Baseball’s leading SSG defeated Doosan to stay atop the standings.
KT’s Ko Young-pyo got the deciding win in an ace matchup against Lotte’s Na Kyun-ahn. In the fifth inning, SSG’s Choi Ji-hoon hits a leadoff double off Doosan starter Choi Won-jun. SSG had the bases loaded in the 6th inning with a 2-0 lead, but Noh Kyung-eun struck out Yang Suk-hwan to put out the fire. Heredia’s RBI single in the ninth gave SSG a 3-1 win, and Oh Won-seok, who pitched five scoreless innings, earned his fifth win of the season. Choi Ji-hoon, who went 3-for-3 with a triple in the first inning, helped SSG to its 40th win of the season and maintain its lead in the standings. “When I was talking to hitting coach Lee Jin-young, he told me to take 스포츠토토 the pressure off at the plate and go in, so I think that’s what led to the good results.” In the third inning, down 0-1, KT got back-to-back RBI singles from Alford and Park Byung-ho. back-to-back RBI singles. KT exploded for five runs in the sixth inning, led by an RBI triple from Hwang Jae-gyun, who reached 3,000 career RBIs. “Lotte Killer” Ko Young-pyo pitched seven shutout innings, including striking out three consecutive batters in the fifth, to earn his sixth win of the season in an 8-2 victory. Lotte starter Na Kyun-ahn, who lost the ace battle, was pulled after feeling pain in his right elbow and will undergo a medical examination. Kiwoom and Samsung were unable to score in regulation behind seven scoreless innings from starters Chung Chan-heon and Won Tae-in, and Kiwoom scored two runs in the top of the 10th inning on back-to-back sacrifice flies to win 2-0 and extend its winning streak to four games. Hanwha combined the efforts of Kim In-hwan, who had three RBIs, and Noh Si-hwan, who hit a home run for the second straight game, to beat KIA 7-4 and escape a three-game losing streak.