Doosan Bears Kwak Bin (24) played 5⅓ innings, and Park Chi-guk, Choi Ji-gang, Jeong Cheol-won, and Hong Geon-hee defended Kwak-bin’s victory in the lead on thin ice.
Doosan, led by coach Lee Seung-yeop, 메이저사이트won 3-2 in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League away match against the KIA Tigers held at KIA-Champions Field in Gwangju on the 9th.
In this series, KIA took an advantage with 2 wins and 1 loss and recorded 5 wins and 3 losses. On the other hand, KIA failed to maintain a 2-3, 50% win rate.
For Doosan, Soo-bin Su (center fielder) – Gyeong-min Heo (3 baseman) – Seok-hwan Yang (1st baseman) – Jae-hwan Kim (designated hitter) – Eui-ji Yang (catcher) – Jose Rojas (right fielder) – Seung-ho Kang (2nd baseman) – Jae-seok Ahn (shortstop) – Seung-hwan Song (Right fielder) The batting line was drawn in order. Kwak Bin was the starting pitcher.
KIA Park Chan-ho (shortstop) – Lee Chang-jin (left fielder) – Socrates (right fielder) – Choi Hyung-woo (designated hitter) – Hwang Dae-in (1st baseman) – Byeon Woo-hyuk (3rd baseman) – Kim Ho-ryeong (center fielder) – Joo Hyo-sang (catcher) – Kim Kyu-seong ( Second baseman) formed the lineup. The starting pitcher is Adonis Medina.
A pitcher’s fight was expected. Doosan Kwak Bin pitched 7 innings, 10 strikeouts and no runs against the NC Dinos on the 4th, and KIA Adonis Medina also showed excellent pitching in the demonstration game.
Again, it was as expected. Doosan Yang Seok-hwan hit a solo home run off Medina in the top of the first inning. Season 3 gun. It was a shot to rise to the top of the home run. After that, a lull ensued. Up to the 4th inning, both Kwak Bin and Medina showed a pitcher’s battle with their excellent fastball power and sharp breaking ball.
In episode 5, a crisis came to Gwak Bin. In the first company, Kim Ho-ryeong hit a double, and even Joo Hyo-sang was sent out for a walk. Kim Gyu-seong struck out again, but Park Chan-ho also allowed a walk, facing a crisis with the bases loaded with two outs.
Lee Chang-jin, who boasts a hot hit, induced a ground ball to the third baseman, but the defense did not help this time. Veteran Heo Gyeong-min missed the ball and two runners stepped on the home plate. Although it was not recorded as an earned run due to an error, it seemed that he would not be able to meet the winning pitcher requirement again following the last game in which he went 7 scoreless innings.
Kwak Bin, who finished the 5th inning without giving up any additional runs, prepared for the 6th even after throwing 95 pitches. The batting line became more powerful. At the end of the 5th inning, Kim Jae-hwan and Rojas went on base with a walk, and Kang Seung-ho hit a timely hit with 2 RBIs heading to left center.
On the mound in the 6th inning, Kwak-Bin was hit right handed by Choi Hyung-Woo and threw a wild throw at the bat, but Choi Hyung-Woo penetrated the 2nd base to the 3rd base and was tagged out and sighed. After letting Hwang Dae-in walk, he passed the ball to Park Chi-guk at the end of the 103rd pitch and headed to the dugout.
After that, the performance of the bullpen pitchers stood out. Park Chi-guk and Choi Ji-kang pitched ⅔ innings each, Jeong Cheol-won 1⅓ innings, and closer Hong Kun-hee blocked one inning without conceding a run. Coach Lee Seung-yeop did not send out any bullpen pitchers except Choi Ji-kang who took the mound from the previous day’s game. Because I was conscious of the battle. Then, before the game that day, he pledged, “I will play a winning game if I save Jeong Cheol-won, Park Chi-guk, and Hong Geon-hee later yesterday, and win the game,” and ran the pitching staff as it is.
In particular, Jeong Cheol-won’s strong fighting spirit was dazzling. In the 7th inning, he got on the mound from 2nd out and 3rd base, and Lee Chang-jin, who had a good sense of hitting, was turned into a floating ball in center field to put out the fire. and Ko Jong-wook, respectively, they threw a slider and a fastball to catch a strikeout on a swing, and set Han Seung-taek back with a shortstop ground ball to put out the fire.
Kwak Bin allowed 4 hits, 4 walks, 7 strikeouts and 2 runs in 5⅓ innings, but no earned runs were recorded due to a defensive error. His earned run average (ERA) is 0 in 2 games and 12⅓ innings. Although the other line only scored 3 points that day, although not as much as the NC game, where they did not receive a single point of scoring support, they were able to win their first win of the season with good relay pitches from the bullpen. Park Chi-guk, Choi Ji-gang, and Jeong Cheol-won all had holds, and Hong Geon-hee had saves.
On the other hand, KIA Medina threw only 90 pitches in 6 innings and recorded a quality start (6 or more innings, 3 runs or less) with 4 hits (1 home run), 5 runs, 6 strikeouts, and 3 runs, but the team’s lineup was tied to the Doosan mound with 2 runs and the first loss of the season wore the yoke of