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SEOUL, South Korea (Yonhap) By Lee Dae-ho = Baseball’s lowest-ranked team, the Samsung Lions, rode a big hit from No. 4 hitter Kang Min-ho and a strong outing from starter David Buchanan to snap the leading LG Twins’ eight-game winning streak. 카지노 Samsung held on for a 5-4, one-run victory over LG in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Samsung Lions Park in Daegu on Thursday. Samsung snapped a five-game losing streak to LG and a five-game losing streak on Friday, while LG saw its recent seven-game winning streak come to an end, as well as its four-game winning streak in visiting games .After falling behind 2-0 in the third inning, Samsung scored a run on Kim Sung-yoon’s walk, stolen base and Kim Hyun-joon’s RBI single, then tied the game in the fourth on Kang Min-ho’s 13th solo home run of the season. Shin Min-jae’s RBI single in the fifth gave LG the lead again, and Samsung’s Lee Jae-hyun’s RBI single with two outs in the seventh tied the game at 3-3.After giving up Kim Hyun-soo’s third solo home run of the season in the top of the eighth, Samsung rallied in the bottom of the eighth, putting runners on second and third after a two-out single by Ryu Ji-hyuk and a double by Koo Ja-rook. Coming to the plate, Kang Min-ho made no mistake on LG’s Yoo Young-chan’s six-pitch slider and slid it over the wall in right-center field for a game-tying two-run double. With a 5-4 lead, Samsung brought up Oh Seung-hwan in the bottom of the ninth to seal the win. For the first time since March 2 against the Hanwha Eagles, Oh worked a scoreless inning to preserve the win and earn his 14th save of the season For Samsung, Buchanan didn’t get the win, but he did his job with seven innings of five-hit ball, three walks and two strikeouts .With two outs in the seventh inning, Buchanan showed his responsibility by staying on the mound to close out the inning even as his right hand cramped. In Jamsil, KT WIZ, led by Hwang Jae-gyun’s game-winning home run, beat the Doosan Bears 4-3 to extend their winning streak to seven games and move into sole possession of third place. Hwang’s two-run homer, his second of the season, in the seventh inning with the score tied at 2-2, lifted KT into contention for the top spot after falling to last place earlier in the season .After Park Byung-ho singled two batters later, KT capitalized on the opportunity, and Hwang Jae-gyun drove a three-pitch fastball from Jung Chul-won over the right field wall for a 4-2 lead .KT, which was last in the league until June 4 due to injuries to key players such as Choi Min-joon and Kang Baek-ho, has since gone 30-13 in 43 games with a winning percentage of .698.Doosan took a one-run lead in the eighth inning when Kim In-tae singled with runners on first and second, and had a chance to tie the game in the ninth when Heo Kyung-min walked and Jung Soo-bin singled. However, Kim Jae-ho flied out to center field and Jang Seung-hyun grounded out to end the inning .In Busan, SSG Landers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Lotte Giants, thanks to a fantastic diving catch by Choi “Baby Beast” Ji-hoon.With league leader LG getting swept by Samsung, second-place SSG closed the gap on LG to 4.5 games and gained a foothold at the top of the standings .SSG pounded Lotte starter Lee In-bok early in the game, scoring a run on Choi Joo-hwan’s sacrifice fly in the first and two more on back-to-back RBI singles by Choi Ji-hoon and Choi Joo-hwan in the third. In the fourth, Choo Shin-soo hit a sacrifice fly to make it 4-0.LOTTE got one run back in the fifth on an infield single by Niko Gudrum, and then Lee Jung-hoon walked to load the bases. Yoon Dong-hee then hit a line drive to the right-center field gap, but SSG center fielder Choi Ji-hoon raced to the right field seats and threw his body to trap the ball in his glove .With Lotte trailing 4-1 in the bottom of the ninth, Yoon Dong-hee was stranded at first bas e.In Changwon, the mid-table NC Dinos defeated the Kiwoom Heroes 4-2 to move up one spot in the standings from fifth to fourth .Down 0-1 in the bottom of the first inning, NC tied the game with a Jason Martin RBI single, but Park Gun-woo’s two-run double in the third inning put runners on second and third. In the eighth inning, with the score 3-2, Kwon Hee-dong provided a valuable insurance run with a sacrifice fly to center field .NC’s Park raised her season batting average to .303 with a 3-for-4, two-RBI performance .Left-handed pitcher Jung Koo-beom, NC’s 2020 second-round pick, made his second start of the season and pitched the longest inning of his career, going 4 1/3 innings with three runs on five hits and one walk while striking out one .Ninth-ranked Kiwoom, which lost its sixth straight game, is now one game behind last-place Samsung .In Gwangju, the KIA Tigers beat the Hanwha Eagles 9-3 for their second straight victory behind the uncharacteristically seasoned pitching of high school rookie Yoon Young-chul. Yoon, who struck out six on 91 pitches and allowed three runs on nine hits and two walks over six innings, picked up his seventh win of the season to stay in contention for the rookie of the year award with Hanwha’s Moon Dong-joo (6-7).KIA easily scored two runs in the first inning on Na Sung-bum’s ninth solo arch of the season and an RBI single by Kim Sun-bin, and took a 4-1 lead in the fourth on Choi Won-joon’s RBI triple and Na Sung-bum’s RBI single .In the fifth, Lee Woo-sung’s RBI single and Choi Won-joon’s RBI double combined to extend the lead to 7-3.Kim Do-young stole his ninth base of the season in the eighth inning to become the 카지노 second player in KBO history to reach 4,800 career stolen bases .Nick Williams’ third homer of the season in the fourth inning and league home run leader Roh Si-hwan’s 22nd two-run shot of the season in the fifth were the only runs Hanwha scored.


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