KT Wiz played the LG Twins in the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 16th and won 12-7 after a slugfest.
15 hits, including Moon Sang-cheol’s two-run homer that led to a turnaround in the third inning and Park Kyung-soo’s three-run double, which became a wedge, were hit. Thanks to this, starter Wes Benjamin was able to become a winning pitcher even with 5 runs in 6 innings.
This is the result of overcoming 4 runs in the 1st inning. In the beginning of the first inning, kt missed the chance to run 1st and 2nd base safely, and third batter Anthony Alford was replaced due to back pain. In the bottom of the first inning, Benjamin gave up four runs and started to lead to 0-4.
However, the game was overturned with 5 runs in the 3rd inning. Starting with Cho Yong-ho’s timely hit, Park Byung-ho’s trackman-estimated distance 126.4m, 2 RBI double, and Moon Sang-cheol’s come-from-behind 2-run home run followed.
In the 5th inning, when the score was 5-5, the opposing catcher’s fastball and Park Kyung-soo’s 3 RBI double with the bases loaded with 2 out took the lead. Seong-Woo Jang in the 7th, Sang-Soo Kim in the 8th, and Baek-Ho Kang in the 9th broke LG’s pursuit.
After the game, coach Lee Kang-cheol said, “Starter Benjamin allowed big innings in the beginning, but after he found stability, he did his part. 체스카지노 The bullpen pitchers who came after him also blocked them well with minimal runs.”
In addition, he added, “Veterans led the attack and showed concentration in the top and bottom batting lines,” adding, “Park Byung-ho, Jang Jun-won, and Jeon Jeon-joo, who returned from injury, showed good performances, so I think they will help the team in the future.”
Coach Lee Kang-cheol said, “Thank you to the fans who came to support the away game, and I will show you how to do my best in every game. The players also worked hard.”