To win by one run

Lotte wins 4-3 over Doosan 7th-ranked Lotte and 6th-ranked Doosan are 3.5G apart

The Lotte Giants avenged a loss the day before by taking down the Doosan Bears.

Lotte earned a 4-3 victory over Doosan in the 2023 Shinhan Bank Solar KBO League at Sajik Stadium in Busan on Thursday.

Seventh-place Lotte (52-59) closed the gap on sixth-place Doosan (55-1) to 3.5 games.

Lotte starter Park Se-woong gave up three runs (two earned) on seven hits (one home run) with three walks and four strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings, but the bullpen of Choi Jun-yong (1 ⅔ innings), Koo Seung-min (⅔ innings), Kim Sang-soo (1 1/3 innings), 카지노사이트 and Kim Won-joong (1 inning) pitched a relay shutout to secure the win.

Choi Jun-yong was named the winning pitcher.

Doosan ace Raul Alcantara was unable to hold off a first-inning rally and suffered his sixth loss of the season (11-1), allowing four runs on 10 hits in seven innings with four walks and six strikeouts.

Doosan started the game with a home run.

In the top of the first inning, leadoff hitter Jung Soo-bin faced a full count against Lotte starter Park Se-woong and hit a six-pitch fastball over the foul pole for a home run. The initial call was a foul, but it was overturned as a home run after video review. Jung Soo-bin capped off his second home run of the season with his fourth career leadoff home run.

But Lotte had more firepower.

In the bottom of the first inning, Lee Jung-hoon, Ahn Chi-hong, and Jeon Jun-woo hit back-to-back singles to load the bases. Jung-hoon grounded out to second base, but with two outs, 온라인카지노 Niko Goodrum hit a two-run double to right field.

A walk to Jung put runners on first and second, and Noh Jin-hyuk followed with a two-run single to center to make it 4-1.

Doosan didn’t let up on its pursuit.

In the fourth inning, Kim In-tae drew a walk and Heo Kyung-min singled to left field. With runners on first and third, Lee Yoo-chan hit a grounder, but third baseman Gudrum missed the throw, allowing Kim In-tae to dive home for a run.

In the bottom of the fifth inning, with runners on first and second, Kim In-tae singled to right to cut the deficit to one run.

LOTTE’s defense did not allow any more runs.

Leading 4-3 in the top of the ninth, closer Kim Won-joong gave up a leadoff walk to Jung Soo-bin and a single to right to Jose Rojas, putting runners on first and second with no outs. However, he struck out Yang Seok-hwan, got Yang Ji Won to fly out to left field, and struck out pinch-hitter Kim Jae-ho to end the game. 카지노사이트존 Kim Won-joong earned his 25th save of the season.

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