2-3, leading by one point, in the beginning of the 8th inning, the defeat was dark. It was Lee Woo-seong (29) of the KIA Tigers, who acted as a pinch hitter, who scored a dramatic tie-breaking solo shot. Command Tower’s divine move. The hero who hit the home run said, “I wanted to show that our team is never weak.”

The KIA Tigers won a 4-3 come-from-behind victory after a bloody battle in the 11th overtime in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League away game against the LG Twins held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 28th.

On this day, KIA scored 2 points from the first inning and overpowered LG. However, at the end of the 2nd inning, the score was tied with 2 runs, and in the 5th inning, 1 run was allowed to reverse.

After starter Lim Chan-gyu followed by Park Myeong-geun, in the 7th LG, Jung Woo-young neatly raised the momentum with a three-way strike. And the 8th inning that followed. KIA’s attack. Pinch hitter Lee Woo-seong was put in when lead batter Park Chan-ho was at bat against LG Lee Jung-yong, who pitched for relief in the top of the 8th inning.

This pinch hit operation was a godsend. Lee Woo-sung attacked Lee Jung-yong’s fastball (147.2km) in the middle of the 5th pitch on the ball count 2-2, and exploded a valuable tied solo shot (season 1) that went over the left-middle fence. The match ended with a score of 3-3. It was the first pinch-hitter home run of his personal career.

Thanks to Lee Woo-sung’s golden tie, KIA was able to extend the match. In the end, in the top of the 11th inning of overtime, Lee Chang-jin hit a sacrifice fly with an RBI in a chance to load the bases with one out, and achieved a thrilling 4-3 come-from-behind victory.

After the game, Lee Woo-sung said, “I hit a home run, and the team won, so I feel even better. When the coach sent me out as a pinch hitter, he told me to smile and prepare to go out, so I was able to eat comfortably and sit at bat. He told me in advance to prepare for the inning,” he said.

Then, he humbly said, “I tried to swing confidently. Luckily, the ball hit the center and I was able to hit a home run.” 스포츠토토

Lee Woo-sung has participated in 12 games this season, including the game on this day, and is recording a batting average of 0.304 (7 hits in 23 at-bats), 1 home run, and 4 RBIs. He is mainly acting as a substitute, such as a pinch hitter, and continues to perform like Altoran. His slugging percentage was 0.522 and his on-base percentage was 0.304. His pinch hit average is 0.333.

Lee Woo-sung said, “I try to get good results every time I go to a game. I talk a lot with the power analysis team and hitting coach during pre-game training and prepare by doing tee bar training.” I want to give it to you. I also thank the fans who supported me until the end of the rainy day.”

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