Doosan right-hander Young Gun Kim Dong-ju saved the team from crisis with a life-style.
The Doosan Bears won 6-1 in the 4th game of the season against the KIA Tigers in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 12th.
Doosan escaped from 2 consecutive losses with a 3-game winning streak and recorded 15 wins, 1 draw and 16 losses in the season. On the other hand, KIA, which suffered three consecutive losses, became 14-15. After the game against LG in Jamsil on April 28, the winning rate of 50% collapsed again after 8 games.
The home team of Doosan is Heo Kyung-min (3rd baseman) – Park Gye-beom (shortstop) – Yang Eui-ji (designated hitter) – Yang Seok-hwan (1st baseman) – Song Seung-hwan (right fielder) – Jose Rojas (left fielder) – Jang Seung-hyeon (catcher) – Lee Yoo-chan (2nd baseman) – The starting lineup was set up in the order of Jo Soo-haeng (center fielder).
Accordingly, KIA Ryu Ji-hyuk (third baseman) – Ko Jong-wook (left fielder) – Socrates Brito (center fielder) – Choi Hyeong-woo (designated hitter) – Kim Sun-bin (second baseman) – Hwang Dae-in (first baseman) – Lee Woo-seong (right fielder) – Han Seung-taek (catcher) – Park Chan-ho (Shortstop) faced each other in order.
Doosan took the lead from the first inning. While leader Heo Gyeong-min opened the scoring with a double, Park Gye-beom’s true base followed by Yang Eui-ji’s first RBI hit at the right time. It was the moment when the final blow was struck.
In the 3rd inning, after one out, Heo Gyeong-min walked at the end of 10 pitches, Park Gye-beom hit right handed, and Yang Eui-ji again set the table full of bases with a walk at the end of 9 pitches. Yang Seok-hwan then widened the gap with a sacrifice fly to right field. Although the batted ball was short, third base runner Heo Kyung-min succeeded in scoring with bold play on base.
After one out in the 6th inning, Doosan widened the gap with a solo home run by foreign hitter Rojas. After watching Lim Ki-young’s first pitch strike, Rojas hit a low changeup (128km) with the second pitch and crossed the right wall. It was the 6th home run of the season after 7 games since the game against Hanwha in Jamsil on the 2nd.
KIA made up for one point with Lee Chang-jin’s first pinch hit solo home run in the 8th inning, but it was not enough to make a tie. Afterwards, Park Chan-ho’s walk and Ryu Ji-hyeok’s base-running continued, and Goh Jong-wook, second baseman, hit the ball, but it was blocked by center fielder Sue-bin’s lake rain.
After one run in the 8th inning, Doosan saved the fire with Yang Seok-hwan’s left-handed hit. Sue-Bin Jeong withdrew due to a foul fly to third baseman, but pinch hitter 토스카지노 Min-Hyuk Kim walked, Seung-Hyun Jang filled the bases with a 4-ball, and Yu-Chan Lee hit the left fence with a 3-RBI sweeping triple to seal the game.
Doosan starter Kim Dong-joo took his 2nd win (1st loss) of the season with 5 hits, 5 walks, 5 strikeouts and no run in 7 innings. It was his first Quality Start Plus. Next, Cheolwon Jeong, Byunghun Lee, and Gunhee Hong took responsibility. On the other line, Yang Seok-hwan and Lee Yu-chan had a multi-hit game.
On the other hand, KIA starter Eui-ri Lee suffered his 3rd loss (2 wins) of the season with 5 hits, 3 walks, 4 strikeouts and 2 runs in 4 innings. Ko Jong-wook’s two hits faded.