The three LG veterans, who turned around and reunited with coach Yeom Gyeong-yeop, showed off their strong side in scoring and led the team to the lead alone.
The LG Twins won 9-4 in the third game of the season against the NC Dinos of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 20th.
LG achieved a three-game winning series during the week with two consecutive wins, rising from a joint lead to a single lead. Season 11 wins 6 losses. It is only 616 days since August 12, 2021 that LG has become the sole leader. On the other hand, NC, which suffered two consecutive losses, finished second with 10 wins and 7 losses.
From the first inning, the LG lineup strongly pushed NC starter Song Myung-ki. While leader Hong Chang-gi walked at the end of nine pitches and Moon Seong-joo was safely on first and second base with a right-handed hit, Kim Min-seong hit a right-handed hit with 1 RBI, breaking the balance of 0. It was the moment when he reported the final blow of the game.
In the third inning, leader Seong-joo Moon got a straight walk, followed by Min-seong Kim with a left-handed hit to secure first and second base. After that, Austin Dean ran away with a one-run left-handed hit, and following Moon Bo-kyung’s sacrifice bunt, Park Dong-won widened the gap with a sacrifice fly to center fielder. 3-0 LG lead.
NC, who unfortunately missed the second inning chance with one out and bases full due to Do Tae-hun’s double hit, scored the first goal in the fourth inning. This time, leaders Yoon Hyeong-jun, Kim Seong-wook, and Kim Joo-won made the bases safe with three hits in a row, and Ahn Jung-yeol hit a sacrifice fly to the right fielder to pursue. However, the 1st out, 2nd and 3rd bases, which continued due to Kim Joo-won’s stealing, were canceled as Do Tae-hoon and Kim Su-yoon withdrew with consecutive looking strikeouts.
In the 4th inning, 1 out 1, 2nd base chance was canceled, and LG regained strength in the 5th inning. Following Moon Bo-kyung’s walk, Park Dong-won struck out and Kim Ki-yeon stopped at left fielder, but following Mun Bo-kyung’s second base steal, Seo Geon-chang 1 RBI triple, and Park Hae-min 1 RBI, left fielder brought the victory.
In the 7th inning, NC reached the 2nd and 3rd base safely with consecutive hits by table setters Son A-seop and Chun Jae-hwan (double), but only scored 1 run with Park Kun-woo’s 1 RBI and infield grounder. 카지노사이트
LG batters exploded 7 times. Austin and Park Dong-won, who appeared in the lead, widened the gap by hitting solo homers side by side, and after two outs, Seo Kun-chang and Park Hae-min’s consecutive hits followed by Hong Chang-ki and Moon Seong-joo’s consecutive timely hits sealed the win.
NC pursued with two RBIs and doubles in the 8th inning, 2 outs, 2nd and 3rd base, surpassing Son Ah-seop’s height in center field, but the victory was already behind the opponent.
LG starter Kim Yun-shik took his 2nd win (undefeated) of the season with 6 hits, 2 walks, 6 strikeouts and 1 run in 5 innings. Next, Kim Jin-seong, Jung Woo-young, Ham Deok-joo, Yoo Young-chan, and Jin Hae-soo finished off the back.
Except for Moon Bo-kyung, the other liners succeeded in hitting all the starting pitchers. Among them, Moon Seong-joo stood out with 3 hits, Kim Min-seong, Austin, Seo Gun-chang and Park Hae-min with 2 hits. Hong Chang-ki also faithfully performed the leadoff role with a hit and two walks. Kim Min-seong, who reunited with coach Yeom Gyeong-yeop this year, hit the final blow, and Seo Geon-chang and Park Dong-won hit the wedge, feeling victory.
On the other hand, NC starter Song Myung-ki suffered his second loss (one win) of the season with 6 hits, 4 walks, 5 strikeouts and 3 runs in 3⅔ innings. Son Ah-seop, Cheon Jae-hwan, and Yun Hyeong-jun’s two hits were overshadowed by defeat.
Starting on the 21st, LG will play three consecutive weekend games against Hanwha in Daejeon. NC welcomes Lotte at home.