The LG Twins succeeded in overpowering the KIA Tigers in the first game of the weekend’s three-game series.
LG won 5-3 against KIA at Kia Champions Field in Gwangju on the 26th. Austin Dean led the attack with three RBIs, including a preemptive solo shot and two RBIs and doubles, and starter Adam Plutko contributed with one run in 5⅔innings. LG, which gave up all three weekend matches against KIA in Jamsil, hometown last month, succeeded in avenging itself in the first round of three weekend matches played again in a month. In the KIA, starter Adonis Medina recorded the most pitches (110) this season, but the team’s other lineup only scored one run even after all the starting pitchers made hits, ending the season with only 6 losses (2 wins). LG has 29 wins, 1 draw and 15 losses, and KIA has 19 wins and 21 losses.스포츠토토
LG took a 1-0 lead when Austin, who was the lead batter in the top of the second inning, rolled up a 136 km cutter driven to the middle in a 2B match against Medina and connected it with a left-handed solo shot. In the beginning of the 3rd inning, Park Hae-min and Oh Ji-hwan’s walk and Medina’s wild throws resulted in two outs at 2nd and 3rd base, and Austin scored two RBIs and doubles that exceeded the height of the left fielder, widening the gap to 3-0. In the top of the 4th inning, LG took a 4-0 lead with Moon Bo-kyung’s hit to the right, Park Dong-won’s true base, and Kim Min-sung’s double in the middle right.
At the bottom of the 5th inning, Socrates made a right-handed hit to the right field in the second base made by Ryu Ji-hyuk’s double, and Ryu Ji-hyuk made a pursuit point by stepping on the home. KIA had a chance to catch up with Choi Hyeong-woo’s hit, but Kim Seon-bin only struck out, leaving regret. In the bottom of the 6th inning, Woohyuk Byun and Woosung Lee pulled down Plutko and took another chance, but Jihyeok Ryu struck out by Deokjoo Ham of LG, who took the relief mound, and bowed his head. After Ham Deok-ju blocked up to the 7th inning, LG continued to solidify by Jung Woo-young taking the mound in the 8th inning.
In the beginning of the 9th inning, LG added one more point with Park Dong-won firing a left-handed solo shot against KIA Kim Yu-shin while there was no runner in the first round of the 9th inning. In the bottom of the 9th inning against LG Yoo Yeong-chan, when Choi Hyung-woo hit a ground ball with 2 outs on 2nd and 3rd base, LG fielder Soo-jin made an error. However, LG completed the victory by 2 points as Park Myeong-geun, who came to the relief mound, filled the last out count.