Baseball’s Kiwoom snaps four-game losing streak with five-hit performance, including Kim Hye-sung’s grand slam.
Lee Jae-hoon is a reporter.
Kiwoom, who had fallen to the bottom of the standings with just 1 win and 11 losses in 12 games in August, got a breath of fresh air.
Kim Hye-sung led the way for the team to end its four-game losing streak.
With two outs in the fourth inning with a 1-0 lead, she hit a solo home run over the right field fence.
After adding an RBI single in the sixth, Kim finished with a 4-for-5 performance to lead the team to a 9-6 victory.
Yang Hyun-jong, who was shut down for eight runs in two innings in his last outing but got a break with a rainout no-game, continued his struggles in yesterday’s (15th) game, giving up seven runs with two outs in the sixth inning.
Samsung used a surprise bunt to knock off leader LG.
Trailing 2-0 with one out in the sixth inning, Kim Hyun-joon led off the inning with a surprise bunt, and the next batter, Kim Sung-yoon, followed with a bunt of his own, rattling LG starter Plutko and capitalizing on an error and two hits to complete the comeback.
Add in six innings of two-run ball from starter Won Tae-in, and Samsung held on for a 6-5 victory, ending LG’s bid for a sixth straight win.
In Jamsil, KT Cuevas and Doosan Alcantara tossed back-to-back seven-inning no-hitters as KT beat Doosan 1-0 behind Kim Min-hyuk’s game-winning triple, while Lotte, led by Lee Jung-geun’s three-hit, two RBI, five-strikeout performance, beat SSG 10-6.메이저사이트
Hanwha and NC battled to a 3-3 draw in extra innings.
Home run leader Hanwha’s Noh Si-hwan extended his lead over second-place Choi Jung to seven with his 28th home run of the season.