Coach Yeom Kyung-yeop especially praises Baek Seung-hyun, who overcame the crisis in the beginning of the 7th inning… “He’s grown to the next level.”
The LG Twins won two games in a row thanks to the concentration of their batting lineup. Head coach Yeom Kyung-yeop praised the players. 스포츠토토
LG won 10-4 in the home game against SSG Landers in the 2023 KBO League held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 16th. LG, which was ahead 3-0, allowed a 3-4 comeback when starting pitcher Casey Kelly suddenly faltered in the top of the sixth inning. However, in the ensuing attack, the lower batting lineup created an opportunity with the bases loaded, and Hong Chang-gi and Shin Min-jae hit two consecutive RBI hits to take the lead again to 7-3. They scored 3 more points in the 7th inning to win the game.
Batting leadoff (#1 hitter) Hong Chang-gi recorded 3 hits, 3 RBI, and 3 runs. 9th batter Park Hae-min added a stolen base in the bottom of the 5th inning on this day, becoming the second player in history to steal 20 bases in 10 consecutive years (2014-2023). No. 2 Shin Min-jae and No. 3 Kim Hyun-soo also posted 2 RBIs each.
After the game, LG coach Yeom Kyung-yeop said, “Kelly had a difficult game as she gave up a walk to Choi Jeong (the opponent’s third batter) in the top of the sixth inning. However, he did his best as a starting pitcher. He picked up the mound award, saying, “Baek Seung-hyun gave the ball well in the top of the 7th inning, setting the stage for victory.” He also left an evaluation of Baek Seung-hyun, who struck out Choi Joo-hwan in the top of the 7th inning when he was in danger of giving up runs, saying, “He has grown one step further.”
Coach Yeom Kyeong-yeop said, “In attack, Hong Chang-ki showed a good performance in defense as well as a comeback hit. He led the attack as a whole. In a situation where additional points were needed, Shin Min-jae hit two important RBIs and was able to set the tone for the overall game.” . He then gave his general opinion, saying, “It was a tight game until the middle, but the players focused and achieved a comeback victory, and I would like to praise their concentration once again.”