LG continued its upward trend with the destructive power of other lines. Starting pitcher Lim Chan-gyu was a bit sluggish, but with scoring support, he harvested 9 victories in the season.
The LG Twins won 17-8 in a home game against Kiwoom Heroes in the 2023 professional baseball KBO League held at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the 13th.
With this, LG, which swept all 3 consecutive matches on the weekend and ran 5 consecutive victories at the same time, recorded 61 wins, 2 draws and 35 losses, establishing a solo system. On the other hand, Kiwoom, who fell into the swamp of 4 consecutive losses, stayed at the bottom with 62 losses (42 wins, 3 draws).
Led by pitcher Lim Chan-kyu, LG Chang-ki Hong (right fielder) – Min-jae Shin (2nd baseman) – Hyun-soo Kim (designated hitter) – Austin Dean (1st baseman) – Ji-hwan Oh (shortstop) – Bo-kyung Moon (3rd baseman) – Dong-won Park (catcher) – Jae-won Lee (left fielder) )-Park Hae-min (center fielder) was named in the starting lineup.
Against this, Kiwoom Lee Yong-kyu (left fielder) – Kim Hye-seong (2nd baseman) – Ronnie Dawson (designated hitter) – Song Seong-moon (3rd baseman) – Kim Hui-jib (shortstop) – Lee Joo-hyung (center fielder) – Lim Byeong-wook (right fielder) – Jeon Byeong-woo (1st baseman) – Kim Dong-heon (Catcher) packed the batting line. The starting pitcher is Kim Dong-gyu, who transferred from LG on the 29th of last month and made his professional first-team debut.
From the beginning of the game, LG pushed Kiwoom hard. In the bottom of the first inning, Hong Chang-ki’s walk, Shin Min-jae’s right-handed hit, Shin Min-jae’s second base steal, and Kim Hyun-soo’s walk led to a safe full base. On second and third base, Austin fired a sacrifice fly to right field.
Kiwoom wasn’t just watching. At the beginning of the second inning, Kim Hui-jip’s left-handed hit and Lim Byeong-wook’s right-handed hit made it one out, 1st and 3rd base, and Jeon Byeong-woo’s third baseman hit a grounder, and third base runner Kim Hui-jip stepped home. In the second out and second base that followed, Kim Dong-heon hit a timely hit with one RBI.
However, LG did not intend to create an atmosphere like this. They resumed their run in the bottom of the second inning and regained the lead. Leading batter Park Dong-won drew a solo arch over the left fence. Park Dong-won’s season 17 gun. Lee Jae-won’s heavy hit and second base steal, Park Hae-min’s right fielder’s fly, the opposing pitcher’s wild pitch, and Hong Chang-ki’s walk connected the 1st and 3rd bases, and the double steal operation worked, and Lee Jae-won, runner on third base, succeeded in scoring, followed by Shin Min-jae, the follow-up hitter. hit a timely hit with one RBI.
LG, which gained momentum, took the initiative by making the bottom of the third inning a big inning. Leading batter Austin’s left-handed solo shot was the signal. Then, when Joo-Hyun Jeong hit and went out, Bo-Kyung Moon responded with an RBI and a timely double that split the middle right. Then Lee Jae-won exploded a timely hit to the left with 1 RBI.
Once set on fire, the firepower of LG’s other ships did not seem to cool down. Park Hae-min’s infield fly, Hong Chang-ki’s infield grounder, and the opponent’s second baseman’s catch error made the bases loaded with a run, Shin Min-jae and Kim Hyeon-soo each hit an infield hit at the right time with one RBI, and a sacrifice fly to the center field. After that, LG, who even came out with Austin’s two RBIs and a timely hit from the left, took a huge lead 12-2.
Kiwoom, who was hit, started the chase in the 4th inning. Lee Yong-gyu’s first baseman Lee Yong-kyu’s ground ball hit the home runner Lee Joo-hyung on third base in the first run with bases loaded, which led to hits by Lee Ju-hyeong, Jeon Byeong-woo, and Kim Dong-heon.
LG responded immediately. In the bottom of the 4th inning, Moon Bo-kyung’s double, Park Dong-won’s true base, and Lee Jae-won’s sand dune led to one out, 1st and 3rd base, and Park Hae-min made a sacrifice fly to right field.
In the beginning of the 5th inning, Kiwoom caught up with 2 points with Jeon Byeong-woo’s ground ball RBI and Kim Dong-heon’s 1 RBI in a timely hit with a 1 out base made by Song Seong-moon’s infield hit, Lee Ju-hyung’s 4 ball, and Lim Byeong-wook’s right-handed hit. In the beginning of the 7th inning, Lee Joo-hyeong’s double and Lim Byeong-wook’s double, and Jeon Byeong-woo’s grounder RBI at 1st and 3rd base led to the 6th run.
However, LG, who had been silent, resumed the scoring streak at the end of the 7th inning and widened the gap again. Kim Hyun-soo and Austin’s walk and Jung Joo-hyun’s right-handed hit led to a run with a base loaded without a run, and Kim Min-seong and Heo Do-hwan scored ground balls in succession. In the continued 2nd and 3rd base, Lee Jae-won hit a timely hit with 1 RBI.먹튀검증
Kiwoom, whose foot was on fire, faced Dawson’s sand dune, Kim Hui-jib’s walk, and Kim Jun-wan’s true base in the top of the 8th inning, followed by Lim Byung-wook’s two RBIs and right-handed doubles, but that was it. LG, who was not shaken, ended the game with Hong Chang-ki’s superior solo shot at the end of the 8th inning.
Austin (3 hits, 1 home run, 4 RBIs in 3 at-bats), Min-jae Shin (3 hits, 2 runs in 6 at-bats), Bokyung Moon (2 hits, 1 RBI in 3 at-bats), Dong-won Park (2 hits, 1 home run, 1 RBI in 3 at-bats), Jaewon Lee (3 hits in 4 at-bats) 2 RBI) led LG’s attack by wielding a fire bat. Starting pitcher Lim Chan-gyu (5 innings, 11 hits, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts, 5 runs) was a bit sluggish, but with scoring support, he won his 9th (2 losses) season.
Kiwoom suffered from the sluggishness of the pitching staff, including starting pitcher Kim Dong-gyu, who made his first starting debut against his parent team and scored 5 runs in 2 innings. The batting line was the 23rd in the league this season and the 3rd on the team to record hits for all starting batters, but the team lost.