LG scored a thrilling come-from-behind victory over KIA

Korean baseball’s LG scored a thrilling come-from-behind victory over KIA, ending the latter’s four-game winning streak.

LG pulled off a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over KIA in a batting battle at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on Saturday. The team overcame a 1-5 deficit in the middle innings with three runs in the fifth and three runs in the sixth. LG was swept in a three-game series against KIA in Gwangju from Sept. 9-11. They met for the first time in 15 days to end their losing streak against KIA.

LG put runners on first and second with no outs in the first inning after Kim Hyun-soo singled to center field and the runner on second doubled. Austin led off the inning with a triple to right-center field.

However, starting pitcher Kim Yoon-sik, who made his first appearance of the season, faced the KIA batting order for the second time in the third inning and gave up four runs on five hits. Trailing 1-4, Kim was replaced by Kim Dae-hyun in the fourth inning. After getting two outs, 안전놀이터 Kim gave up back-to-back singles to Lee Chang-jin and Kim Do-young and a wild pitch that allowed a run to score.

LG rallied in the fifth inning.

Leadoff hitter Oh Ji-hwan led off with a double to left-center. With two outs, Shin Min-jae made a deft throw to first base that went unnoticed by the opposing catcher Kim Tae-gun in a strikeout situation. Hong Chang-ki then hit a ball to center field to load the bases. Park Hae-min’s ground ball bounced irregularly in front of the second baseman and over the second baseman’s head for a double to right field. With runners on first and second, Moon Sung-ju followed with an RBI single to make it 4-5.

LG gave up a run in the top of the sixth off Woo Kang-hoon, but Lee Woo-chan came in with the bases loaded to prevent any further damage. Then, in the bottom of the sixth inning, the game turned into a comeback drama.

After one inning against Kia’s second pitcher, Jeon Sang-hyun, the Kia tied the game with a single by Oh Ji-hwan, a walk by Park Dong-won, a single by Shin Min-jae, and a throwing error by the center fielder. With runners on first and second, Park Hae-min singled to right to tie the game at 6-6, and on the replay, Shin Min-jae rounded third base and stole home. The shortstop’s throw home was deflected sideways, allowing Shin to score the winning run for a 7-6 lead. In the fifth inning, Shin Min-jae’s deft base running and fantastic sliding shone through.

Starter Kim Yoon-sik struggled, allowing four runs on seven hits and one walk with one strikeout in three innings, but the team’s bats helped him avoid the loss.

The bullpen was effective from there.

Kim Dae-hyun (1 run in 1 inning) in the fourth, Jung Woo-young (1 run in 1 inning) in the fifth, Woo Kang-hoon (1 run in ⅔ innings) in the sixth, Lee Woo-chan (1 run in 1⅓ innings) in the seventh, Kim Jin-sung (1 run in ⅔ innings) in the eighth, and Yoo Young-chan (1 run in 1⅓ innings) in the ninth secured the win.

After the game, manager Yoon Kyung-yup said, “In a tough situation, Lee Woo-chan and Yoo Young-chan were able to get outs and keep the game flowing. 바카라사이트 I think they will grow to the next level as they overcame a very tough situation,” said Yoo.

“In the batting lineup, Oh Ji-hwan and Park Hae-min came alive little by little and led the batting lineup, which I think will have a good impact in future games. I also want to praise all the players for not giving up even in difficult situations and for showing their concentration to win the game.”

Jamsil Stadium was sold out with a full crowd (23,775). “There were a lot of fans here today, and I’m proud that the players repaid them with a good game, and I’d like to thank them for their enthusiastic support,” he said.

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