The LG Twins were the first to achieve 30 wins this season.
On the 28th, LG won a 7-1 win against the KIA Tigers in the 2023 Shinhan Bank Sol KBO League held at the Gwangju-Kia Champions Field.
1st place LG, who won a winning series in 3 consecutive weekend matches, was the first to win 30 seasons (1 draw and 16 losses). SSG Landers (28 wins, 1 draw, 16 losses), competing for the lead with LG, could not play due to rain for two consecutive days.
The 6th place KIA’s season record was 20 wins and 22 losses.
LG starter Lim Chan-gyu earned his 5th win of the season with 4 hits and 4 strikeouts in 7 innings. It has been 1019 days since August 12, 2020, that Chan-gyu Lim won a starting match against KIA.
In the other lineup, Moon Seong-joo posted 1 hit and 3 RBIs, and Austin Dean reported 2 hits and 1 RBI including a home run. Park Hae-min had 2 hits and 2 runs.
KIA starter Sean Anderson suffered his 5th loss (3 wins) of the season with 4 hits (1 home run), 3 walks, 6 runs and 3 earned runs in 3 innings.
LG took advantage by scoring points every inning from the 1st to the 4th.
From the first inning, he created a chance to load the bases. Leading Hong Chang-ki’s hit and opponent’s error, and Moon Bo-gyeong’s walk filled the base.
With the bases loaded with one out, Kim Hyun-soo scored the first run with a sacrifice fly to the center fielder.
In the second inning, he got an extra run without a hit.
Park Hae-min, the leader, picked out a walk, and Shin Min-jae stole second base at bat. At this time, Anderson’s wildfire advanced to third base.
In Shin Min-jae’s at-bat, catcher Han Seung-taek was conscious of third base runner Park Hae-min and threw the ball to third base, but Park Hae-min rushed home as the throw missed.
After 1 death in the 3rd episode, one more point was added with Austin Dean’s left-handed solo gun (Season 6).
In the 4th inning, when they ran away 3-0, they drove out 4 runs to seize the victory.
Park Hae-min’s hit, the opponent’s error, and Hong Chang-ki’s hit ball connected the base safely, and Moon Seong-joo hit a three-run triple that escaped the priority award. Moon Bo-gyeong then hit the right hand and the score widened to 7-0.
KIA scored belatedly in the 9th inning with pinch hitter Lee Woo-sung’s mid-month solo shot (Season 3), but it was not enough to change the flow.
On this day, KIA, who scored 8 hits just like LG, scored only 1 point.
At the Gocheok Dome with a full crowd for two days in a row, the Kiwoom Heroes defeated the Lotte Giants 7-5 thanks to Lim Ji-yeol’s come-from-behind home run.
8th place Kiwoom, who escaped 4 consecutive losses, reported the 20th win (28th loss) of the season.
Lotte, who could have jumped to second place if they won that day, missed the game they caught and stayed in third place (26 wins and 16 losses).
Even until the middle of the game, the flow was completely over to Lotte.
Lotte starter Na Gyun-an tied the Kiwoom lineup with 5 hits, 2 walks, 9 strikeouts and 1 run in 6 innings.
Lotte batting line took the lead with Ko Seung-min and Han Dong-hee’s sacrifice fly in the second inning, and An Chi-hong’s timely hit in the third inning added an additional point. In the 5th inning, with a 3-1 lead, Jeon Jun-woo’s center fielder sacrifice fly and An Chi-hong’s timely hit further widened the score gap.
However, Kiwoom did not give up until the end.
In the 7th inning when the score was 1-5, with one out and bases loaded, third base runner Kim Hui-jip scored on Kim Hye-sung’s ground ball.
In the 8th inning, which was chasing 2-5, leaders Edison Russell, Lim Byeong-wook, and Lee Won-seok hit 3 consecutive hits against Lotte’s fourth pitcher Kim Sang-soo, filling the bases.
Kiwoom, who scored a point with Kim Dong-heon’s center fielder’s sacrifice fly from the bases loaded safely, made bases full again with Kim Hui-jip’s hit in the middle right.
As the crisis continued, Lotte replaced the pitcher with Yoon Myeong-jun, but it was not enough to prevent the burning Kiwoom batting line.
Lim Ji-yeol, who entered the 2nd bases loaded chance, hit Yoon Myeong-jun’s 4th pitch and hit a come-from-behind home run that went over the middle fence. It is Lim Ji-yeol’s first grand slam in his career.
Kiwoom, who turned 7-5, secured the victory by placing Lim Chang-min on the mound in the top of the 9th inning.
Lee Myung-jong, Kiwoom’s fourth pitcher, got his first win of the season with 1⅔ innings scoreless.
Kim Sang-soo was named the losing pitcher for the first time this season.
In Daegu, the Samsung Lions beat the KT Wiz 6-4.
7th place Samsung (19-25), who escaped from 3 consecutive losses, is one step away from winning 20 of the season.
KT, whose first five-game winning streak of the season failed, fell to 10th place (16 wins, 2 draws, 27 losses) in 3 days.
Samsung starter Won Tae-in took his 3rd win (3rd loss) of the season with 3 hits, 2 walks, 6 strikeouts and no runs in 6 innings.
Top hitter Koo Ja-wook played an active role with 2 hits and 3 RBIs in 4 at-bats.
Samsung scored the first run with Lee Jae-hyun’s sacrifice fly to the right field in a chance with a run and bases loaded with three hits in the second inning. Then Ja-wook Koo hit a double at the right time with two RBIs in the middle right.
In the 3rd inning with a 3-0 lead, Kang Min-ho, the lead, fired a left-handed solo shot (Season 7).
In the 4th inning, Ja-wook Koo’s timely double and Jose Pirella’s timely hit made Samsung run away to 6-0 and seized the victory early.
KT starter Bo Shulseo collapsed with 8 hits (1 home run) and 6 runs in 3⅓ innings, recording the 7th loss (1 win) of the season.
The KT lineup struggled until the 5th inning with one out, not being able to hit a single hit against Won Tae-in.
I couldn’t even take advantage of the hard-earned opportunity.
After Jang Seong-woo recorded the team’s first hit, Kim Min-hyeok’s right-hander hit and Oh Yoon-seok’s walk led to two outs and bases loaded in the fifth inning, but pinch hitter Moon Sang-cheol struck out by Won Tae-in and retired empty-handed.
In the 6th inning, Kim Sang-soo’s double and Anthony Alford’s walk resulted in one out, 1st and 2nd base, and Park Byeong-ho withdrew with a double hit by the third baseman.
The KT lineup broke the silence only in the ninth inning, when the score was 0-6.
Kang Hyeon-woo made up for one point with a timely hit to the left center on 1st and 2nd base, followed by consecutive hits by Alford and Park Byeong-ho. In the 2nd 1st and 2nd bases, Lee Ho-yeon drew a three-run arch (Season 1) over the right wall to Samsung Oh Seung-hwan.
However, he could no longer pursue and was defeated.
Meanwhile,스포츠토토 the games scheduled to be held in Jamsil (SSG Landers-Doosan Bears) and Changwon (Hanwha Eagles-NC Dinos) were canceled due to rain.