At Gocheok Dome, the Kiwoom Heroes beat the Doosan Bears 4-2 and regained the 5th place in one day.

Kiwoom showed fierce concentration in one scoring opportunity.안전놀이터

After two outs in the third inning, Kiwoom, who made second and third bases with Kim Hye-seong and Lee Jeong-hoo’s consecutive hits, took a 2-0 lead with Lee Hyung-jong’s two RBIs and a timely hit.

In the beginning of the 5th inning, Doosan made up 1 point by hitting a double by Su-bin Jeong from 2 out 2 base.

Kiwoom, who was being chased by one point, scored two runs with Kim Hye-sung’s solo home run and Lee Won-seok’s double at the end of the 8th inning and ran away 4-1.

Doosan made up for one point amidst an error in the last attack in the top of the ninth, but could not turn it over.

Kiwoom starter Ariel Hurado harvested his 5th win (7th loss) of the season by pitching 116 pitches, 7 hits, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts, and 2 runs (1 earned run) in 8⅔innings.

Doosan starter Brandon Waddell, who had a comeback match in the KBO League, pitched 6 innings with 6 hits and 2 runs (1 earned run), but suffered a defeat.

In sold-out Jamsil, the LG Twins defeated the Lotte Giants 9-1 and kept second place.

After two outs with a score of 0-0, LG got a chance to first and third base with consecutive hits by Kim Min-seong and Park Hae-min.

Son Ho-young, who played in the first team game for the first time this season, hit a three-run in his first at-bat.

In the third inning, Moon Bo-kyung and Kim Min-seong hit consecutively timely hits amid an opponent’s error, widening the score to 6-0.

In the 4th inning, LG added 2 runs amid a mistake by Lotte shortstop Lee Hak-ju, and in the bottom of the 6th, LG added 1 run due to a mistake by Lotte second baseman Park Seung-wook to break the game by running away to 9-0.

Lotte, which destroyed itself due to mound hunting and poor defense, only managed to make up for one point with Yoon Dong-hee’s timely hit in the top of the 8th inning.

LG starter Adam Plutko blocked the Lotte batting line with 4 hits in 6 innings and reversed with no runs, winning his 10th win (undefeated) of the season and tied for first place in the most wins category.

In Gwangju, the KIA Tigers broke away from a three-game losing streak by beating kt wiz 4-1 thanks to the pitching performance of Yang Hyeon-jong and Kim Do-young.

In the bottom of the 3rd inning, KIA lead hitter Shin Beom-soo hit a solo home run to score the first run.

In the beginning of the 5th inning, Anthony Alford made a sacrifice fly with 1 out, 1st and 3rd base, making it 1-1.

However, at the end of the 5th inning, KIA Kim Do-young’s right-middle double and Lee Woo-sung’s timely hit in the middle of the 5th inning led by 2 points and 3-1 again.

In the bottom of the 8th, lead batter Kim Do-young hit a double in left-center, then hit home with a sacrifice bunt and wild throw, widening the score to 4-1.

KIA starter Yang Hyeon-jong allowed 8 hits and 2 walks until the 6th inning, but at each critical point, he struck out 5 with skillful pitching and blocked it with 1 run (non-own).

Kim Do-young, who hit 2 hits in 5 at-bats in his first comeback match in 80 days the previous day after recovering from a toe injury, recorded 2 hits in 4 at-bats with two doubles that day.

KT coach Lee Kang-cheol protested and was ordered to leave when Moon Sang-cheol, who had dug home from an attack in the top of the 6th inning, was ruled out as a result of the video reading.

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