‘Kim Hyung-joon finishes’ NC knocks out leader LG, avoids 7th straight loss to KIA

‘Park Se-woong throws 6 innings of 2-run ball’ LOTTE beats SSG to end losing streak
Doosan beats Samsung to stay in 4th place, Kiwoom wins 3rd straight

The NC Dinos swept the LG Twins to move into second place in the standings.

NC took advantage of an error in the top of the ninth inning to score the game-winning run and win 5-4 against LG in the 2023 Shinhan Bank Solar KBO League at Jamsil Stadium on April 22.

Third-place NC, with 67 wins, two ties and 54 losses on the season, 섯다 narrowed the gap to one game over second-place KT Wiz (71 wins, three ties and 56 losses).

Son went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs, while Seo Ho-cheol and Park Gun-woo went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs in the win.

NC starter Choi Sung-young was shaky, allowing four runs on two hits and four walks in 2⅔ innings.

However, it was a big win for Koo Chang-mo, who returned from an elbow injury and made his first start in 112 days. Koo pitched 2⅓ innings of one-hit ball.

No. 1 LG (76 wins, 2 ties, 48 losses) had their seven-game winning streak snapped.

LG first baseman Austin Dean shook his head after making a throwing error in the top of the ninth inning.

NC struck first.

In the top of the first inning, NC put runners on first and second with a leadoff single by Son Asub and a walk by Seo Ho-cheol, and then scored the first run on a single by Park Gun-woo.

LG fought back and tied the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the inning when Hong Chang-ki doubled and Shin Min-jae sacrifice bunted, taking advantage of a throwing error by NC starter Choi Sung-young. Kim Hyun-soo followed with a sacrifice fly to make it 2-1.

However, NC took the lead for good in the bottom of the second inning, 카지노사이트랭크 drawing three walks to load the bases and then scoring on Seo Ho-cheol’s RBI double to make it 3-2.

LG also had a chance in the top of the third inning with three walks, and Kim Min-sung’s RBI double gave them the lead again, 4-3.

NC didn’t stop their offense. In the fifth inning, Son Asub’s infield single and Park Gun-woo’s RBI double brought in one run.

The teams remained tied at 4-4 until the eighth inning.

NC scored a lucky run in the ninth inning. Kim Hyung-joon singled and LG’s Go Woo-seok was hit by a pitch to put runners on second and third.

Seo Ho-cheol followed with a single to right. Kim rounded third base and raced home on a wild pitch by Austin, scoring the winning run.

LG’s Ko Woo-seok suffered his eighth loss of the season (3-3, 15 saves).

Meanwhile, LG became the first team in professional sports to reach 1 million fans in the 15th season.

At the Gwangju-Kia Champions Field, the KIA Tigers snapped a nasty losing streak with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over the KT Wiz.

With the win, KIA (61 wins, 2 draws, 59 points) snapped a seven-game losing streak and moved up to fifth place, knocking SSG Landers (63 wins, 2 draws, 60 points), who lost on the day, down to sixth. KT, which saw its two-game winning streak halted, falls to 71 wins, three draws and 56 losses.

KIA starter Tomasz Pannoni pitched 5⅔ innings of four-hit ball, striking out six and walking one to earn the win.

Pannoni earned his fifth win of the season (2-2) in the one-run victory.

KT starter Wes Benjamin lasted five innings, allowing two runs on six hits with seven strikeouts and three walks, but the offense couldn’t get going and he suffered his sixth loss of the season (15).

KIA scored one run in the second and third innings.

In the second inning, Lee Woo-sung led off with an infield single, advanced to second on Kim Tae-gun’s infield grounder, stole third on a wild pitch, and scored on Byun Woo-hyuk’s RBI single to right.

In the bottom of the third, Kim Do-young singled, Kim Sun-bin bunted and Choi Hyung-woo hit a sacrifice fly to put runners on second and third with no outs.

After struggling to hit Panoni, KT scored the winning run in the sixth inning. With two outs in the top of the sixth, Moon Sang-chul walked and Jang Sung-woo singled to left-center to put runners on second and third. Kim Sang-soo followed with a single to center.

