The Hanwha Eagles managed to escape the sweep loss crisis in their 3 home games against the LG Twins. On this day, Hanwha maintained a sense of tension until the end and achieved a thrilling reversal victory.
Hanwha won 7-6 in the home game against LG in the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Hanwha Life Insurance Eagles Park on the 22nd. With the victory on this day, 3 consecutive matches with LG ended with 1 win and 2 losses.
On this day, Hanwha went out as a bullpen day, including 8 pitchers. Starter Lee Tae-yang went down the mound after two scoreless innings. In the bottom 메이저사이트of the 2nd inning, Lee Seong-gon walked and Euro-gyeol hit in the 1st inning, and Jung Eun-won and Park Sang-eon hit at the right time on the 1st and 2nd bases. Oh Seon-jin then got 2 RBIs and a double against Lee Woo-chan. Kim Seo-hyun, who took the mound from the 3rd inning, struck out the first batter, Hong Chang-ki, on a swing in the beginning of the 3rd inning, and gave Moon Seong-joo a walk. Jung Woo-ram took the mound in the fifth inning and hit a two-run home run with one out and third base, and in the sixth inning, Han Seung-joo gave up a triple from first base and tied the score at 4-4. At the beginning of the 8th inning, Kang Jae-min allowed 4-6 with 1 run and 2 runs. Seizing the chance with no bases loaded in the 8th inning, Hanwha balanced the score 6-6 with Eurogyeol and Jeong Eun-won’s consecutive timely hits, and Oh Seon-jin scored the winning run with a sacrifice fly. Park Sang-won, who came up after one out in the 8th inning, became the winning pitcher by blocking runs without a run for 1⅔ innings.
Hanwha, who showed an uneasy start due to bad news of injury at the beginning of the season, finished the game against LG with 1 win and 2 losses that day, ending a three-game losing streak. However, out of 19 matches in the season, they stayed at the bottom of the league with a total of 6 wins, 1 draw and 12 losses.
Previously, Hanwha recorded a losing series with 1 win and 2 losses against Doosan last week. In the games on the 18th and 20th, they only scored 1 point, but on the 19th they won 7-6. With one out and bases loaded in the top of the 8th inning, Noh Soo-gwang’s sacrifice fly to center fielder became the final blow. Afterwards, Doosan counterattacked by adding one point in the beginning of the ninth inning, but defended the mound and won their first home win.
On the 21st and 22nd, in the home game against LG, they struggled. It fell to the bottom in the game on the 21st. Kim Seo-hyun, who threw up to 157 km per hour, gave up 2 runs on 3 hits in 1 inning due to the limit of defensive power. In the counterattack at the end of the 8th inning, Hanwha could not catch up with Roh Si-hwan’s 2 RBIs and timely hits. On the 22nd, Hanwha only had 2 hits until the 5th inning. In the 7th inning, Kim Tae-yeon walked and Choi Jae-hoon hit right-handed to secure a chance to run on first and second base, but O’Grady struck out with a missed swing. Choi Jae-hoon, who was on first base, was out at second base due to Moon Hyun-bin’s first base grounder, and Moon Hyun-bin was tagged out for a stolen base attempt.
Meanwhile, Hanwha is about to play against Lotte at Sajik Stadium in Busan on the 25th and 27th of this week. Then, on the 28th and 30th, NC will be called home to play three consecutive matches.