‘6 runs in 7th inning’ U-18 national team wins 14-1 against Czech Republic in the second game of the Baseball World Cup
The Republic of Korea U-18 baseball team reported its first win in two games.
The Korean national team, led by coach Lee Young-bok, defeated the Czech Republic 14-1 in the second game of Group A of the 2023 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-18 Baseball World Cup (World Youth Baseball Championship) preliminary round held at the Intercontinental Stadium in Taichung, Taiwan on the 3rd. achieved a great victory.스포츠토토
Korea: Lee Chung-heon (center fielder, Chungam High School) – Jeong An-seok (first baseman, Whimoon High School) – Yeo Dong-gun (second baseman, Seoul High School) – Park Ji-hwan (shortstop) – Lee Seung-min (left fielder, Whimoon High School) – Cho Hyun-min (third baseman, Chungam High School) – Lee Sang-jun (designated) Batter, Gyeonggi High School) – Lee Yul-ye (catcher, Gangneul High School) – Yeon Jun-won (right fielder, Busan High School) came out with a different lineup from the previous day, in that order. The starting pitcher is Park Ki-ho (Cheongju High School).
Korea started to dominate from the beginning. In the top of the first inning, with one out, An-seok Jeong’s walk and singles by Yeo Dong-gun and Park Ji-hwan gave the team a chance to load the bases with one out, but when Seung-min Lee grounded out to second base, Czech shortstop Martin Soboka made a throwing error. Meanwhile, third base runner Jeong An-seok and second base runner Yeo Dong-gun came home, making the score 2-0.
Korea, which took the lead, added one more point in the top of the third inning. Leadoff hitter Yeo Dong-gun put pressure on the opponent with walks and stolen bases, and gave the team one run when he hit home when Cho Hyun-min hit with two outs and two on second base.
The game was tilted in the top of the fourth inning. Korea had the opportunity to reach second and third base with no outs thanks to leadoff hitter Lee Yul-ye’s double and Yeon Jun-won’s bunt hit and stolen base, and then Lee Chung-heon’s sacrifice fly and Jeong An-seok and Park Ji-hwan’s one-time RBI hit scored three runs to reach 6-0. ran away
Korea added 2 runs in the top of the 5th inning with Yeon Jun-won’s 1-RBI double and Park Ji-hwan’s walk, and then celebrated the victory by scoring 6 runs in the top of the 7th inning. On the other hand, the Czech Republic, which had been scoreless through six innings, had to be satisfied with avoiding a loss thanks to Pavel Jozek’s timely hit with one RBI in the bottom of the seventh.
Park Ki-ho, who was the starter on this day, did his part in 3 innings with no hits or walks, striking out 3 and giving up no runs, and Geon-Woo Park (Chungam High School), who followed him, also pitched well with 1 hit, 3 strikeouts and no runs in 2 innings. Im Sang-heon (Daegu Sangwon High School) and Cho Dae-hyeon (Gangneung High School) each pitched 1⅓ innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts, and 1 run, and pitched ⅔ innings, allowing 2 hits, 1 strikeout, and no runs.
In the batting lineup, Park Ji-hwan, Lee Yul-ye, and Yeon Jun-won led the team to victory with 3 hits, and Yeo Dong-geon was on base 4 times with 2 hits and 2 walks.
Korea will attempt its second consecutive win against Australia on the 4th.