The Doosan Bears escaped a 3-game losing streak.
Doosan won 5-2 in the regular season Lotte Giants match of the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Sajik Stadium in Busan on the 9th. Doosan escaped a three-game losing streak. Lotte fell into a two-game losing streak. Doosan returned to a 50% win rate with 14 wins, 14 losses and 1 draw. Lotte became 15-10.
Lotte took the lead in the first inning. Leading hitter Ahn Kwon-soo’s left-handed hit and Koh Seung-min’s first baseman ground ball gave him a chance to second base, and Rex scored one point with a right-handed right-handed hit. However, Lotte was unable to attack Doosan starter Raul Alcantara at all.
After allowing 1 run in the 1st inning, Alcantara calmed the game by handling 11 batters in a row from the 2nd to the 5th with 1 out.
Then, Doosan started attacking from the bottom line. With no two runners in the second inning, Heo Gyeong-min hit a 145km fastball from Lotte starter Dan Strayley and fired a left-handed solo shot.
In the 3rd inning, Lee Yu-chan’s right-handed hit and second base steal, Jeong Su-bin’s sacrifice bunt, and Lohas’ four-ball 1-out 1st and 3rd base Kim Jae-hwan’s left fielder’s sacrifice fly turned the score around 2-1.
After that, the game led to a lull. Doosan scored an extra point in the 7th inning. After one out, Lee Yu-chan’s double hit took the chance, and Sue-bin’s left-handed hit added 1 more point. Rojas retreated with a bum hit, but he ran away with one more point with a timely double that hit the top of the right wall of Yang Eui-ji in the 2nd 1st and 3rd bases, which led to Kim Jae-hwan’s right-handed hit. It was 4-1.
In the top of the 8th inning, Yang Chan-yeol hit a double after a run. When Park Gye-beom was at bat, second base runner Yang Chan-yeol was caught on base, but Lotte catcher Yoo Gang-nam made a mistake in throwing judgment, and a chance to third base was prepared, and Park Gye-beom’s second baseman grounder scored one more run. ran away 5-1.
At the end of the 8th inning, Lotte took the chance to secure 1st and 2nd base with an opponent’s mistake and Han Dong-hee’s left-handed hit. However, cold water was splashed when Yoo Kang-nam’s second baseman’s byeongsalta came out. It became 2nd and 3rd base. Kim Min-seok made up for one point with a right-handed hit to make it 2-5, but could not score an additional point. 스포츠토토
For Doosan, starter Raul Alcantara played a reverse fight with 3 hits, 3 strikeouts and 1 run in 7 innings, came down the mound and harvested his 4th win (2 losses) of the season. Heo Kyung-min wielded three hits, including a home run.
Lotte fell into a two-game losing streak after nine consecutive victories. Starter Strayley recorded the first quality start of the season with 6 hits (1 home run) in 6 innings, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts and 2 runs, but the bullpen collapsed and the batting line was silent.