Amidst the rain, three KBO League games were held. First, the LG Twins overcame the KIA Tigers with starter Lim Chan-gyu’s counterattack, and reached 30 wins this season the fastest this season.
The LG Twins won the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League 7-1 against the KIA Tigers at Gwangju-KIA Champions Field on the 28th.먹튀검증
With this victory, LG decorated its 3-game series this weekend with 2 wins and 1 loss, a winning series. After winning 5-3 on the 26th, LG lost 3-6 on the 27th. LG marked 30 wins, 1 draw and 16 losses this season, and ran to the top of the league alone. SSG (28 wins, 1 draw, 16 losses), who could not play due to rain for two days in a row, and the ride spread to one game. On the other hand, KIA marked 20 wins and 22 losses. League standings are 6th. 5th place NC and riding is 1 game. It is two games to ride with Samsung in 7th place.
The pitcher with 6 wins in 23 games last year already has 5 wins in 11 games this season, tied for 4th in most wins in the league with Kelly, the first starter in the team
LG starter Lim Chan-gyu showed off his best pitching this season. It was Lim Chan-gyu, who gave up exercising his rights even after obtaining FA (free agent) qualifications last year and chose’FA relapse’. However, this decision seems to be a godsend.
A 13-year professional veteran, he won 10 wins again in the 2020 season following 11 wins in the 2018 season. However, in the 2022 season, he recorded an average of 5.04 earned run average (ERA) of 6-11, and posted unsatisfactory results himself.
But he’s completely different this season. In the KIA game that day, Lim Chan-gyu succeeded in achieving his 5th win of the season by throwing 4 hits and 4 strikeouts in 7 innings. no loses yet It has been about 3 years and 2 months since August 12, 2020 that Lim Chan-gyu won a starter against KIA. In LG, Plutco is sweeping the top ranks in the most wins category with 7 wins and Kelly and Lim Chan-gyu with 5 wins each.
On the other hand, KIA starter Sean Anderson bowed his head with 4 hits (1 home run), 3 walks and 6 runs (3 earned) in 3 innings. As the team eventually lost, Anderson took his 5th loss (3 wins) of the season.
In the other lineup, Moon Seong-joo played an active role with 1 hit and 3 RBIs, while Austin recorded 2 hits and 1 RBI including 1 home run. Park Hae-min also contributed to the team’s victory with two hits and two runs.
LG raised the score every inning from the 1st to the 4th. In the first inning, Kim Hyun-soo made it 1-0 with an RBI on a sacrifice fly by center fielder in the chance to load the bases with one out. In the second inning, lead batter Park Hae-min walked to base, stole second base, and took advantage of Anderson’s wild throw to reach third base. In the end, in Shin Min-jae’s at-bat, KIA catcher Han Seung-taek, conscious of Park Hae-min, threw the ball toward third base, but it fell back. In the meantime, Park Hae-min stepped on the groove.
In the 3rd inning, Austin, the lucky foreign batter of LG, exploded a left-handed solo gun after a run. It was Austin’s sixth home run of the season. In the end, LG added 4 points in the 4th inning and put a wedge in the game. In the chance to safely load the bases, Moon Seong-joo exploded a timely triple with 3 RBIs that slipped into the right field. Then, Moon Bo-kyung pulled out a right-handed hit to make it 7-0.
In the ninth inning, KIA made up for one point by firing a mid-month solo shot (Season No. 3) against pitcher Kim Dae-hyun, who had changed pinch hitter Lee Woo-sung. The pinch-hitter home run was the 5th this season, the 1006th in the league, and the second individual. Subsequently, Kim Seon-bin hit the left center and Lee Chang-jin hit the left front, respectively. Then, the LG bench could not stand still. In the end, Kim Dae-hyeon was put down and “veteran” Kim Jin-seong was put in. Kim Jin-seong secured the victory by taking out all of Kim Gyu-seong, Hwang Dae-in, and Shin Beom-soo.
Kiwoom players rejoice after winning against Gocheok Lotte on the 28th.
Even when I was dragged to 1-5, I was in a deep defeat… Kiwoom, who did not give up, 1-5 → 7-5 reverse drama, hero Lim Ji-yeol of the hero corps
Kiwoom defeated Lotte 7-5 with a dramatic come-from-behind grand slam at Gocheok Sky Dome. The hero who beat Manrupo for the first time in his life was Lim Ji-yeol. Kiwoom succeeded in escaping from 4 consecutive losses and faced next week.
Kiwoom reported 20 wins (28 losses) this season. On the other hand, Lotte could have climbed to second place if it defeated Kiwoom that day, but stayed in third place (26 wins, 16 losses) with one loss added.
Lotte native Ace Na Kyun-an seemed to be on the verge of winning his 6th victory of the season with 5 hits, 2 walks, 9 strikeouts and 1 run in 6 innings. However, the bullpen allowed runs and missed the win.
Lotte took a 2-0 lead in the second inning with Ko Seung-min and Han Dong-hee’s sacrifice fly. In the third inning, Ahn Chi-hong’s timely hit made it 3-0. While Kiwoom recovered 1 point at the end of the 3rd inning, in the 5th inning Lotte ran away to 5-1 with Jeon Jun-woo’s sacrifice hit and Ahn Chi-hong’s timely hit.
