End… squeeze… 200,000 people enthusiastic about the opening series of professional baseball with sweat in their hands
The 2023 professional baseball opening series came to an end amid unprecedented confusion. A total of 196,945 spectators gathered for the 10 games held in 5 stadiums over two days, enjoying thrilling matches.
Kiwoom won two days in a row against Hanwha, who was trying to escape from the bottom team, and LG revived the knight by scoring the final point with a squeeze in overtime. Lotte, who suffered a nightmare ending home run defeat the previous day, beat Doosan with Na Kyun-an’s counterattack and Han Dong-hee’s timely hit. Samsung won a come-from-behind victory over NC, giving Park Jin-man his first win as head coach, and KIA defeated SSG, but Kim Do-young collapsed with an injury, leaving regret.
Gocheok Dome, where Kiwoom and Hanwha faced each other, continued a breathtaking one-point match for two days in a row.
Kiwoom, who won with an ending hit the day before, defeated Hanwha 7-6 with Kim Hui-jip’s walk-off walk at the end of the 9th in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League home game held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 2nd, and was the only team among 10 teams to play the opening two consecutive games. got 2 wins
In the top of the 8th inning, which was trailing 3-4, Hanwha tied Noh Si-hwan’s double in the middle right, Kiwoom’s Song Seong-moon’s mistake, and Won Jong-hyeon’s wild throw to tie the score at 4-4. After Kim In-hwan’s hit, Choi Jae-hoon hit a timely hit with two RBIs, running away to 6-4, and it seemed that victory was imminent.
However, Kang Jae-min and Kim Bum-soo, who came out to secure 2 runs at the end of the 8th inning, gave up 2 runs with 3 doubles and allowed the score to be tied in vain.
In the bottom of the 9th inning, Kiwoom got a safe and full base with two hits and a walk from Hanwha Joo Hyun-sang, and Kim Hui-jip got a straight walk and took a valuable victory. In the history of the opening series, there are a total of three defeats by ending two days in a row, and the victim was all Hanwha.
LG was ahead of kt by 9-2 in the away game in Suwon, and then gave up a tie and was on the verge of a major defeat. kt coach Lee Kang-cheol threw starting agent Ko Young-pyo to win, but LG coach Yeom Kyung-yeop threw a squeeze and collapsed.
In the match against Doosan held at Jamsil Stadium, Lotte avenged the previous day’s defeat by winning 2-0 thanks to starter Na Kyun-an’s strong pitching and Han Dong-hee’s final blow.
In 6.2 innings, Na Kyun-an fought back with 5 hits, 2 walks and 4 strikeouts, laying the foundation for the team’s victory. We kept the 2 points to the end and won. Doosan starter Choi Won-joon suffered a defeat despite throwing well with 2 runs in 7 innings.
NC put up ace Gu Chang-mo for the Daegu away game, but in 4⅓ innings, he was hit with 7 hits, including 1 home run, and allowed 6 runs.
In Incheon, KIA defeated the home team SSG 9-5 and avenged the loss the previous day.
Eui-ri Lee gave up 6 walks in 5 innings due to insecurity, but became a winning pitcher thanks to the team’s batting line and defense.
In the top of the 4th inning, which was 2-2, KIA ran away with 4 runs thanks to pinch hitter Hyung-Woo Choi’s 2 RBIs and right-handed hits, and Park Chan-Ho and Kim Do-Young’s consecutive heavy hits. In the continued full base, Hwang Dae-in scored 6 runs with 2 RBIs and 2 bases with superiority, splitting the game.토토사이트
KIA Kim Do-young, who was making a big success with 3 hits in 3 at-bats that day, injured his left foot while running base and was replaced by Ryu Ji-hyeok.
Out of the five matches that took place on the day, Jamsil and Incheon were sold out for two days in a row, with a total of 91,495 spectators.