KIA brought in Jeon Sang-hyun when Lim Ki-young, who took over for Pannoni, was shaky and walked to load the bases. 온라인섯다 Jeon struck out Oh Yoon-seok to end the inning.

Kia kept the lead as Jeon did not allow a run in the seventh inning. Son Dong-hyun, who followed Jeon in the bottom of the eighth, ended the inning with a triple play.

However, in the bottom of the ninth, Jeong Jung-young was shaky and got into trouble.

After giving up back-to-back singles to Choi Sung-ho and Lee Ho-yeon, Jung got Ahn Chi-young to fly out to left field and Hwang Jae-gyun to ground out to second, but gave up a walk to Anthony Alford to load the bases.

Jung struck out Park Byung-ho on a foul fly to left field to preserve the one-run win for KIA. Jung earned her 16th save of the season (3-2).

The Lotte Giants won 5-2 against the SSG Landers at SSG Landers Field in Incheon.

Seventh-place Lotte, which snapped a two-game losing streak, is now 59-66.

SSG, which lost in a blown call at LG on April 21, slipped from fifth to sixth place with 63 wins, two draws and 61 losses.

Lotte’s two wins were highlighted by strong performances from players heading to the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games squad.

Park Se-woong pitched six innings of three-hit ball (two home runs) with four strikeouts and two walks to secure the win. The only blemish was a pair of solo shots.

Park earned his eighth win of the season (seven starts) and will now join the Asian Games squad.

Yoon Dong-hee, who was notified of his selection to the national team prior to the game, made the most of his time in the leadoff spot, going 3-for-5 with a home run, one RBI and one run scored. Yoo Kang-nam followed with four hits, two doubles and two RBIs.

Jung Dae-seon, making his first-team debut in the No. 7 spot, added to the offense with a 4-for-5 performance with a double, a home run, and an RBI.

SSG left-handed ace Kim Kwang-hyun did his job, allowing three runs on seven hits (one home run) with two walks and two strikeouts in seven innings, but was unable to get any offensive support and took the loss. It was his eighth loss of the season (seven wins).

Lotte and SSG traded one run in the first inning.

LOTTE opened the scoring in the top of the first when Yoon Dong-hee doubled and scored on a fielder’s choice with runners on first and third when Jung Hoon singled.

SSG quickly tied the game. In the bottom of the first inning, SSG leadoff man Choo Shin-soo lined a first-pitch pitch from Lotte starter Park Se-woong over the right field fence for a solo arch (his 10th of the season). It was the eighth leadoff home run of the season and the first on a first-pitch home run.

With the score tied at 1-1, Lotte broke the tie with a home run in the fourth inning. In the top of the fourth, leadoff hitter Yoo Kang-nam hit a solo home run off Woo Jung-wol (his eighth of the season).

SSG then responded with a home run of their own. In the bottom of the fourth inning, Choi Jung-jeong hit a two-run home run (No. 26 of the season) to left field. With her second home run, Choi narrowed the gap to four with leader Noh Si-hwan (30).

Lotte took the lead again in the seventh inning.

In the top of the seventh, Jung Dae-sun singled to right-center, Seo Dong-wook doubled, Kim Min-seok walked to load the bases, and Yoon Dong-hee hit a grounder to shortstop to score Jung from third.

Lotte scored two runs in the eighth inning to secure the win.

In the top of the eighth, Jeong Hoon, Jeon Jun-woo, and Yoo Kang-nam singled to score one run. Then, with runners on first and second, Jung Dae-sun hit a single to left field.

In the bottom of the ninth, LOTTE reliever Kim Won-joong pitched a scoreless inning, allowing just one hit. Kim Won-joong recorded his 27th save of the season (5-5).

At Samsung Lions Park in Daegu, the Doosan Bears defeated the Samsung Lions 3-1.

