The professional baseball Lotte Giants defeated Samsung thanks to ‘Captain’ Ahn Chi-hong’s consecutive home runs. Lotte continued its hopes for fall baseball by recording its first three consecutive wins in September.
Lotte won 7-4 in the 12th game of the season against the Samsung Lions held at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu on the 17th. Lotte showed an advantage against Samsung this season, recording 7 wins and 5 losses.
Lotte won a valuable victory based on Ahn Chi-hong’s 5-RBI performance led by 2 home runs and starter Park Se-woong’s quality start, allowing 2 runs in 6 innings. Lotte maintained 7th place with a season record of 58 wins and 64 losses.
Lotte scored a pleasant first run in the first attack of the first inning. In a situation where 2nd batter Lee Jeong-hoon’s walk and 3rd batter Ahn Chi-hong’s hit resulted in one out and runners on 1st and 3rd, Jeon Jun-woo hit a timely hit with 1 RBI to take the lead 1-0.토토사이트
Ahn Chi-hong hit a home run in the third inning. Ahn Chi-hong hit his 7th two-run home run of the season, hitting Samsung’s starting pitcher Widener’s slider over the left-field wall with one out and runners on second base when first batter Hwang Seong-bin hit an infield hit. Lotte took a 3-0 lead.
Lotte took control of the game by adding 4 points in the 4th inning thanks to Ahn Chi-hong’s home run and the opposing team’s error. With one out and runners on first and third base, Lotte widened the lead to 4-0 when Widener’s wild pitch allowed third base runner Son Seong-bin to come home. With 2 outs and runners on first and second base, Ahn Chi-hong hit a slider from Samsung’s second pitcher Choi Ji-kwang and hit a three-run home run.
Lotte starting pitcher Park Se-woong blocked the Samsung batting lineup with two hits and no runs until the third inning. Park Se-woong gave up his first run in the 4th inning, giving up a 2-run home run to Samsung’s 5th batter Pirella. However, Park Se-woong did not allow any additional runs until the 6th inning and came off the mound after allowing 2 runs, striking out 4, and allowing 5 hits in 6 innings.
Lotte activated the relief pitching team in the 7th inning. Jin Seung-hyun, who appeared as the first pitcher of the relief pitching team, gave up a one-run home run to Samsung’s seventh batter Lee Jae-hyun in the 7th inning, allowing the team to trail 7-3. Choi Jun-yong, who followed Jin Seung-hyeon on the mound with two outs in the 7th inning, allowed one hit until the 8th inning, but played his role perfectly, blocking the pitch with 2 strikeouts, 1 fly ball, and 1 ground ball.
Lotte had Kim Won-joong on the mound in the 9th inning. Kim Won-joong handled leadoff hitter Lee Jae-hyun with a catcher’s fly ball, but gave up a solo home run to Lee Seong-gyu, who came to bat later. However, Kim Won-joong did not concede any additional goals and ended the game with a score of 7-4.