Doosan succeeds in securing 5th place, kt defeated KIA and started chasing for first place
Samsung, against Hanwha, a thrilling flip in the 9th with 2 companies
The joys and sorrows of the Doosan Bears and the KIA Tigers, who are fighting for fifth place in professional baseball, were mixed.
The Doosan won the match against Kiwoom Heroes with Raul Alcantara’s reverse fight and kept 5th place, 6th place KIA knelt down to kt wiz in a parade of painful mistakes.
As Doosan announced a clean start to the week by winning 6-1 in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League Kiwoom and visiting game held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 22nd.
Doosan opened the KIA by one game and pursued the 4th place NC Dinos by two games.
Doosan starter Alcantara threw 101 pitches in 7 innings, giving up 3 hits, 1 walk, 7 strikeouts and no runs, earning his 11th win (5 losses) of the season. 먹튀검증가이드
Since 2019, when he was playing for kt wiz, he has won 9 consecutive wins in 10 appearances against Kiwoom, showing off his strong side to the fullest.
Alcantara continued a good pitching, including a no-hit march until the 4th inning, Doosan batters helped Alcantara by scoring points in a timely manner.
In the first inning, lead batter Jo Su-haeng’s hit and Jose Rojas’ double made Doosan one out, second and third base, and took the lead with Yang Seok-hwan’s two RBI double.
In the 3rd inning, Kim Jae-hwan’s fly ball from 2nd, 1st and 3rd base added 1 point while first baseman Kim Woong-bin missed,
Kang Seung-ho’s 2 RBIs and timely hits put a wedge in the victory.
In the 8th inning, Yang Eui-ji, who returned to the first team ahead of the match, fired a celebration of his return.
Yang Eui-ji, who hit her 10th home run of the season,
became the 15th player ever to hit a double-digit home run for 10 consecutive seasons.
Kiwoom only made up for one point with Kim Joo-hyung’s double in the ninth inning.
2nd place kt won 8-4 come-from-behind victory in the home game against KIA held at Suwon KT Wiz Park.
The KT, who won 3 consecutive wins, chased the leading LG Twins, who did not play that day, by 6.5 games.
kt continued its upward trend by sweeping 11 wins (2 losses) in the last 13 games.
At the end of the first inning, kt took advantage of the gap in the opponent’s starting pitcher Eui-ri Lee to score a point first.
Lee Eui-ri complained of pain in his left shoulder after the 4th inning, the KIA put Seungri Jo Jang Hyun-sik in early.
kt didn’t get a chance.
On the contrary, in the defense in the beginning of the 6th inning, starter Eom Sang-baek was shaken and struggled.
Eom Sang-baek allowed Kim Sun-bin to hit 2 RBIs and left-handed hits in the crisis with the bases loaded with 2 outs, and Son Dong-hyun, who took the mound for relief,
was hit right-handedly by Kim Tae-goon and was pushed back 2-4.
However, kt turned the game around again in the bottom of the 6th inning with an all-out offensive.
In kt, Lee Ho-yeon, a pinch hitter, hit a grounder in front of the pitcher on the first and second bases.
Opponent pitcher Lim Ki-young, who caught the ball,
chose third base, and as second base runner Hwang Jae-gyun was judged safe, kt seized the chance to load base.
After kt pursued a point with a sacrifice hit from Bae Jeong-dae, Kim Min-hyeok hit a left-handed hit from pitcher Ji-min Choi, who had changed, to tie the score 4-4.
kt kept pushing.
Follow-up hitter Kim Sang-su struck out on a swing, but second base runner Lee Ho-yeon attempted to steal third base,
KIA catcher Kim Tae-gun’s third base throw fell back and Lee Ho-yeon scored.
kt pinch hitter Park Byeong-ho hit a grounder on first base,
but this time KIA first baseman Choi Won-jun made a mistake by throwing the ball backwards,
kt second base runner Kim Min-hyuk easily stepped on the home ball.
At the end of the 8th inning, kt led 6-4, and Kim Sang-soo,
who came out from 1st and 2nd base,
threw a counter punch with a sweeping, right-handed hit.
With a 4-point lead in the 9th inning,
kt put in finisher Kim Jae-yoon and won comfortably.
Kim Sang-soo played an active role with 2 hits in 5 at-bats and 2 RBIs,
Hwang Jae-kyun played an active role with 2 hits in 4 at-bats and 1 RBI.
At the Daejeon Hanwha Life Insurance Eagles Park,
the Samsung Lions defeated the Hanwha Eagles 5-3 after many twists and turns,
exchanging errors in each match.
Samsung took the lead in winning percentage,
bringing down Hanwha to 9th place and taking 8th place.
Hanwha lost three straight games.
The game was played as a pitcher’s match.
In the bottom of the 7th inning with a 1-0 lead,
Samsung allowed starter David Buchanan,
who had been throwing well, to turn around.
Buchanan caught Choi In-ho’s sacrifice bunt ball at first base unscathed and made a bad throw to second base,
putting the first and second bases in danger.
It was Buchanan, who was shaken, committed a wild throw and sand dunes, and quickly became the bases without a hit.
Afterwards, Lee Jin-young struck out on a swing, but as the last ball fell backwards,
third base runner Lee Do-yoon stepped home.
When Roh Si-hwan was at bat, third base runner Choi In-ho scored while committing a balk.
As Samsung seemed to give up the game as it was,
but dramatically turned the game around in the last attack in the top of the ninth.
Samsung created a second base opportunity with Ja-wook Koo’s hit to the left center,
pinch hitter Ji-hyeok Ryu hit a grounder in front of the shortstop.
At this time, Hanwha shortstop Ha Joo-seok made a catch error and became 2nd, 1st and 3rd base.
Samsung did not miss the opportunity.
Pinch hitter Kim Dong-yeop hit a timely hit in the infield and returned the game to 2-2.
Afterwards, Lee Jae-hyun, the follow-up hitter, hit the right hand at the right time,
Hanwha right fielder Nick Williams‘ throwing error led to a turnaround to 4-2.
For Samsung, Kim Ji-chan put a wedge in the victory with a right-handed hit.
In the bottom of the ninth inning with the Samsung leading 5-2,
closer Oh Seung-hwan allowed Lee Do-yoon a solo home run, but the Samsung did not give up the game.
Buchanan, who threw 116 pitches in 7 innings, allowed 5 hits, 1 walk, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts and 2 runs, was finally able to laugh.
The LG-Lotte match scheduled to be held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul and the NC Dinos-SSG Landers match scheduled to be played at Incheon SSG Landers Field were canceled due to rain.