‘2nd round, 1 out of 7’ LG, SSG, Doosan, Hanwha laughed… Kiwoom and Samsung cried


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2023 Professional baseball closes the first half, spends a week of All-Star break, and resumes the second half race on the 21st.

In the middle ranking of the KBO League, which ended on the 13th, the first place LG Twins (49 wins, 2 draws, 30 losses, 0.620) and SSG Landers (46 wins, 1 draw, 32 losses, 0.590) established a solid second-round composition.

The Doosan Bears (42 wins, 1 draw, 36 losses, 0.538), who won 9 consecutive wins in the first half, jumped to 3rd place, 4 games behind SSG, while the 4th place NC Dinos (39 wins, 1 draw, 38 losses, 0.506) advanced to the semifinals in the first half. Closed.

The five teams, from 5th place Lotte Giants (38-39 loss, 0.494) to 9th place Kiwoom Heroes (38 wins, 2 draws, 46 losses, 0.452), form a group with a win rate of 40%, and will heat up the competition for 5th place, the bottom line of fall baseball in the second half of the year. see.

6th place KIA Tigers (36 wins, 1 draw, 39 losses, 0.480), 7th place kt wiz (37 wins, 2 draws, 41 losses, 0.474), and 8th place Hanwha Eagles (34 wins, 4 draws, 40 losses, 0.459) put their hopes on the postseason. there is.

In particular, 8th place Hanwha raises expectations just by getting out of the bottom where they stayed for 3 years. Hanwha, who reproduced 8 consecutive wins in 18 years, is raising expectations by chasing 5th place Lotte by 2.5 games.

The 10th place Samsung Lions (31-49, 0.388) ended the first half with a victory, but the result of ‘last place’ was far below expectations.

■ Buchanan 9 innings 1 run complete show… Samsung’s first victory after 6 consecutive losses to KIA

Samsung broke the bad relationship with the KIA Tigers using ace David Buchanan’s 2023 season regular innings (9 innings) complete game on the last day of the first half as a stepping stone.

On the 13th, in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League visit match against KIA at Gwangju Kia Champions Field, Samsung won 4-1 with Buchanan, who had an excellent pitch with 4 hits and 1 run in 9 innings.

There have been three complete games in the KBO League this season, but Buchanan is the first to complete 9 innings. The two times were complete games in 6 innings and 7 innings due to rain and cold games.

Samsung lost 7 games in a row to KIA, including 6 games this season and 1 game last year, but finally won its first victory on the final day of the first half.

KIA ended its 6-game winning streak.

Buchanan blocked the innings cleanly with 4 consecutive innings of 3-6 innings, with 8 strikeouts, and fought back with no runs until the 8th inning.

However, after a run, Choi Won-joon hit left-handed and Kim Do-young hit a priority double, and after being driven to second and third base, Na Seong-beom unfortunately gave 1 point when he grounded in the infield.

Buchanan cooked Choi Hyung-woo with a ground ball and harvested his 7th win (6th loss) of the season along with 6 consecutive wins against KIA.

The three-pit decision had a big impact on the win or loss.

At the beginning of the 3rd inning, 0-0, when Samsung attacked Samsung with 2 out and 1st base, Jose Pirella sent a missed ball towards the 1st baseman.

The ball caught by KIA starting pitcher Yang Hyeon-jong and thrown to first base became a bad throw, and in the meantime, first base runner Kim Seong-yoon went to third base.

KIA coach Kim Jong-guk requested a video review of the three-pit violation, saying that Pirella interfered with the defense by running inside the first base line.

However, the KBO video reading center judged that it was normal running, saying, “Pirella ran inside the line and in the fair area, but Yang Hyeon-jong’s throw threw the ball away from the beginning.”

Then, coach Kim Jong-guk protested strongly and was judged to be kicked out automatically.

On this day, the reading of three feet caused a lot of controversy, leaving homework to set clear standards during the All-Star break.

Samsung took the lead with KIA catcher Kim Tae-gun’s fastball in the second out, first and third bases that followed.

In the 4th inning, Kim Jae-seong, the master of the house who worked with Buchanan, hit Yang Hyeon-jong with a superior two-run home run that ran away 3-0. Kim Jae-sung’s season’s horseman cannon exploded at a precious moment.

In the 8th inning with a 3-0 lead, Samsung hit a wedge with Kim Dong-jin’s 1 RBI and a timely hit to the left.

■ NC, 14 hits, 13 runs, 3 home runs, etc. Lotte Giants

The NC Dinos defeated the Lotte Giants 13-3 with 14 hits including 3 home runs in the Changwon home game.

NC, which defeated Lotte by a score of 11-2 the day before, hit the Lotte mound with 30 hits and 6 home runs over two days.

NC, who struggled due to the loss of cohesion in the batting line in the turbulent team atmosphere due to the’Park Gun-woo wave’, showed off hot firepower in the last two games in the first half, pushing Lotte to 5th place and facing the second half with a solo 4th place.

As starting pitcher Charlie Barnes collapsed with 6 runs in 1⅓ innings, Lotte sat helplessly.

NC took the lead with Yoon Hyung-joon’s sweeping left-center double, which broke out with one out and bases loaded in the first inning. In the second inning, Jason Martin hit a three-run homer to widen the gap to 6-0.

At the end of the 3rd inning, Do Tae-hoon’s superior two-run arch and Martin’s left-handed two-run home run added 5 points and ran away to 11-0, winning Lotte’s white flag.

Son A-seop, who played as the NC No. 1 hitter, scored 5 hits in 5 at-bats, becoming the 5th player in history to reach 100 hits in 14 consecutive seasons.

■ kt Koh Young-pyo 7 innings, 9K scoreless pitch, ‘flawless’… Kiwoom’s 7th consecutive win

At Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, kt wiz defeated Kiwoom Heroes 9-0.

7th place kt drew 3 consecutive wins, 9th place Kiwoom drew a hyperbola of joy and sorrow with 7 consecutive losses.

kt scored first with three hits in a row in the first inning and added one point with Jang Seong-woo’s infield grounder.

In the 4th inning, Bae Jung-dae and Kim Min-hyeok’s doubles from 2nd base run away to 4-0.

kt, who added 2 points in the 5th inning, celebrated the victory with two solo shots by Byeong-ho Park and Joon-tae Kim in the 9th inning.토토사이트주소

Koh Young-pyo, the kt starting pitcher who showed a bandage fighting spirit, won his 8th win (5th loss) of the season with a “flawless” pitching of 5 hits, 4 walks, 9 strikeouts and no runs in 7 innings.

The Hanwha Eagles-LG Twins (Seoul Jamsil Stadium) and Doosan Bears-SSG Landers (Incheon SSG Landers Field) games were canceled due to monsoon rain.

A total of 48 games were canceled this year due to rain, fine dust, ground conditions, etc.

As too many games could not be played in the first half, the KBO secretariat plans to confirm the schedule for Monday games or double header games in the second half based on long-term weather forecasts.

The number of games in the first half of this year is 397, or 55% of the total (720 games).

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