LG snaps three-game losing streak with help from rain.
LG widened the gap to second place with a 4-3 win over Hanwha in Daejeon on Friday.
Hanwha, known for its spicy chili peppers, was no match for the downpour.
Hanwha had an unbeaten record against LG this year, winning 6, losing 6 and drawing 1.
On this day, Hanwha was no slouch against LG.
LG took the lead in the top of the first inning with a single to left by Oh Ji-hwan and a double by Moon Bo-kyung.
In the second inning, Hanwha fought back. Williams hit a tying double to bring in Choi Jae-hoon from first base, and two batters later, Moon Hyun-bin and Kim Tae-yeon hit back-to-back doubles to make it 3-1.
In the third inning, LG tied the game again.
Park Hae-min led off with a walk and stole second, and when Hong Chang-ki followed with a single, he stole third to put runners on first and third with no outs.
Shin Min-jae followed with a squeeze bunt to make it 2-3, and Kim Hyun-soo followed with an RBI single to tie the game. 메이저사이트
In the fifth inning, Austin brought in Shin Min-jae, who led off with a triple, to make it 4-3.
In the top of the seventh inning, the rain, which had been entertaining throughout the game, suddenly got heavier.
After waiting 47 minutes, it showed no signs of letting up, and the umpires called a rain call at 9:43.
LG was fortunate to use the rain to save their bullpen and get a win.
With the win, LG snapped a three-game losing streak and consolidated its top spot with 71 wins, 47 losses and two ties. They extended their lead over second-place KT (67 W, 54 L, 3 T) to 5.5 games.