Samsung brought in replacement starter Jang Pil-joon after their starter, Ace Buchanan, suddenly complained of knee pain, and KT didn’t waste the opportunity.
In the second inning, with the score tied at 0-0, Jang walked to load the bases with nobody out.
Then KT’s Kang Baek-ho stepped up to the plate for the first at-bat of the second half,
and against the new pitcher, Lee Jae-ik, the ball sailed just over the left field fence.
It was Kang Baek-ho’s sixth home run of the season.
It was also his first home run since returning to the lineup at the end of the first half after taking over a month off to rest his body and mind.
Following Kang Baek-ho, Park Byung-ho stepped up in the third inning.
Park Byung-ho hit a one-run home run off Samsung’s third pitcher, Yang Chang-seop.
It was Park’s second home run in as many games and his eighth of the season.
In the fourth inning, with a 4-0 lead, Alford showed his power again with a pushing home run,
KT’s three home runs gave them a big win and a comfortable four-game winning streak.
Doosan, who had been dominated by KIA starter Sanchez, 카지노사이트킴 tied the game at 1-1 in the fifth inning with a home run by Rojas.
Heo Kyung-min tied the game in the sixth with another shot over the fence.
With three more runs in the seventh inning, Doosan tied the team record for consecutive wins at 10.
Facing a bases-loaded situation in the fifth inning, Lotte’s new foreign hitter, Gudrum, saved the day in his debut game.