The Kiwoom Heroes escaped a nine-game losing streak by sacrificing the Lotte Giants, who piled on the defensive errors Kiwoom defeated Lotte 10-8 in their KBO Baseball 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL home game at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on 9 September Lotte self-destructed with three throwing errors, and Kiwoom took advantage of the opportunity Kim Hye-seong led the way with a 4-for-3 performance with two RBIs and two runs scored, while Song Sung-moon went 3-for-2 with a double, two walks, one RBI and two runs scored For Kiwoom, who had tied the team’s record for most consecutive losses the day before, it was a relief to avoid setting an ignominious record Tied 1-1 in the bottom of the third inning, Kiwoom set up the big inning and chased Lotte starter Park Se-woong Lee Yong-kyu, who led off with a single, boldly stole second base on Park’s wild pitch, and Kim Hye-sung rewarded him with a single up the middle Kiwoom followed with a single by Dawson and a walk by Song Sung-moon to load the basesThat’s when Lotte first baseman Ko Seung-min made a crucial error He failed to catch Lee Joo-hyung’s grounder at first and missed the throw home by a wide margin, allowing runners to reach second and third With runners on second and third, Kim Tae-jin doubled to make it 6-2At that point, Lotte right fielder Yoon Dong-hee made a forceful throw to the infield, sending Kim to second base Park was charged with six runs (three earned) on six hits and three walks after throwing 70 pitches in 2 1/3 innings With the momentum in their favour, Kiwoom pounded out three more runs in the bottom of the fourth off reliever Choi Yi-jun After back-to-back singles by Kim Hye-sung and Dawson and a walk 스포츠토토 to Kim Hwijip, Song Sung-moon drew a bases-loaded walk and Lee Joo-hyung hit a two-run double In the bottom of the fifth, Kim Dong-heon doubled and Kim Hye-sung hit a sacrifice fly to make it 10However, Lotte did not go down without a fight After scoring two runs in the top of the fifth inning, Lotte came back with a five-run ninth inning Two batters later, with the bases loaded and three outs, Ahn Chi-hong singled to left and Yoon Dong-hee drew a walk Park Seung-wook followed with a double down the right-field line to bring runners to second and third before Jeong Hoon hit an infield single to cut the deficit to 8-10Kiwoom only managed to put out the fire in the ninth, retiring Joo Seung-woo, Lee Myung-jong and Lim Chang-min in succession Lotte, who had taken the lead in the top of the first, allowed the tying run to score on a fielding error in the bottom of the inning Kim Tae-jin of Kiwoom hit a grounder with runners on first and second, and shortstop Gudrum, who received the throw from first baseman Song, stepped on second and threw to the pitcher at first base to make the catch In the meantime, second baseman Song Sung-moon rounded third base and came home.

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