The first edition of the Korean series in May, Lotte laughed at the hot resignation
In the first edition of the ‘Korean Series in May’, Lotte won. The Lotte Giants beat SSG Landers and rose to first place.
This weekend’s three-game series between ‘distribution rivals’ SSG and Lotte drew great attention. This is because while defending champion SSG continues to do well this year, Lotte also succeeded in rebounding. Lotte held this three-game series as the ‘Busan Series’ and wore a red camellia uniform. SSG, whose away uniform is red, wore the green home alt uniform they wore for Friday and Saturday home games out of consideration for Lotte. Sajik Stadium, where 19,011 people visited to watch the fierce fight, radiated heat.
In the game held at Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan on the 19th, Lotte beat SSG 7-5 and took the lead. Lotte, who became 22-12 (win rate 0.647), beat SSG (24 wins, 1 draw, 13 losses, 0.632) and rose to the top again in three days. The weekend games on the 20th and 21st are likely to sell out.
Second baseman An Chi-hong went 4 at-bats with 3 hits and 1 RBI, shortstop Noh Jin-hyeok went 4 at-bats with 2 hits and 2 RBIs, third baseman Park Seung-wook went 3 at-bats with 2 hits and 1 RBI, and first baseman Ko Seung-min went 3 at-bats and scored 2 runs. did Park Se-woong won his first win in his seventh appearance of the season, giving up 6 hits, 6 strikeouts and 1 run in 6 innings. His season ERA was lowered from 4.66 to 4.11.
SSG coach Kim Won-hyung worried before the game, “Starter Park Jong-hoon’s recent pitching is not bad. However, the first inning is always a problem. He must pass the first inning well.” Contrary to coach Kim’s wishes, Park Jong-hoon’s command faltered. After Kim Min-seok and Ahn Kwon-soo picked a series of walks, wild pitches came out and became 1 company, 2nd and 3rd base. An Chi-Hong’s ground ball from first base led Lotte to take the lead.
SSG balanced in the top of the 4th inning. After one shot, Guillermo Heredia hit a double, and Hanyu Island hit a timely hit in the center field. However, Lotte also ran away at the end of the 4th inning. After Koh Seung-min’s hit and An Chi-hong’s double, Jeon Jun-woo hit a ground ball to second base to make it 2-1. But no extra points were scored. Park Jong-hoon treated Noh Jin-hyuk and Ji-wan Ji as criminals.
SSG had 5 chances. Kim Min-sik’s walk, Choi Ji-hoon’s hit, and Choi Joo-hwan’s sacrifice bunt made one out, second and third base. Choi Jeong, the leading hitter at bat. Park Se-woong struck out Choi Jeong after a careful game. Afterwards, after sending Heredia on an intentional walk, he overcame the crisis by treating Hanyu Island as a ground ball to first base. Park Se-woong, who also took the mound in the 6th inning, caught Park Seong-han after 13 pitches and ended with a three-way offense.
Lotte has recently improved its ability to execute operations. In the 6th episode, successive operations were successful and the ‘squeeze’ was successful. Noh Jin-hyeok succeeded in a hit and run at first base and made first and third bases, Ji-wan Ji struck out, but An Chi-hong dug home with a double steal.
SSG pursued with a point in the 8th inning thanks to a timely hit by pinch hitter Choo Shin-soo. However, Lotte immediately ran away as well. At the end of the 8th inning, Noh Jin-hyeok hit a 2-RBI double with 1 out, 1st and 2nd base, and Park Seung-wook’s double made it 7-2.
Lotte fans even cheered for the surf in the 9th episode, anticipating victory. However, SSG did not back down smoothly either. With Choi Jeong’s 3-pointer exploding, they pursued by two points. In the end, finisher Kim Won-joong climbed the mound. Kim Won-joong struck out Heredia and Hanyu-seom in a row and lost the game.
Coach Larry Sutton said, “I did excellent pitching on the first day of the series. I didn’t show the best control, but I fought actively using the weapons I had. The batters helped Park Se-woong by scoring RBIs in the early scoring situation. Park Seung-wook and Noh Jin-hyuk were good in offense and defense. I was able to continue the game with a structure while showing it. Kim Won-joong finished the game cleanly, as expected of our finisher. It is reliable.”카지노사이트
An Chi-hong said, “The feeling of hitting is improving. The season is long, so I will try to improve further without complacency. I want to sincerely congratulate Se-woong on his victory in the starting lineup.”
In Gwangju, KIA Tigers defeated Kiwoom Heroes 10-1. KIA, which had three consecutive victories, made a win rate of 50% (17 wins, 17 losses). KIA scored 8 points by driving 9 hits against Eric Yokishi, Kiwoom starter in the first inning. Yokishi, who won a total of 9 wins (3 losses) against KIA, eventually came down the mound in the 3rd inning. KIA starter Eui-ri Lee gave up 2 hits, 3 walks, 9 strikeouts and 1 run in 7 innings and won 3 wins (3 losses) of the season.
In Jamsil, the LG Twins beat the Hanwha Eagles 3-1. In Hanwha, Chae Eun-seong, who transferred from LG, fired a preemptive solo shot at the beginning of the first inning. At the end of the 3rd inning, Austin Dean turned the game around with 2 RBIs and a timely hit with 2 outs and bases loaded. LG starter Casey Kelly became the winning pitcher with 6 hits and 1 run in 7 innings. Jung Woo-young and Ham Deok-joo blocked the 8th and 9th innings, respectively, and got hold and save.