The Hanwha Eagles, who changed their command tower, drew with SSG Landers after a bloody battle in the 12th overtime. Lotte Giants foreign pitcher Dan Strayley reported his first win in the 2023 season. Eric Peddy of the NC Dinos tied for the lead in most wins with Adam Plutko of the LG Twins who won that day. The Doosan Bears, led by “novice” coach Lee Seung-yeop, achieved the first sweep of the season (3 consecutive victories).
Hanwha played SSG on the 14th at SSG Landers Field in Incheon and drew 3-3 in the 12th overtime.
KBO (Korean Professional Baseball) league leader SSG took a 2-0 lead in the second and third innings with Park Seong-han’s timely hit and Oh Tae-gon’s solo home run. However, Hanwha immediately tied the game with pinch hitter Lee Jin-young’s double in the 7th inning and took the game to overtime. In the top of the 12th inning of overtime, Hanwha succeeded in turning around with Kim In-hwan’s double from a chance to run second out on first and third base, created by pinch hitters Park Sang-eon and Choi Jae-hoon’s hits. However, SSG turned the game around with Guillermo Heredia’s solo home run at the end of the 12th inning. The two teams competed for 4 hours and 58 minutes, the longest time this season, but could not decide the winner.
In Suwon, Lotte, where Strayley made his 7th start this season, defeated the bottom kt wiz 8-3. Strayley earned his first victory by holding a scoreless score in 6 1/3 innings. Lotte showed off its concentration by scoring all 5 out of 8 points on this day after two outs.
In Gocheok, NC’s Peddy won 6 wins (1 loss) of the season with 6 hits (1 home run), 7 strikeouts and 2 runs in 6 innings against the Kiwoom Heroes. NC, who scored 4 points from the 1st inning, beat Kiwoom, who did not let go of the reins of pursuit until the end of the 9th inning, 6-4.스포츠토토
In Daegu, LG beat the Samsung Lions 8-5. LG, who had been dragged 3-5 until the 6th inning, succeeded in reversing by scoring 3 runs against Samsung’s second pitcher Tae-Hoon Kim in the 7th inning. In the ninth inning, Park Dong-won put an end to the game with a two-run double. LG starter Plutko gave 5 runs (4 earned runs) in 6 innings, but thanks to the batting line, he won the game and tied for first place with NC Pedi with 6 wins (undefeated).
Doosan won a three-game series for the first time this year by sacrificing the KIA Tigers. Doosan, who won 6-1 on the 12th and 5-1 the day before, defeated KIA 8-4 on the same day and laid the foundation for advancing to the top ranks. KIA fell into a swamp of 5 consecutive losses, and KIA Yang Hyeon-jong, who tied for second place (161 wins) in the KBO League personal career, missed the opportunity to rise to second place alone.