The Lotte Giants won the distribution rivalry with SSG Landers and rose from 2nd to 1st place alone.
Lotte won 7-5 in the second game of the season against SSG of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan on the 19th. On the 18th, the momentum of the victory against the Hanwha Eagles led to two consecutive wins.
Lotte, who recorded 22 wins and 12 losses in the season, jumped to first place alone, 6 li ahead of the second place LG Twins (25 wins, 14 losses, odds ratio 0.641) with a win rate of 0.647.
Lotte took the lead with the start of the game that day. At the end of the first inning, after the lead batters Kim Min-seok and Ahn Kwon-su walked on base, Ko Seung-min struck out, but when Ahn Chi-hong was at bat, SSG starting pitcher Park Jong-hoon took a chance with one out and 2nd and 3rd base. An Chi-hong’s infield grounder stopped, but third base runner Kim Min-seok scored to lead 1-0 first.
SSG, who had been dragged away, launched a counterattack in the top of the 4th inning. After one out, Heredia hit a double, and after Hanyu Island struck a timely hit with one RBI, balancing the score at 1-1.
The balance of the tie was immediately broken by Lotte’s attack at the end of the 4th inning. Leading batsman Ko Seung-min and Ahn Chi-hong’s consecutive hits created a chance for 1st and 3rd base safely, and when Jeon Jun-woo’s shortstop grounded, Ko Seung-min stepped on the home plate and regained the lead 2-1.
Lotte ran away with an extra point at the end of the 5th inning. Leading batsman Park Seung-wook’s double and Yoon Dong-hee’s hit connected the first and third base chances to the top batting line, and Kim Min-seok retreated with a double hit that led to shortstop, second baseman, and first baseman, but third base runner Park Seung-wook score
In the bottom of the 6th inning, Lotte caught SSG off guard with an astute base run play. Ji-Wan Ji struck out at 1st and 1st and 3rd base, but managed to run away 4-1 with a bold double steal.
SSG did not back down easily either. At the beginning of the 8th inning, with 2 out 1 and 3 base, Shin-soo Choo took a pinch hit card, and Shin-soo Choo hit a timely hit with 1 RBI and caught up with 4-2.
Lotte also responded with a strong attack. In the bottom of the 8th inning, with 1 out and 1st and 2nd base, Noh Jin-hyeok’s 2 RBI double and Park Seung-wook’s 1 RBI double added 3 points in an instant, virtually putting a wedge in the game.토토사이트
In the beginning of the 9th inning, Lotte slowed down by allowing Shin Jeong-rak to hit a 3-run homer to the top of SSG, but finisher Kim Won-joong quelled SSG’s final resistance and kept the team’s victory.
Lotte right-hander Park Se-woong got the win this season after 7 moves with 6 hits, 3 walks, 6 strikeouts and 1 run in 6 innings. Captain An Chi-hong swung a hard hit with 3 hits in 4 at-bats, 1 RBI, 1 run and 1 stolen base, Noh Jin-hyeok 2 hits in 4 at-bats, 2 RBIs and 1 run, and Park Seung-wook, 3 hits and 1 run in 4 at-bats.