Kiwoom secured the winning series by winning two consecutive victories over NC. Lim Ji-yeol hit home runs two days in a row.
Kiwoom won the home game against Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League NC 2023 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 13th with a 9-2 victory.
Lim Ji-yeol, who exploded a three-run home run in the ninth inning against NC the previous day (12th), went 2 hits in 3 at-bats, 4 RBIs, 2 walks, and 4 on-base performance with a two-run four for two days in a row.
8th place Kiwoom, who secured a winning series in NC by winning two consecutive wins following a 7-4 victory the previous day, became 16-19. 4th place NC, which suffered two consecutive losses, has 17 wins and 16 losses.
Kiwoom starter Eric Yokishi blocked the NC lineup with 3 hits (1 home run), 1 walk, 9 strikeouts and 1 run in 7 innings with a quality start plus good pitching. He induced a grounder in the infield with his main weapon two-seam and changeup, and used a slow curve as a deciding ball when striking out. Yokishi, who continued his undefeated march with his 4th win of the season, also lowered his ERA from 2.93 to 2.68.
Kiwoom’s other line also supported Yokishi. In the 2nd inning, Park Chan-hyuk’s hit and Lim Ji-yeol’s walk followed by Kim Dong-heon’s timely hit, Kiwoom took the lead. Lim Ji-yeol’s second home run of the season, following the last run of the previous day.스포츠토토
In the 4th inning, Kim Dong-heon’s walk, Lee Jung-hoo’s double, and Lee Won-seok’s timely hit followed by two runs due to an opponent’s error. Lim Ji-yeol scored an RBI with a push-off walk in the second run with the bases loaded, which continued with Park Chan-hyuk’s walk. In the 6th inning, Lim Ji-yeol also made a big success with 2 hits, 4 RBIs and 2 walks in 3 at-bats with a timely hit in the middle left. Park Chan-hyeok had 3 hits, and Lee Jung-hoo and Kim Dong-heon also had 2 hits each.
NC starter Song Myung-ki collapsed with 7 hits (1 home run), 4 walks, 3 strikeouts and 7 runs (6 earned) in 3⅔ innings, suffering his 4th loss (1 win) of the season. In the 7th inning, Jason Martin hit his second solo home run of the season.