With their second straight win, Doosan remained in fourth place with 66 points (1 win, 1 draw, 59 losses). Ninth-place Samsung (53 wins, 1 tie, 73 losses) has lost five straight games.

Doosan’s bullpen kept the deficit to a minimum.

Choi Seung-yong kept the Doosan offense scoreless after giving up four hits and four walks in 4⅓ innings.

The bullpen followed suit, allowing just one run.

For the Doosan bats, Yang Ji-won was the star of the show, going 1-for-4 with two RBIs, including a two-run double in the third inning.

Samsung starter Choi Chae-heung pitched well, allowing three runs (two earned) on five hits with four strikeouts and one walk in five innings, but the offense couldn’t get going and he suffered his seventh loss of the season.

Choi, who joined the team in mid-June after completing his military service, has yet to report a win in 13 appearances.

Samsung’s offense was unable to capitalize on six hits and eight walks as they fell to Doosan.

Doosan struck first in the second inning. Kang Seung-ho hit a sacrifice fly to put runners on first and third after an error and Kim Jae-hwan singled to right.

Doosan added two more runs in the third inning.

Two batters later, Kim Jae-ho singled and Jose Rojas doubled to put runners on second and third, and Yang Yang-ji hit a double to right-center to bring home two runners.

Choi Seung-yong worked out of a jam to preserve the lead, but with runners on first and third in the top of the fifth, he was replaced on the mound by Lee Young-ha. Lee Young-ha got Jose Pirela to fly out to right field, and the runner at third, Kim Sung-yoon, was thrown out at home to keep the game scoreless.

Despite the missed opportunity, Samsung managed to score a run in the seventh inning. In the bottom of the seventh, Kim Ji-chan doubled to right field, advanced to third on a throwing error by the right fielder, and scored on an infield single by Ryu Ji-hyuk.

But that was as close as Samsung would get. With runners on second and third in the bottom of the seventh, Doosan right-handed reliever Kim Myung-shin walked Oh Jae-il to load the bases, but he got Kang Min-ho to ground out to the pitcher to end the threat.

After Kim Myung-shin ended the eighth inning with a strikeout to preserve the lead, Doosan brought in closer Jung Chul-won for the ninth. He gave up just one hit and no walks to end the ninth inning and preserve the win. Chung earned his 10th save of the season (5-4).

The Kiwoom Heroes won a hard-fought 11-6 victory over the Hanwha Eagles at the Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon.

Last-place Kiwoom, which has won three straight, is now 54 wins, three draws and 78 losses. Eighth-ranked Hanwha improved to 52 wins, six ties and 68 losses.

After Song Sung-moon’s sacrifice fly in the first inning, Kiwoom added a run in the top of the third after Kim Hye-sung singled, stole second and Ronnie Dawson hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded on an error.

In the fifth inning, they added four more runs.

In the top of the fifth, Kim Hye-sung singled, Dawson doubled, Song Sung-moon walked, Lim Ji-yeol drew a bases-loaded walk, and Kim Hwijip singled to left-center. With runners on first and third, Park Ju-hong hit a sacrifice fly.

After falling behind by one run in the bottom of the fifth, Hanwha rallied in the seventh when Noh Si-hwan hit a mid-month two-run homer (his 31st of the season) and cut the deficit to 5-6 in the eighth on Moon Hyun-bin’s RBI double.

However, Kiwoom responded with a five-run ninth inning to seal the victory. With runners on first and second, Jeon Byung-woo’s sacrifice bunt scored Lim Ji-yeol, who was at second on a fielder’s choice, and with runners on second and third, Park Soo-jong hit a sacrifice fly.

Kiwoom followed with an RBI single up the middle by Kim Hye-sung and an RBI double to left by Song Sung-moon to make it 11-6.

Hanwha got one run back in the bottom of the ninth on an RBI double by Nick Williams.

At the plate for Kiwoom, Hangzhou Asian Games international Kim Hye-sung had a hot bat, going 4-for-6 with a double, a home run and three RBIs. Dawson, who also set the table, went 5-for-4 with a home run, one RBI and three runs scored. 고스톱

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