NC Dinos continued their fight for third place with a come-from-behind win over the Hanwha Eagles.
NC Dinos achieved an 11-6 comeback win in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League home game against the Hanwha Eagles at Changwon NC Park on the 9th.
With this win, NC recorded 72 wins, 64 losses, 2 draws, and tied for 4th place in the league with a winning percentage of 0.529. SSG Landers, who did not have a game on this day, has the same winning percentage as NC with 71 wins, 63 losses, and 2 draws (winning rate of 0.529). Also, Doosan (71 wins, 63 losses, 2 draws), which did not play on this day, ranked 3rd in the league with a winning percentage of 0.530, and the margin for the three teams including Doosan, SSG, and NC is ‘0’. In terms of winning percentage, Doosan is 0.0004 ahead of SSG and NC. There is indeed an unprecedented competition for 3rd, 4th, and 5th places to advance to the postseason. In addition, KIA, ranked 6th, has 69 wins, 67 losses, and 2 draws (win ratio 0.507), and is chasing the tied 4th place group by 3 games.
On the other hand, Hanwha, which lost to NC that day, maintained 9th place in the league with 56 wins, 78 losses, and 6 draws, with a winning percentage of 0.418. The fight to get out of last place is also very heated. Samsung is in 8th place with 60 wins, 80 losses, 1 draw (winning rate of 0.429), and Kiwoom is in 10th place with 57 wins, 81 losses, 3 draws, and each has a gap of one game.
NC’s starter Shin Min-hyuk was shaken with 4 hits (1 home run), 1 walk, 1 ball hit to the body, 4 strikeouts, and 5 runs (5 earned) in 2⅓ innings (62 pitches), but the bullpen showed a good performance afterwards. After Choi Seong-young, who appeared as the second pitcher, pitched 1⅔ innings, allowing 2 hits (1 home run), 3 walks, and 1 run (1 earned run), Lee Jun-ho became the winning pitcher by pitching 2⅔ innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts, and no runs. Next, Kim Young-gyu, who participated in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games, greeted the home fans with a pitch of 2⅓ innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 walk, 1 strikeout, and 1 no run. Kim Si-hoon threw a ball that hit the body after two outs in the 9th inning, but was responsible for one out. The winning pitcher is Lee Jun-ho. This season, they recorded 3 wins and 2 losses.
In the NC batting lineup with a total of 10 hits, Park Geon-woo showed off his power with 3 hits in 4 at-bats (1 home run), 3 RBIs, and 1 run, while Choi Jeong-won also played as a pinch hitter, going 2 hits in 3 at-bats, 2 RBIs, and 3 runs. In addition, Kim Joo-won, who won a gold medal at the Asian Games, started as the 8th hitter and shortstop and contributed to the team’s victory with 1 hit and 3 RBIs in 3 at-bats. Kim Hyeong-jun, who played an active role as the national team’s home manager, was registered as a first-team entry, but did not play in the game that day.
On the other hand, for Hanwha, Sanchez took the mound and went down the mound after pitching 4 innings, allowing 4 hits, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts, and 4 runs (4 earned). The total number of pitches is 92. Next, Kim Beom-soo took the brunt of the loss with 3 hits (1 home run), 1 walk, and 3 runs (3 earned runs) in ⅓ innings. Kim Beom-su recorded 5 wins and 5 losses this season. Next, Joo Hyun-sang pitched well with a no-hitter through 1⅔ innings, and Lee Min-woo pitched well as well, allowing one hit and no runs in one inning. However, Sang-won Park was shaken, allowing 1 hit, 2 walks, and 4 runs (1 earned) in ⅔ innings, and Gyu-yeon Kim pitched ⅓ innings, allowing 1 hit and no runs. Hanwha, which had 8 hits, struggled with 2 hits in 4 at-bats, 1 run, and 1 walk as Noh Si-hwan, who returned from the Asian Games, started as the third batter and third baseman.
