LG defeated Hanwha and won three consecutive victories.
LG won 3-1 against Hanwha in the 2023 KBO League held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 19th.
Starting pitcher Kelly recorded his 4th win of the season with 6 hits (1 home run), 4 strikeouts and 1 run in 7 innings. Following Kelly, Jung Woo-young in the 8th inning and Ham Deok-joo in the 9th inning took the mound and finished the game without conceding a run.
Hanwha starting pitcher Moon Dong-ju recorded the highest fastball speed of 160 km and became the losing pitcher with 4 hits, 4 walks, 4 strikeouts and 3 runs in 4 innings.
After two outs in the first inning, Hanwha Chae Eun-seong hit the 4th curve (131 km) with 1 ball and 2 strikes against LG starter Kelly and hit a solo home run over the left fence. Season 7 issue. Chae Eun-seong, who played against LG for the first time in a Hanwha uniform at Jamsil Stadium, greeted LG fans before his first at-bat. After greeting, he properly performed his introductory ceremony with a home run.
LG overturned the game in the third inning. Leading batter Kim Min-seong hit left-handed, and Park Hae-min also made a chance for first and second base with a hit left-handed. Hong Chang-gi hit the first baseman ground ball with a bunt-and-slash, and became 1st, 2nd and 3rd base. After Moon Seong-joo struck out, Kim Hyun-soo picked a walk and became the base with two outs.
When Moon Dong-joo’s first pitch 148km slider entered the middle, Austin swung it like a thunderbolt and hit a two-run double that hit the left wall. reversed 2-1.
After two outs in the fourth inning, Hanwha went on base with an infield hit by Lee Jin-young, a pitcher on the third base side. Shortstop Oh Ji-hwan caught Park Jung-hyeon’s ground ball with his backhand, but missed it as it bounced slightly irregularly. It became first and second base due to a catch error. When Kwon Kwang-min hit right field, the runner on second base could not come home and stopped at third base. It led to two outs with bases loaded, but Park Sang-eon struck out and failed to score.
After one out in the 5th inning, Hanwha Jeong Eun-won hit a double with Woo Sang-sang, creating a scoring opportunity in front of Noh Si-hwan and Chae Eun-seong. However, Roh Si-hwan failed to take advantage of the opportunity by striking out a fly ball in left field and Chae Eun-seong striking out on Kelly’s slider. 안전놀이터
LG went to base in the 5th inning with an infield hit by Hong Chang-gi, the lead hitter. Next, Moon Seong-joo picked a walk and got a chance for 1st and 2nd bases safely. Hanwha lowered starter Moon Dong-ju and promoted Jung Woo-ram as the second pitcher. Kim Hyun-soo hit a right-handed hit and ran away 3-1.
In the continued unsafe 1st and 2nd base chance, Austin retreated with a floating ball from the 2nd baseman. Oh Ji-hwan’s left-center hit hit was caught by left fielder Kwon Kwang-min’s lake rain, and the fly ball was out. The inning ended with Moon Bo-kyung’s floating ball to center fielder.
In LG, lead hitter Park Dong-won reached base in the 6th inning with a right-handed hit, and a sacrifice bunt made one out and second base. Park Hae-min’s left fielder, Hong Chang-ki, struck out. In the 7th inning, LG also had Lee Jae-won as a pinch hitter and hit a heavy hit. Kim Hyun-soo, Austin, and Oh Ji-hwan all resigned as Beomta.