SSG won the 14th game of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League against the Samsung Lions at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on Wednesday, 3-2 after 10 extra innings. They avenged a 4-5 loss the previous day (Nov. 11).
After the game, head coach Kim Won-hyung praised McCarty’s performance as the team’s ace starting pitcher, saying, “We were able to get the win today, and the bullpen pitchers who followed pitched scoreless innings to set the stage for us to finish the game in extra innings.”
“On offense, Yoo Seom-i played a big role, especially with his home run and game-winning hit. I hope he will continue to show good form in the future with less pressure on his mind.” “On defense, I also want to praise the good defense of the fielders, including Hyung-woo and Sung-han-yi.”
On the day, SSG had a difficult game as they scored the first run but were unable to capitalize. Kirk McCarty, who had been working out of jams, gave up a run in the top of the sixth to tie the game at 1-1. In the seventh inning, he walked the bases loaded.
Han Yoo-seom hit a solo home run to tie the game at 2-2. The game went to 10 extra innings. In the bottom of the 10th, Choi Ji-hoon led off with a single to right off Oh Seung-hwan, and Ahn Sang-hyun laid down a sacrifice bunt to put runners on first and second. Choi Jung-jeong followed with a walk. Park Sung-sung drew a walk to load the bases, Kim Sung-hyun struck out, and Han Yoo-seom ended the game with a single to right. 먹튀검증
“It was a tough game for the players, but they were able to win by keeping their focus until the extra innings,” said Kim. “The fans also gave us a lot of support until the last minute, so we were able to win and I want to say thank you.”