In the top of the second inning, with one out and runners on first and second base, Jin-young Lee hit a left-field three-run gun to take the lead. Lee Jin-young, who wore the KIA uniform as the 58th pick in the 2nd 6th round of the 2016 rookie draft, succeeded in hitting double-digit home runs for the first time in his 8 debut season. Last season’s 8 home runs was a career-high home run record in a single season. NC also immediately launched a counterattack. In the bottom of the 2nd inning, with 2 outs and runners on 1st and 2nd bases, Kim Joo-won hit a timely double with 2 RBIs in left center. (2-3)
Hanwha scored 3 runs again in the top of the 3rd inning. Leadoff hitter Choi In-ho’s hit to left-center and Noh Si-hwan’s hit with one out gave them a chance to reach first and third base. Here, NC replaced starter Shin Min-hyuk with Choi Seong-young, and Williams hit a sacrifice fly to center field (2-4). Then, Chae Eun-seong followed up with a two-run gun to left-center to get up to 2-6. Chae Eun-seong’s 23rd home run this season.
NC then scored 2 points again in the bottom of the 3rd inning. Son Ah-seop’s hit, Park Min-woo’s second baseman’s error on base, and Park Geon-woo’s walk created an opportunity to load the bases with no outs. Here, Martin and Kwon Hee-dong hit an infield grounder, and third base runners Son Ah-seop and Choi Jeong-won each scored (4-6).
NC turned the game around in the bottom of the 5th inning. After leadoff hitter Choi Jeong-won got on base with a hit to left, next hitter Park Geon-woo hit a two-run shot to tie the game in left-center. (6-6) Park Gun-woo’s 12th home run of the season. In the ensuing opportunity with 2 outs and runners on 1st and 3rd base, when Kim Joo-won was at bat, 1st base runner Seo Ho-cheol attempted to steal 2nd base, and 3rd base runner Martin took advantage of the catcher’s throw heading to 2nd base and hit home. First base runner Seo Ho-cheol is out. It was the moment when NC turned the game around at 7-6.
In the end, NC added 4 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning, putting a wedge in the game. With 1 out and 3rd base, Kim Joo-won hit an RBI sacrifice fly to center field. (8-6) With 2 outs and 1st and 2nd bases, Choi Jeong-won hit a timely triple with 2 RBIs to right-center, and Park Geon-woo followed up with a timely double to make it 11-6. made. In the end, the game ended with a victory for NC, which successfully overcame the crisis of bases loaded with two outs in the top of the ninth inning.
In Gwangju, the KIA Tigers, who are holding out hope for fall baseball, defeated the Samsung Lions and succeeded in winning three games in a row.
The KIA Tigers won 3-1 in the home game against the Samsung Lions in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Gwangju-Kia Champions Field on the 9th. With this victory, KIA had three consecutive wins. On the other hand, Samsung fell into a swamp of two consecutive losses.
KIA had a difficult time due to being eliminated from the Asian Games entry, but Lee Ui-ri took the mound and pitched superbly in 5⅔ innings (115 pitches), allowing 5 hits, 4 walks, striking out 10, and allowing 1 run (1 earned). Next, Dae-yu Kim pitched ⅔ innings with a no-hitter, 1 strikeout, and no runs, Lim Ki-young pitched a no-hitter over ⅓ innings, and Sang-hyun Jeon became the winning pitcher with 1 ⅓ innings, allowing 1 hit and no runs. Jeon Sang-hyun has 7 wins, 3 losses, 1 save, and an ERA of 2.25 this season. Then, Hae-Young Jeong achieved his 21st save of the season by pitching one inning, allowing one hit, one strikeout, and no runs.
On the other hand, Samsung’s starter Kim Dae-woo pitched well in 5 innings (88 pitches), allowing 3 hits, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts, and no runs, but he also failed to record a win or loss and handed the mound over to the bullpen. Kim Dae-woo has no wins and 2 losses in 44 games this year, with an ERA of 4.50. His last win as a starter was against the Jamsil Doosan Bears on June 17, 2020. Next, Samsung’s Choi Ji-kwang (⅓ innings, 1 hit, 1 run), Lee Jae-ik (⅓ innings, no runs), and Kim Tae-hoon (⅓ innings) came out in order, and Lee Seung-hyun became the losing pitcher with 1⅓ innings, 1 hit, 1 strikeout, and 1 run (1 earned run). . This season’s record is 4 wins, 4 losses, and an ERA of 3.60. Next, Woo Gyu-min pitched 0 innings, allowing 1 hit and 1 run, and Lee Sang-min pitched ⅔ innings, allowing 2 hits and no runs. Samsung’s Asian Games gold medalists Won Tae-in, Kim Ji-chan, and Kim Seong-yoon were not registered as first-team entries. KIA also played the game without registering Choi Ji-min and Choi Won-jun, who played in the Asian Games, as first-team entries.
