KT Wiz won the first game of the weekend’s three-game series with the focus of the other lineup, ending a two-game losing streak.
kt won 6-1 in the 4th game of the season against Doosan Bears in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at KT Wiz Park in Suwon on the 19th. Along with escaping from two consecutive losses, he reported his first win against Doosan this season.
On this day, kt Kang Baek-ho (right fielder) – Kim Min-hyeok (center fielder) – Moon Sang-cheol (designated hitter) – Park Byung-ho (1st baseman) – Jang Seong-woo (catcher) – Alford (left fielder) – Jang Jun-won (3rd baseman) – Lee Sang-ho (2nd baseman) – Park Min-seok (Shortstop) in the lineup. The starting pitcher was Um Sang-baek, who had a fastball sidearm.
For Doosan, Soo-bin Jung (center fielder) – Kye-beom Park (shortstop) – Eui-ji Yang (catcher) – Jae-hwan Kim (designated hitter) – Seok-hwan Yang (1st baseman) – Rojas (left fielder) – Chanyeol Yang (right fielder) – Min-jae Jeon (3rd baseman) – Yuchan Lee (2nd baseman) Baseman) came out with a batting order that led to him. Left-hander Younggun Choi Seung-yong played against Eom Sang-baek as a starter.
kt got the first point at the end of the first inning and overpowered the baseline. After one out, Park Byeong-ho stepped back with a fly ball in the first and third base opportunities, which were seized by Kim Min-hyuk and Moon Sang-cheol’s consecutive hits, but Jang Seong-woo’s RBI and timely hit immediately took the lead 1-0.
Doosan also launched a counterattack in the top of the 4th inning. After one out, Yang Eui-ji walked and Kim Jae-hwan hit, and Yang Seok-hwan brought Yang Eui-ji home with a left-handed hit to balance the game 1-1.
KT also responded with a strong attack. In the bottom of the 4th inning, lead hitter Jang Seong-woo hit a double, and Alford hit a 2-run homer to take the lead again, making the score 3-1.
kt solidified its winning streak in the attack at the end of the 5th inning. After one run, Kim Min-hyeok and Moon Sang-cheol’s consecutive hits connected the first and second base chances to the center batting line, and when Park Byung-ho grounded to second base, Doosan second baseman Lee Yu-chan took advantage of an error and Kim Min-hyuk scored and ran away to 4-1.
kt did not miss the chance to score additional points from the 1st and 3rd bases. Jang Seong-wu ended up with a fly ball in the infield, and the flow seemed to be cut off, but Alford’s one RBI, timely hit and two outs loaded with a pinch hit, Kim Joon-tae’s ball hit the body, widening the gap to 6-1. 먹튀검증
After that, kt’s bullpen effectively calmed Doosan’s pursuit. After starting pitcher Eom Sang-baek gave up one run through the 5th inning, Son Dong-hyun ⅔ innings, Jeon Yong-joo ⅓ innings, Lee Seon-woo 2 innings, and Lee Seon-woo 2 innings – 1 scoreless inning, ending the game with a good pitch.
After winning his first win of the season against SSG Landers on the 19th of last month, Eom Sang-baek harvested his second win of the season in a month, amidst a slump with three consecutive losses. Alford overcame the batting slump in May and became the protagonist of the final hit, raising the sense of hitting that had faltered.
On the other hand, Doosan left behind a 2-game losing streak after a 5-game winning streak. Choi Seung-yong suffered the yoke of defeat with 6 runs (3 earned) in 4⅓ innings, and as the other line only scored 1 run, he became a victim of kt’s losing streak.