The Samsung Lions overpowered the Lotte Giants thanks to Won Tae-in’s good fight.
Samsung won 9-1 in a confrontation with Lotte in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu on the 16th. In the first three games of this season, he won the winning series.
Won Tae-in won his first win of the season with 1 run (1 earned run), 7 hits (1 home run), 2 walks and 2 strikeouts in 6⅔ innings. Jose Pirella went 3-for-5 with 1 home run, 3 RBI and 2 runs. Kim Seong-yoon played an active role with 1 hit in 2 at-bats, 2 RBIs and 1 run, and Ja-wook Koo, Ji-chan Kim, Ho-jae Kim, and Jae-hyeon Lee each scored 1 RBI, leading Samsung to victory.
At the beginning of the game, a pitcher’s battle took place. Samsung starter Won Tae-in pitched well with 4 hits, 2 walks and 2 strikeouts until the 5th inning without conceding a run. In the third inning, he allowed Yoo Gang-nam and Lee Hak-joo to walk consecutively, but Park Seung-wook was doubled and Ahn Kwon-su caught a floating ball in center field to overcome the crisis.
Won Tae-in faced a crisis in the 4th and 5th consecutive times, but passed it without conceding. After allowing Koh Seung-min a double in the 4th inning, Jack Rex’s true base hit 2nd and 3rd base, An Chi-hong was treated as a shortstop grounder. In the 5th inning, I got help from the defense. Ahn Kwon-soo got a hit in the 2nd 1st and 2nd base situation. Second base runner Yoo Kang-nam sprinted home, but Lee Seong-gyu’s throw was correctly connected to Kang Min-ho, ending the tag-out inning. 스포츠토토
Lotte starter Charlie Barnes sent runners in scoring position in the first and second innings in a row. In the bottom of the first inning, José Pirella and Kang Min-ho’s consecutive hits caught Lee Won-seok with a floating ball in a situation with 2 outs on 1st and 2nd base. In the second inning, Kim Ji-chan sand dune and Kim Ho-jae walked, putting the 2 out 1st and 2nd bases in danger again, but Koo Ja-wook was treated as a ground ball to the second baseman. Episodes 3 and 4 passed without a major crisis.