The KIA Tigers succeeded in overtaking the series with three consecutive wins.
8th place KIA won 6-2 in the 5th game of the season against KT Wiz, 7th place in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Suwon KT Wiz Park on the 7th, and marked the season with 33 wins, 1 draw and 38 losses (0.465). KT’s record, which suffered two consecutive losses, was 34 wins, 2 draws, and 39 losses (0.466). There is no change in the rankings, but the riding of the two teams has completely disappeared.온라인바카라
In the other lineup, Socrates Brito and Park Chan-ho contributed to the team’s victory by recording 2 hits and 2 runs in 4 at-bats, 2 hits and 1 RBI, and 1 run in 4 at-bats, respectively. Kim Do-young, who is showing off his improved sense of hitting recently, also made his presence known with 2 hits, 2 RBIs, 1 run and 1 base in 5 at-bats, and Choi Hyung-woo became the protagonist of the final with 1 hit and 1 RBI in 3 at-bats.
On the mound, starting pitcher Kim Kon-guk withdrew from 2nd and 3rd base at the end of the 1st inning due to a headshot, and a ‘large variable’ occurred with the bullpen starting early, but the bullpen pitchers worked together to minimize the runs and lay the foundation for the team’s victory.
The second pitcher, Kim Jae-yeol, who hastily took over the mound after Kim Kon-guk went down, presented a pitch that exceeded expectations with 4 hits, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts and 2 runs in 4 innings. And Yoon Joong-Hyun (⅓ innings) – Lim Ki-Young (1⅓ innings) – Choi Ji-Min (1⅔ innings) – Jeon Sang-Hyun (1 innings) spread a scoreless relay, completely blocking KT’s other line.
After the game, KIA coach Kim Jong-guk said, “In a difficult situation where the starting pitcher went down the mound early due to unexpected variables, Kim Jae-yeol blocked the 4th inning really well. He played a big role in the team’s victory today.” , Lim Ki-young, Choi Ji-min, and Jeon Sang-hyun all did their part,” he praised the pitchers.
“On the field side, Kim Tae-goon was good in offense and defense, recording the first run in the attack as well as the lead of the pitchers like yesterday, and Choi Hyung-woo’s valuable final RBI and Choi Won-joon’s additional RBI followed by Kim Do-young’s wedge RBI. It was good to see him connect with points whenever needed,” he said, not forgetting to mention the hitters.
Finally, director Kim Jong-guk expressed his gratitude to the fans, saying, “Thank you for the unchanging support of the fans, and I will prepare well tomorrow so that I can continue the good flow.” On the 8th, KIA will challenge Lee Eui-ri as the starter to secure 4 consecutive wins and a winning series.