
Hanwha stayed in 9th place (12 wins, 2 draws, 21 losses).
Lotte’s Noh Jin-hyeok played a key role in the victory with 2 hits and 2 RBIs, including the final home run. Top hitter Kim Min-seok also did his part with 3 hits and 1 run.
In the top of the 10th inning of extra time against 1-1, Lotte, who opened the door with a right-handed hit by Ahn Chi-hong, took the lead at once with a shot by Noh Jin-hyeok from 1st base. Noh Jin-hyeok hit Kang Jae-min’s 4th pitch and crossed the right fence.
Finishing pitcher Kim Won-joong, who took the mound in the 8th inning with 2 outs, 1st and 3rd base, won his 2nd win of the season. Kim Won-joong, who took the mound with a 1-0 lead, was hit in a timely tie by Jung Eun-won, but no longer allowed a home run and recorded 2 hits, 3 strikeouts and no runs in 1⅓ innings.스포츠토토
Kang Jae-min took the yoke of defeat with 3 hits and 2 runs in 1 inning.
[Seoul=Newsis] Reporter Kim Geun-soo = 2023 KBO League Doosan Bears and KIA Tigers match held at Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Songpa-gu, Seoul on the 14th, Doosan Bears attack at the end of the 8th inning, 1st runner 1st base situation, Doosan Yang Eui-ji hits a 2-run home run doing a ceremony 2023.05.14. firstname.lastname@example.org
In Gocheok, the Doosan Bears beat the Kiwoom Heroes 4-1.
5th place Doosan (18 wins, 1 draw, 16 losses) won 4 consecutive wins, and Kiwoom (16 wins, 21 losses) recorded 2 consecutive losses.
Doosan, who took the lead with two-run arches (Season 7) by Yang Seok-hwan, who was undefeated and first base in the 4th inning, added another point with Yang Eui-ji’s left-footed solo gun in the 8th inning, leading 2-1. Yang Eui-ji, who hit a home run in three consecutive games, reported the fourth season.
In the ninth inning, Heo Kyung-min’s timely double hit put a wedge in the game.
Doosan Choi Won-joon won his first win (3 losses) of the season with 5 hits, 3 walks, 5 strikeouts and 1 run in 6 innings.
Choi Won-tae of Kiwoom struggled with 7 hits (1 home run), 8 strikeouts and 2 runs in 6 innings, but took his 2nd loss (3 wins) of the season.
In Changwon, NC Dinos defeated SSG Landers 5-3.
NC (18 wins, 16 losses) maintained 4th place, and SSG was pushed to 2nd place (23 wins, 1 draw, 13 losses).
NC, who had been robbed of 2 points in the 1st inning and was dragged, reversed the game by scoring 3 points in the 3rd inning.
Leaders Park Min-woo, Park Gun-woo, and Jason Martin made up for one point with three consecutive hits. NC, who added another point with Park Se-hyuk’s timely hit to the left, succeeded in a 3-2 turnaround with Seo Ho-cheol’s center fielder sacrifice fly. In the 6th inning, Martin scored another run with a timely hit.
Martin served as the fourth hitter with two hits and two RBIs. Park Min-woo and Kim Joo-won shook SSG with 3 hits side by side.
After NC starter Shin Min-hyuk stepped down early with 5 hits (1 home run) and 2 runs in 1⅓ innings, Seong-Young Choi, who took over the mound, was named the winning pitcher with 3 hits, 4 strikeouts and no runs in 4 innings.
SSG Kirk McCarty recorded his 2nd loss (3rd win) of the season with 9 hits and 3 runs in 4 innings.