The Lotte Giants won a pleasant victory in the first game of the week with Roh Jin-hyuk’s ‘5 RBI’ one-man show performance. On the other hand, the KIA Tigers fell into the pit of 5 consecutive losses and could not get out of last place.
On the 18th, Lotte won a thrilling 7-5 reversal in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League KIA Tigers and the team’s first match at home at Sajik Stadium in Busan.
On this day, Lotte starter Park Se-woong threw 95 pitches, 9 hits, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts and 5 runs (4 earned) in 4⅔ innings, but Kim Jin-wook (1⅓ innings) – Kim Sang-soo (1 innings) – Koo Seung-min (⅔ innings). )-Kim Won-joong (1⅓ innings), the pitchers pitched solid pitches with no runs, created a foothold for a reversal, and even protected the victory. In particular, Kim Sang-soo became the winning pitcher 539 days after the Changwon NC Dinos match on October 26, 2021.
In the other lineup, Noh Jin-hyeok showed off his ‘one-man show’ performance with 3 hits (1 home run), 5 RBIs and 3 runs in 4 at-bats, such as drawing the first arch after transferring. And Jeon Jun-woo contributed 1 hit in 3 at-bats (1 home run), 2 RBIs and 1 point, and Ahn Chi-hong contributed with 2 hits and 2 points. 메이저놀이터
KIA almost caught the early flow. In the top of the 2nd inning, KIA got a chance to score with 2 outs 1st and 2nd base with hits by Hyung-Woo Choi and Woo-Sung Lee. And Han Seung-taek hit a 148km fastball on the 7th pitch against Lotte starter Park Se-woong and scored a hit in the left field. At this time, third base base coach Cho Jae-young turned his arm. Choi Hyeong-woo, who saw the signal, rushed home past third base when coach Jae-young Cho suddenly blocked the runner. Lee Woo-seong, who was a runner on first base, reached third base after hearing coach Cho Jae-young’s signal. In the end, Choi Hyeong-woo was out with a narrow shot, and KIA missed the chance to score.
After KIA missed the chance, Lotte succeeded in suppressing the baseline. At the end of the second inning, Lotte had a safe first base chance created by lead hitter An Chi-hong’s hit, and Noh Jin-hyeok pulled KIA starter Sean Anderson’s 135km high slider with all his might and fired a two-run home run over the right fence. His first home run after transfer was 115 meters away.