Kang Baek-ho (kt Wiz), Edison Russell (Kiwoom Heroes), and Kim Jae-hwan (Doosan Bears) finally hit home runs. In the midst of this, Seong-gyu Lee (Samsung Lions), who has been in his 8th year, has already hit 4 homers and emerged as a surefire alternative to Samsung, whose center fielder position is in an emergency due to Kim Hyun-joon’s injury.
In an exhibition match against Kiwoom Heroes held at the Gocheok Sky Dome on the 24th, Samsung won 4-3 with a come-from-behind 3-run by Lee Seong-gyu, a rising star.
Samsung is considered a low-ranking candidate by most experts because it failed to reinforce external power this season.
At the center is Lee Seong-gyu. Lee Seong-gyu, who wore a Samsung uniform in 2016, hit 31 home runs in the Futures League in 2018 to become the home run king, and in the 2020 season, he hit 10 home runs in the first team and was recognized as a giant gun, but he did not bloom properly.
However, Lee Seong-gyu is flying fast this year. Lee Seong-gyu, who led the team to 6 consecutive victories with 2 hits in 3 at-bats, 1 home run, 3 RBIs and 1 run, scored 9 hits in 21 at-bats (batting average of 0.429), 4 homers and 8 RBIs in 10 games of demonstration games. He is raising expectations this season as his contact ability, which has been pointed out as a weakness so far, is also improving.
Samsung starting left-hander Heo Yoon-dong ignited the 5th starter fight with Yang Chang-seop and Jang Pil-joon by throwing a good victory with 6 hits, 2 strikeouts and 1 run in 4 innings.
For Kiwoom, starter Choi Won-tae pitched well with 2 hits, 6 strikeouts and no runs in 4 innings, so Lee Seung-ho, who came out from the bullpen, gave up 4 runs in 1⅓ innings and suffered the yoke of defeat.
Kiwoom foreign player Edison Russell, who was still unable to show himself in batting compared to the stable defense with 3 hits in 20 at-bats (batting average of 0.143) until the previous day, rebounded with 3 hits in 3 at-bats, 1 home run and 3 RBIs that day, giving the team a glimmer of hope. Kiwoom is in 9th place with 3 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw after losing all 2 matches against Samsung.
The kt Wiz avenged the previous day’s loss by winning the LG Twins 6-1 with Kang Baek-ho, who was left disappointed by the lack of long hits even while wielding a flamethrower’s bat.
Kang Baek-ho hit a right-handed hit in the second inning and hit a 1-run homer that went over the right wall after hitting LG’s bullpen Kim Dae-hyeon’s 134km slider in the fifth inning, leading 3-1. After participating in the WBC and belatedly participating in an exhibition game, he has only played 4 games so far, but his batting average is 0.556 with 5 hits in 9 at-bats.
The new foreign starter from kt, Bo Shulseo, gave up 3 hits, 3 walks, 3 strikeouts and 1 run in 4 innings, and Son Dong-hyun, Bae Jae-seong, Park Young-hyun and Kim Jae-yoon, who came out from the bullpen, blocked the back door with no runs.
After starter Kim Yeong-joon gave up 3 runs in 2 innings (no earned runs), Song Seung-gi was the only one to record a scoreless score with 2 perfect innings, but all 4 bullpens, including Kim Dae-hyun, Kim Yoo-young, Choi Seong-hun and Jung Woo-young, gave up 1 run in 1 inning and lost 3rd (7 wins). ) suffered
SSG Landers broke away from a three-game losing streak by winning 3-2 against KIA in Gwangju thanks to starter Moon Seung-won’s good pitching and Choo Shin-soo’s feat of scoring two points, including the final hit.
Starter Moon Seung-won’s good fight shone. Moon Seung-won, who also started against Lotte on the 16th and pitched well with 2 hits and no runs in 4 innings, played his part as a reliable starting pitcher with 4 hits, 4 strikeouts and 1 run in 5 innings that day. Leadoff Choo Shin-soo went 3 at bats, 1 hit, 1 walk, 1 RBI, 2 runs scored, and maintained a high batting average of 0.412 in the demonstration game, showing a different aspect from the late game. 안전놀이터
KIA’s new foreigner Adonis Medina recorded 5 hits, 2 walks, 5 strikeouts and 3 runs (2 earned) in 5 innings. In the first inning, he was hit with a double by Choi Jeong and allowed a run. Then, he pitched without a run until the fourth inning. In the fifth inning, Shin-Soo Choo, Ji-Hoon Choi, and Guillermo Heredia gave up three hits in a row and gave up two runs.
Lim Gi-yeong, who succeeded Lee Donis, showed an impressive appearance with 5 strikeouts in 3 innings, 1 walk, no hits and no runs, making the 5th start fight with rookie Yoon Young-cheol all the more spectacular.
With 3 runs by foreign hitter Jack Rex and a come-from-behind hit by Korean-Japanese outfielder Ahn Kwon-soo, Lotte defeated NC 6-5 and tasted victory in a week, ending its 5-game losing streak. Most of all, it was an important victory that could change the mood for Lotte, which was depressed after promising pitcher Seo Jun-won was expelled for illegal activities.
On this day, Rex scored a 3-point tie with the first home run from NC starter Shin Min-hyeok in the 3rd inning when they were trailing 0-3, and Ahn Kwon-soo hit the final with a right-handed hit in the 7th inning, 2 out 2 base, 5-5.
Ahn Kwon-soo, who was released from Doosan because he was only allowed to stay in Korea for one year under the Military Service Act applicable to Koreans in Japan, Lotte reached out and stayed in the KBO league for a limited period of one year. , On the 20th, Samsung Electronics recorded 4 hits in 4 at-bats, followed by Samsung on the 21st, and also recorded multi-hits on this day, continuing its super-high performance with 13 hits in 20 at-bats and a batting average of 6.5%.
NC pitched 4 innings each for Shin Min-hyeok and Song Myeong-ki to manage the condition of the starting pitchers, but both gave up 3 runs. Shin Min-hyeok received 3 points from Rex, and Song Myeong-ki received 2 points from An Chi-hong.
Meanwhile, Doosan defeated Hanwha 10-3 by concentrating on 12 hits, including 3 hits and 4 RBIs in 4 at-bats, including the first home run by hitter Kim Jae-hwan in the Daejeon game, as well as multi-hits by Kang Seung-ho and Kim Dae-han.