Samsung Lions have demonstrated the power of a strong mound.

It couldn’t have been more perfect. The Samsung Lions of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) have demonstrated the power of a strong mound.

On April 26, the Samsung Lions completed a 3-0 sweep of the Kiwoom Heroes at the Gocheok SkyDome. Three pitchers – Won Tae-in, Kim Jae-yoon, and Oh Seung-hwan – shut down the Kiwoom bats.

Won Tae-in earned his first Quality Start of the season (7 innings, 2 hits, 2 walks, 8 strikeouts, no runs allowed). He did not allow a runner into scoring position except for a leadoff double to right-center field in the fifth inning. Fourth win of the season. Bounced back from his first loss of the season on April 2 against Daegu Kiwoom (5 innings, 7 hits (1 HR), 1 walk, 4 strikeouts, 4 runs). A four-game winning streak since Sept. 9 against Sajik Lotte.

Samsung went to work in the eighth inning. Kim Jae-yoon struck out the first batter of the inning, Kim Hwi-jip, on a wild pitch and then Song Sung-moon grounded out to shortstop. Two batters later, Ronnie Dawson singled to right, 토토사이트 but Kim retired Kim on a three-pitch strikeout.

In the ninth inning, Oh Seung-hwan took the mound.

After getting Choi Joo-hwan and Ko Young-woo to fly out to center field, he gave up a double to Kim Jae-hyun. Oh kept his composure. He induced a wild swing with a four-pitch fastball on a 1B-2S count to preserve the 3-0 victory. With his 408th career save, Oh became Asia’s all-time saves leader.

“I couldn’t help but be impressed with the way our ace Won Tae-in pitched today. It was a great pitch,” he said. “There have been many times this season when I’ve been relieved to see the bullpen pitch late in games, and I felt the same way when I saw Kim Jae-yoon and Oh Seung-hwan pitch in the eighth and ninth innings,” he added.

The bats were also outstanding. Leadoff hitter Kim Ji-chan went 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI, while Ryu Ji-hyuk hit the game-winning RBI single in the eighth inning with a two-run lead. Kang Min-ho had two hits and two runs scored. 파워볼사이트 추천 “I would like to praise Kim Ji-chan for breaking through the clog in the batting order, Ryu Ji-hyeok for his valuable RBIs, and Kang Min-ho for showing his veteran quality with his hustle play,” said Park Jin-man.

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