LG Twins, Aiming for First Place in the Professional Baseball

LG Which Defeated Go Young-pyo, Solidifies First Place… 6.5 Games Behind 2nd Place KT

Doosan exploded with a solo shot by Yang Seok-hwan, stopped KIA’s 10th consecutive win led by Yang Hyun-jong,

NC with 3 consecutive wins, leapfrogged SSG to 3rd place…

Hanwha defeats SSG for two days in a row, Yoo Kang-nam ends the 11th inning of overtime… Lotte overtakes Samsung

LG Twins

The LG Twins, aiming for first place in the professional baseball regular season for the first time in 29 years,

widened the gap with second place and took one step forward toward their long-awaited goal. 먹튀검증가이드

LG won 11-4 in the visiting game against kt wiz in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Suwon KT Wiz Park on the 7th,

led by the cannons of Oh Ji-hwan and Park Dong-won and the excellent pitching of starter Lee Jeong-yong.

1st place LG finished the 3-game series with 2nd place KT with 2 wins and 1 loss during the week, widening the gap between the two teams to 6.5 games.

Regular Season

With only 29 games left in the regular season, LG has only 3 games left to face KT,

solidifying first place gained an advantageous position.

LG Twins, which was trailing 0-2, took advantage of first and third bases with Moon Seong-joo’s double and Park Hae-min’s infield hit in the third inning.

First base runner Park Hae-min advanced to second base with a stolen base,

Hong Chang-gi hit a two-run double to bring the game back to square one.

In the 4th inning, when the team was behind 2-3 again, they tied the game with Oh Ji-hwan’s timely hit with 1 out and runners on second base,

in the ensuing game with 1 out and runners on 1st and 3rd base,

Moon Seong-joo’s infield grounder succeeded in turning the score around.

6th Inning

Oh Ji-hwan hit his fifth two-run home run of the season in the 6th inning, with one out and one on first base, completely destroying KT starter Go Young-pyo.

Ko Young-pyo, who could not withstand LG’s strong lineup, collapsed with 10 hits and 6 runs in 6 innings,

failing to make quality starts (within 3 earned runs in 6 or more innings as a starter) for the first time in two consecutive games this season.

LG succeeded in stealing five bases only when Go Young-pyo was on the mound, shaking the opponent with his quick feet.

LG’s Momentum

With LG gaining momentum, Park Dong-won hit his 19th one-run home run of the season in the 8th inning, and in the 9th inning,

he added 4 runs due to an opponent’s error and 2 balls hit by a push body, putting an end to the victory.

LG third baseman Bo-kyung Moon, who gave up a walk-off hit in the bottom of the 9th inning of the previous day’s game when he failed to handle Hwang Jae-gyun’s high-bounding grounder with the bases loaded and 2 outs,

swung a hard hit today with 3 hits in 4 at-bats, 1 walk, 2 runs, and 1 stolen base.

LG starter Lee Jeong-yong struggled with 9 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings, but minimized the damage by allowing 2 runs, earning his 7th win (1 loss) of the season.


In Jamsil, the Doosan Bears stopped the KIA Tigers’ 10-game winning streak and won 3-0.

6th-place Doosan, which had escaped two consecutive losses, chased 5th-place KIA by 3 games.

It has been about two weeks since Doosan won at Jamsil Stadium against SSG Landers on the 25th of last month.

In a game where Choi Won-jun and Yang Hyun-jong competed for the starting spot,

Doosan took the lead early on.

Doosan Bears took the lead in the bottom of the second inning when Yang Seok-hwan, the leadoff hitter, hit a left-field solo home run against KIA starter Yang Hyun-jong.

In the 4th inning, Heo Gyeong-min, who got on base due to an error, stepped into the groove with a follow-up ground ball to make it 2-0.

7th Inning

In the 7th inning, when they were maintaining an uneasy lead of 2-0, Jo Soo-haeng got on base with a surprise bunt and after 2 outs, pinch hitter Kim In-tae brought in a timely hit to right to make it 3-0 and secure the win.

KIA, who only had 6 sporadic hits, had its 9-game winning streak come to a halt.

