The Samsung Lions escaped from a losing streak with the strong power of the other line.
Samsung won 5-4 in the match against NC Dinos in the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at NC Park in Changwon on the 19th.
The Samsung batting line drove 11 hits and 3 homers. Jose Pirella (Season 7), Kim Hyun-Jun (1) and Lee Jae-Hyun (3) hit home runs. Even before returning from injury, Kim Hyun-joon left a strong impression with his home run. Kim Ji-chan, Koo Ja-wook, Pirella, Kim Hyun-jun, and Lee Jae-hyun recorded multi-hits.
Starting pitcher Baek Jeong-hyun earned 3 wins of the season with 6 hits, 3 walks, 4 strikeouts and 1 run in 6 innings. Lee Seung-Hyun (⅓ innings, 2 runs) – Heo Yun-Dong (0 innings, 0 runs) – Woo Kyu-Min (⅔ innings, no runs) – Kim Tae-Hoon (⅓ innings, 1 run) – Hong Jeong-Woo (⅔ innings, no runs) – Oh Seung-Hwan (1 innings, no runs) It struggled a little, but kept the victory. Oh Seung-hwan won the save 31 days after the match against Kiwoom on April 18. 안전놀이터
In NC, starting pitcher Lee Yong-jun collapsed with 7 hits (3 homers), 2 walks, 4 strikeouts and 5 runs (4 earned) in 3⅔ innings, becoming a losing pitcher. In the other lineup, Park Kun-woo played an active role with 2 hits in 4 at-bats, 1 home run, 3 RBIs, 1 run and 1 walk, but in the end he could not turn the game around.
In the first inning, Samsung had a chance to safely load bases with a walk by Kim Ji-chan, a double by Ja-wook Koo, and a walk by Pirella. However, there was no follow-up hit, so he only scored one point with a foil.
In the first inning, Son Ah-seop’s double and Park Min-woo’s hit made the first and third base chances safe, and Park Gun-woo’s one RBI and timely hit tied the game 1-1.
Samsung took the lead again in the second inning with Hyun-Jun Kim’s solo home run. In the third inning, Pirella hit a solo home run. In the 4th inning, Lee Jae-hyun’s solo home run, followed by Kim Ji-chan’s hit and Koo Ja-wook’s 1 RBI double, widened the score to 5-1.
In the 7th inning, Park Min-woo’s double followed by Park Gun-woo’s two-run home run in the NC chase. In the 8th inning, Joo-Won Kim walked and Ho-Cheol Seo scored 1 RBI and 3 bases to catch up by 1 point.
Samsung made a successful save in the ninth inning when Oh Seung-hwan committed a three-way offense to finish the game neatly after a long time.