In fact, it seemed that the game was leaning toward Lotte. However, Kiwoom’s terrifying counterattack began. Bottom of the 7th inning with the team trailing 1-5. When Kim Hye-sung grounded in the first-out chance with bases loaded, third base runner Kim Hui-jip stepped on the groove (5-2)
. The Lotte pitcher changed from Kim Jin-wook to Kim Sang-soo. However, Kim Sang-soo was shaken. Russell, Lim Byeong-wook, and Lee Won-seok allowed hits, causing a crisis with no bases loaded. Here, Kim Dong-heon scored an RBI on a sacrifice fly by center fielder (5-3).
Continued, Kim Hui-jip continued to hit the bases with a hit in the middle of the right. In the end, Lotte put Yoon Myeong-jun on the mound instead of Kim Sang-soo. As soon as Yoon Myung-Jun came up, he struck out Hyung-Jong Lee with 3 pitches. Now, there is only one out count until the end of the inning. The next hitter was Lim Ji-yeol. And he became a hero. Against Yoon Myeong-jun, he hit the 4th fastball with a ball count of 2-1 and hit a grand slam that went over the middle fence. It was the ninth this season, the 1024th in the KBO League career, and the first personal home run. 7-5 comeback success. After putting Lim Chang-min on the mound in the beginning of the 9th inning, Kiwoom managed to escape the losing streak by maintaining a two-point lead.
Lee Myung-jong, the fourth pitcher in Kiwoom, earned his first win of the season with 1⅔ innings scoreless. On the other hand, Kim Sang-soo suffered his first loss this season. In Kiwoom’s lineup, which had a total of 13 hits, Kim Hui-jip took 4 at-bats, 3 hits and 2 points, and Kim Hye-sung and Lee Jung-hoo played multi-hits side by side. For Lotte, Ahn Chi-hong went 4 at-bats, 3 hits, 1 point and 2 RBIs, while Ahn Kwon-soo and Yoon Dong-hee each scored 2 hits.
Lim Ji-yeol (left) of Kiwoom shares the joy with his teammates after hitting the dramatic Manlupo in the 8th inning.
KT’s fierce chase in the 9th, Samsung’s bullpen was shaken… But Oh Seung-hwan finished it
At Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, Samsung beat KT 6-4. Samsung escaped a three-game losing streak with 19 wins and 25 losses. 7th place Samsung pursued 6th place KIA by two games. KT fell back to 10th place (16 wins, 2 draws, 27 losses) in 3 days after 5 consecutive wins were canceled.
Samsung starter Won Tae-in won his 3rd win (3 losses) of the season with 3 hits, 2 walks, 6 strikeouts and no runs in 6 innings. In the other lineup, leadoff Koo Ja-wook contributed to the team’s victory with 2 hits and 3 RBIs in 4 at-bats.
Samsung took a chance to top the bases with three hits in the second inning, then took a 3-0 lead with Lee Jae-hyun’s sacrifice hit and Koo Ja-wook’s two RBIs and a timely double in the middle right. In the third episode, Kang Min-ho knocked out a left-handed solo shot. Season 7 home run. In the 4th episode, Samsung’s firepower continued. Koo Ja-wook’s timely double and Jose Pirella’s timely hit tied together and ran away to 6-0. Samsung Kang Min-ho achieved 3,200 bases for the 11th time in the KBO League.
KT foreign starter Bo Shul-seo tasted the 7th loss (1 win) of the season after showing a hunt with 8 hits (1 home run) and 6 runs in 3⅓ innings. On this day, the KT batters did not hit a single hit against Won Tae-in until the 5th inning.
However, KT had a great chase in the ninth inning. Previously, Kim Tae-hoon (7th inning) and Woo Kyu-min (8th inning) were each responsible for one inning scoreless. However, fourth pitcher Lee Seung-hyun (lefty) was shaken with 3 hits, 2 strikeouts and 3 runs (3 earned) in ⅔ innings. KT made up for one point with Kang Hyeon-woo’s timely hit in the middle left in the 1st and 2nd bases, which were caught by Alford and Park Byeong-ho’s consecutive hits. 2 out 1st and 2nd base chances. Here, Samsung changed the pitcher to Oh Seung-hwan. However, Lee Ho-yeon exploded a three-run four (season 1 home run) over the right wall against Oh Seung-hwan. The score narrowed down to 2 points, but that was it. Oh Seung-hwan struck out Oh Yoon-seok to finish the game.
Meanwhile, the match between Jamsil (SSG Landers and Doosan Bears) and Changwon (Hanwha Eagles and NC Dinos) was canceled due to rain. It was the 26th and 27th cancellation of this season. While 16,000 people visited the Gocheok Sky Dome and recorded a full crowd (20th sold out this season, 4th sold out of Kiwoom), 17,015 spectators in Gwangju and 14,523 spectators in Daegu each visited the stadium to enjoy baseball.