In scoring opportunities such as the 5th inning with 2 outs and 1st and 2nd bases, the 6th inning with 1 outs and 1st and 2nd bases, the 8th inning with 2 outs and 1st and 2nd bases,

the 9th inning with no outs and runners on 1st base, no timely hits resulted in a loss.

Doosan Starter Players

Doosan’s starter Won-Jun Choi went 5 innings, allowing 4 hits and no runs, then Myung-Shin Kim, Kang-Ryul Kim, Chi-Guk Park,

Cheol-Won Jeong pitched in succession, recording a shutout win for the team.

KIA starter Yang Hyeon-jong pitched well through the 6th inning with 4 strikeouts, allowing 5 hits and 1 run, but became the losing pitcher due to the silence of the batting lineup.

Although Yang Hyeon-jong lost, he recorded 103 strikeouts in the season, becoming the third player in history to achieve 100 strikeouts for 9 consecutive years.

NC Dinos

In Changwon, NC Dinos, led by the cohesion of the batting line, defeated Kiwoom Heroes 6-1.

NC, which had won three games in a row, rose to third place, beating SSG Landers, who lost that day.

In the bottom of the first inning, NC took advantage of Kiwoom starter Jang Jae-young’s control

shaking and Oh Young-soo hit a 2-RBI single with three outs and bases loaded with three outs and walks to take a 2-0 lead.

Then, Do Tae-hoon walked and NC continued to have the bases loaded again,

Kim Hyeong-jun hit to right, bringing in two runners and running away with a 4-0 lead.

NC added 1 point in the 2nd inning with bases loaded and 1 out through Cheon Jae-hwan’s sacrifice fly,

added 1 point in the 4th inning with Park Geon-woo’s sacrifice fly to take a large lead of 6-0.

Kiwoom avoided a shutout loss with Lee Joo-hyung hitting a solo home run in the last attack in the top of the 9th inning.


In Daejeon, Hanwha Eagles defeated SSG Landers 4-3 thanks to Chae Eun-seong’s hard hitting.

Hanwha scored first with a timely hit to right-center field by Chae Eun-seong

following Noh Si-hwan’s double in the bottom of the fourth inning.

In the top of the 5th inning, SSG made it 1-1 with a wild pitch at 1st and 3rd base

with no outs thanks to back-to-back hits by Choi Joo-hwan and Park Seong-han,

turned the score around to 2-1 while Hanwha pitcher Felix Peña,

who caught Kim Seong-hyun’s sacrifice bunt, made an unfortunate throw to first base.

In the ensuing game with one out and runners on 1st and 3rd bases,

Choi Ji-hoon’s infield grounder added 1 point and the score went 3-1.

Hanwha Eagles

However, Hanwha succeeded in coming back in the bottom of the 7th inning.

Hanwha made up for one run with pinch hitter Moon Hyun-bin’s sacrifice fly with one out and runners on second and third base,

but pinch hitter Nick Williams again hit a heavy hit to tie the score at 3-3.

In the continued attack, Chae Eun-seong’s timely hit turned the tide to 4-3.

Hanwha, which had secured the victory, ended the game with Park Sang-won

coming on the mound in the top of the 9th inning with a three-way throw.

SSG, who suffered two consecutive losses, lost 3rd place to NC and fell to 4th place for the first time since April 19.


In Ulsan, the Lotte Giants defeated the Samsung Lions 2-1

thanks to Yoo Kang-nam’s walk-off hit in the 11th inning of extra innings.

Samsung scored the first run in the top of the first inning when Kim Seong-yoon,

who hit a heavy hit, succeeded in stealing second base, and Koo Ja-wook came in with a hit to right.

Lotte, who was being dragged, made it 1-1 in the bottom of the 7th inning

when Nico Goodrum hit a triple to right-center and then hit home with a follow-up ground ball.

The game was decided in the 11th inning.

In the bottom of the 11th inning against Samsung’s Oh Seung-hwan with two outs,

Park Seung-wook walked, Kim Min-seok hit a left-field hit to advance to first and second base,

then Yoo Kang-nam hit a walk-off hit to left field to secure a thrilling victory.

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