Hanwha won 2-1 against LG in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. With the win, Hanwha improved to 34 wins, 4 draws, and 40 losses on the season. LG, on the other hand, fell short of the 50-win mark with a 49-2 record.
Hanwha starting pitcher Moon Dong-ju threw 108 pitches in 7.1 innings, allowing five hits and one walk while striking out five to earn his sixth win of the season. At the plate, Noh Si-hwan, batting third and playing third base, went 2-for-4 with a double, a run scored and a walk. 토토사이트 순위
LG starter right-hander Casey Kelly threw 86 pitches over seven innings, allowing two runs and five hits while walking two and striking out two, but was saddled with the loss due to the silence of the offense.
Hanwha was the first team to strike first. In the top of the first inning, Kim In-hwan and Noh Si-hwan hit back-to-back singles to put runners on first and second. Chae Eun-sung was then retired on a straight hit to the second baseman, but Moon Hyun-bin followed with a double to score the go-ahead run.
The teams then traded runs in a tight pitching battle. After giving up a run, Kelly pitched a gem, allowing just one hit until the top of the fifth inning. Hanwha starter Moon Dong-ju also held LG to just two hits until the end of the fifth inning.
In the top of the sixth inning, Hanwha had a runner on base for the first time in a long time when Noh Si-hwan singled to right. However, the next batter, Chae Eun-sung, was stranded at third base.
In the bottom of the sixth, LG’s leadoff hitter Shin Min-jae singled to right, but was caught stealing second base by catcher Choi Jae-hoon. After squandering a golden opportunity, LG was left stranded as Hong Chang-ki and Moon Sung-joo both singled.
Facing defeat, LG opened its offense in the bottom of the eighth inning with a double by Moon Bo-kyung. Park Hae-min walked and Shin Min-jae singled to left, loading the bases with two outs. Hong Chang-ki then hit an RBI grounder to shortstop against reliever Kim Bum-soo to make it a 1-2 game.
In the top of the ninth, Hanwha put runners on first and second with two outs after Moon Hyun-bin walked and Choi Jae-hoon singled to left, but Nick Williams struck out swinging to end the threat.
With a one-run lead, Hanwha shut down the LG bats in the bottom of the ninth with Park Sang-won. The game ended with a win for Hanwha.