KT Wins Against LG in the 9th Inning… KIA’s 9th Consecutive Win in 10 Years and 3 Months
Samsung, led by Koo Ja-wook’s 3-RBI performance, escaped its 3rd consecutive loss against Lotte.
NC took 4th place thanks to Park Geon-woo and Martin’s 2 hits and 2 RBIs.
Suseong SSG Choi Jeong took first place with a total of 1,356 points, surpassing Lee Seung-yeop.
Professional baseball KT Wiz defeated LG Twins’ closer Go Woo-seok,
achieving a dramatic comeback win in the bottom of the 9th inning and reigniting the battle for first place.
In the home game against LG in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at KT Wiz Park in Suwon on the 6th,
kt scored four points in the 9th inning, when it was down 0-3, and came from behind to win 4-3.
Its KT, ranked 2nd in the league, broke away from a 4-game losing streak and narrowed the gap with LG, which was ranked 1st, to 5.5 games.
KT’s leadoff hitter Sang-cheol Moon hit a double in the 9th inning, opening the way for a comeback. 온라인카지노
Then, Jang Seong-woo brought Moon Sang-cheol home with a timely hit.
Pinch hitter Ahn Chi-young retired with a three-pitch strikeout, but Park Kyung-soo walked and began the chase again.
KT Wiz, who trailed by 1 point thanks to Bae Jeong-dae’s timely hit, filled all bases with Kim Sang-soo’s walk.
It looked like they could no longer chase after Kim Min-hyuk was out with an infield ground ball, but Hwang Jae-gyun put an end to the game with a high-bound ground ball that passed the height of third baseman Bo-kyung Moon.
This is Hwang Jae-gyun’s 9th walk-off hit in his career.
LG scored 1 point in the 6th inning thanks to Austin Dean’s sacrifice fly,
1 point in the 8th inning thanks to Kim Hyun-soo’s timely hit, 1 point in the 9th inning thanks to Hong Chang-ki’s double.
However, Go Woo-seok collapsed in the 9th inning and suffered a painful loss.
Starter of Team
KT starter Wes Benjamin pitched 7 innings, allowing 5 hits, 1 walk, 4 strikeouts, and 1 run,
while LG starter Casey Kelly pitched 7 innings, allowing 2 hits, 2 walks, 8 strikeouts, and no runs, but both failed to secure a win.
In Jamsil, the KIA Tigers defeated the Doosan Bears 7-1 with the power of the bat and won their 9th game in a row for the first time in 10 years and 3 months.
KIA’s 9 consecutive wins have been 3,730 days since the Mokdong Nexen (now Kiwoom) Heroes match on June 8, 2013, and the Daejeon Hanwha Eagles match on June 20th.
KIA, who could not score early in the game against Doosan ace Kwak Bin, broke the balance with Na Seong-beom’s first two-run home run in the third inning.
Na Seong-beom hit Kwak Bin’s curve in the third inning with one out and two on second base, hitting his 15th home run of the season with a distance of 125 meters.
This is the third home run against a former club this season, following Jose Pirella (Samsung Lions) and Noh Si-hwan (Hanwha Eagles).
Based on Trackman, Na Seong-beom’s batting speed was 176.7 km per hour and the distance was 124.9 m.
In the 4th inning, Park Chan-ho’s 1-run, timely hit with no outs on first and second base was followed by Kim Do-young’s fourth two-run home run of the season with one out and 3rd base.
Kim Do-young’s batting speed after catching Kwak Bin’s fastball high in the body was 173.8 km per hour, and the distance was 130 m.
The ignited KIA batting line did not stop there, and they pulled Kwak Bin off the mound and continued
with Socrates Brito’s two RBI timely hits at second and third base with one out, widening the score to 7-0.
KIA is now attempting its 10th consecutive win in 14 years and 1 month.
If KIA wins against Doosan in Jamsil on the 7th, it will achieve 10 consecutive wins in 5,139 days
since the match against Lotte Giants in Busan on July 30, 2009 and the match against Lotte in Gwangju on August 11, 2009.
In Ulsan, the Samsung Lions showed concentration at the end of the game and ended their three-game losing streak against the Lotte Giants.
Samsung, which scored 2 points in the 7th inning and 4 points in the 8th,
came from behind to win 7-2 over Lotte and became the 9th player in the league to reach 50 wins (65 losses, 1 draw).
The gap between 8th place Samsung and 7th place Lotte is 4 games.
Samsung, which scored the first run on Lee Jae-hyeon’s sacrifice fly in the 2nd inning,
gave up an RBI double to Lee Jeong-hoon and an RBI grounder to Jeon Jun-woo in the 6th inning, allowing a 1-2 comeback.
Samsung turned the game around again by targeting pitcher Choi Jun-yong, who was replaced in the 7th inning.
Samsung, which had an opportunity with one out and runners on first and third base
thanks to Kim Ji-chan’s infield single and Kim Seong-yoon’s single, turned the tables with Koo Ja-wook’s two RBI double.
In the 8th inning, after adding 2 runs with a walk,
Kang Min-ho’s 2 RBIs and timely hits sealed the victory.
Samsung Koo Ja-wook led the team to victory by hitting hard with 2 hits in 3 at-bats, 3 RBI, and 2 walks.
In Changwon, NC Dinos defeated Kiwoom Heroes 8-2 and maintained fourth place.
For NC, batters 1 through 4, including Son Ah-seop,
Park Min-woo, Park Geon-woo, and Jason Martin, hit two hits each.
4th place NC briefly lost 4th place to KIA, which was on a winning streak,
but regained it, maintaining the gap with 5th place KIA by half a game.
In the 4th inning, with the game tied 1-1, with bases loaded and one out,
NC took an immediate lead of 6-1 thanks to Park Min-woo’s timely hit with 1 RBI,
Park Gun-woo’s 2 RBI double, and Martin’s 2 RBI double.
With the bases loaded and one out in the 8th inning, ahead 6-2,
pinch hitter Kwon Hee-dong hit a timely hit with 2 RBIs, sealing the win.
In Daejeon, Hanwha Eagles defeated SSG Landers 6-5 after a fierce battle in the 11th inning and succeeded in getting out of last place.
In the bottom of the 9th inning, when Hanwha was down 4-5 and facing heavy defeat,
leadoff hitter Choi In-ho, Jang Jin-hyuk, and Park Sang-eon tied the score
with three consecutive hits against SSG closer Seo Jin-yong.
Hanwha then had the bases loaded with one out thanks to Lee Do-yoon’s sacrifice bunt and Jeong Eun-won’s intentional walk,
but Oh Seon-jin retired with a double play at the opportunity to win the game.
In the bottom of the 11th inning, Hanwha again had the bases loaded with one out thanks to a hit,
an opponent’s error, and an intentional walk, and Jeong Eun-won called home a runner on third base
with a pitcher’s infield hit to put an end to the game.
Hanwha, which fell to last place on the 1st of this month, succeeded in getting out of last place in five days, beating Kiwoom.
SSG Choi Jeong hit a double in the third inning, got on base, and then returned home with a double by the follow-up batter,
Guillermo Heredia, scoring his 1,356th point in the KBO League,
surpassing Doosan Bears coach Lee Seung-yeop and rising to first place in this category.
After 2 outs in the 7th inning, Choi Jeong-eun became the second player in history to reach 1,300 4 outs (walk + hit to the body)
with a ball hit to the body, and hit home again with Heredia’s double,
increasing his total score to 1,357 points.