Samsung took the lead. After two outs in the top of the sixth inning, Kim Hyun-jun hit a single and then advanced to second base with a wild pitch during pinch hitter An Joo-hyung’s at-bat. Then, Ahn Joo-hyung hit a timely hit to the left to bring Kim Hyun-jun home (0-1).
Then KIA followed suit right away. After one out in the bottom of the sixth inning, Kim Sun-bin reached first base with a single and then went to second base when replaced pitcher Jae-ik Lee threw a wild pitch. Kim Seon-bin, who landed at third base when Socrates grounded out to first base, scored the tying run when Ko Jong-wook hit a timely hit to right following Lee Woo-sung’s walk.
In the end, the game was decided in the 8th inning. In the bottom of the 8th inning, leadoff hitter Kim Sun-bin walked and was replaced by pinch runner Choi Jeong-yong. Socrates strikes out. Facing the changed pitcher Woo Gyu-min, Lee Woo-sung hit a hit to left-center, where Samsung again replaced the pitcher with Lee Sang-min. KIA took the opportunity to hit first and third base with Go Jong-wook’s pitcher’s ground ball, and Han Jun-su hit a timely hit to right-center to bring home third base runner Choi Jeong-yong. As soon as the next batter, Lee Chang-jin, hit a timely hit inside the left field line to make it 3-1. In the top of the 9th inning, KIA’s Jeong Hae-young took the mound, grounded leadoff hitter Kang Jun-seo to third base, struck out Ryu Ji-hyuk, and then hit Kim Ho-jae with a double to left-center. However, Pirella was treated with a fly ball to right field on the 6th pitch, preserving the team’s victory.
The Lotte Giants defeated the LG Twins 8-1 in an away game held at Jamsil Stadium. Lotte ended its three-game losing streak against LG and recorded 66 wins and 72 losses. If Lotte lost this day’s game, it was certain that they would be eliminated from the postseason, but they won and maintained a glimmer of hope. LG, which had already advanced to the Korean Series by winning the regular season, recorded 84 wins, 54 losses, and 2 draws along with 3 consecutive losses.
Lotte took the win by defeating LG starter Kang Hyo-jong early. Kang Hyo-jong was shaky, allowing 4 hits and 4 runs (3 earned runs) in 1⅓ innings and was kicked out early in the second inning. Kang Hyo-jong suffered his second loss (1 win) of the season. For Lotte, Yoon Dong-hee, who returned to Korea the day before (the 8th) after participating in the Asian Games, immediately joined the first team and played as a pinch hitter in the second inning, recording 1 hit and 1 RBI in 4 at-bats. For LG, Moon Bo-kyung, who also played in the Asian Games, appeared as a pinch hitter in the 9th inning and retired with a strikeout.토토사이트
Lotte starter Shim Jae-min did his part by allowing 4 hits (1 home run) and 1 run in 5⅓ innings while receiving support from the batting lineup. Jaemin Shim earned his third win (1 loss) this season. Lotte, which had a total of 11 hits, had leadoff Ahn Kwon-soo with 3 hits and 1 RBI in 4 at-bats, Jeon Jun-woo with 3 hits and 1 RBI and 2 runs, including a 7th inning, and Han Dong-hee with 2 hits and 5 at-bats, 1 RBI and 2 runs. . Lotte succeeded in taking the lead by scoring 4 points in the top of the second inning alone. For LG, Kim Beom-seok hit his first home run in his professional debut with a solo shot in the bottom of the second inning, but that was all. Afterwards, Lotte added 3 more points, including a timely hit by Yoon Dong-hee in the 6th and Jeon Jun-woo’s solo shot in the 7th, putting a wedge in the game.