Professional baseball Lotte Giants sat down and rose to second place.
Lotte (13-8, win rate 0.619) canceled the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League Kiwoom Heroes match scheduled to be held on the 29th at Sajik Stadium in Busan due to rain, but the LG Twins (15-10, odds rate 0.600) defeated the KIA Tigers. He lost and rose to second place with a win rate difference without a ride.
Sole No. 1 SSG Landers defeated Doosan Bears 10-4 in their home game in Incheon.
SSG, who won 2 consecutive wins, kept the lead by 1 game, while Doosan suffered 4 consecutive losses for the first time since Lee Seung-yeop took office.
In the bottom of the 1st inning, Guillermo Heredia hit 2 RBIs and 3 bases with 1 out and 1st and 3rd base made by a walk and an error to take the lead in the early stages.
Doosan made up for one point with a wild pitch in the top of the second inning with one out and bases loaded.
However, in the bottom of the second inning, SSG took a right-handed hit and Choi Sang-min was called in by Cho Hyung-woo with a double in the middle right, leading SSG 3-1.
In the 4th inning, Choi Joo-hwan added 1 point with a superior double in 1 company, 1st and 2nd base.
In the continued 1st out 2nd and 3rd base, Choi Jung-jung’s infield grounder was treated as a fielder’s choice and scored 1 point, and Heredia’s shortstop grounder added 1 point again and ran away to 6-1.
In the 6th inning, Joo-Hwan Choi’s double and an opponent’s error led the team to 8-1 and secured a clear victory.
Doosan trailed 3-10 in the top of the ninth, Jang Seung-hyun hit a solo home run, but could not make up for the early run.
Joo-Hwan Choi wielded 3 hits in 5 at-bats, and ‘backup agents’ Choi Sang-min and Cho Hyung-woo filled the void with 2 hits in 4 at-bats.
The KIA Tigers, who were in last place last week, rose to 5th place with an exciting 4-game winning streak.
In the home game against the LG Twins held at Jamsil Stadium on the 29th, KIA Kim Gyu-seong succeeded in a surprise home steal that decided the game and won 6-3.
KIA, which recently won 4 consecutive wins, beat Kiwoom Heroes and tied for 5th place with Doosan Bears.
LG, who suffered two consecutive defeats, gave up second place to Lotte Giants, whose match was canceled due to rain, and was pushed back to third place.
KIA foreign pitcher Sean Anderson won the starting match against LG’s young gun Kang Hyo-jong.
Anderson threw 112 pitches until the 6th inning, but struck out 7 and blocked LG’s lineup with 6 hits and no runs.
Hyo-Jong Kang gave up 2 runs (1 earned) with 3 hits and 1 walk in 2 innings, and was beaten early.
In the KIA, Jong-wook Koh, who had a left-handed hit in the top of the first inning, went to third base with a stolen second base and a bad throw from the catcher, then stepped on the pitcher’s balk to score the first run.
In the second inning, KIA added one point amid an opponent’s error, and in the beginning of the third inning, Hwang Dae-in hit a two-run homer to lead 4-0.
In the 4th inning, Ryu Ji-hyeok’s timely hit from 2nd and 3rd base scored 1 point, widening the score to 5-0.
In the bottom of the 7th, LG, who was being dragged, seized the bases with Park Hae-min’s hit and two hit balls, Oh Ji-hwan kicked off the walk, and Austin Dean hit with 2 RBIs to the left to chase 3-5. ㅋㅋㅋ벳
However, it was painful for Kim Hyun-soo to step down due to a double hit in the continued 1st and 1st and 2nd bases.
KIA, chased by 2 points, dug into LG’s loophole in the last attack in the top of the 9th inning and scored a wedge.
With the bases loaded with two outs, runner Kim Kyu-seong abruptly jumped home as LG left-handed pitcher Ham Deok-joo’s interval got longer.
Kim Gyu-seong, who succeeded in stealing home base dramatically, opened the scoring gap to 6-3.
It is Kim Kyu-seong’s first individual and his first home-steel this season.
Also, the triple steal at bases loaded is the 7th all-time record.