Kt-SSG, Draw After 5 Hours and 2 Minutes of Fierce Battle… SSG Fell to 5th Place
Professional baseball teams KT Wiz and SSG Landers were unable to decide the winner after a fierce battle lasting 5 hours and 2 minutes, the longest this season.
The two teams drew 8-8 in the professional baseball 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League match held at Suwon KT Wiz Park on the 9th.
SSG lost 4th place to the KIA Tigers, who won both the LG Twins and the double header on this day, and fell to 5th place. 카지노사이트
Second-place KT reduced its lead over first-place LG from 6.5 games to 5.5 games.
The two teams, who had 13 (KT) and 10 (SSG) hits the previous day,
swung their bats like crazy on this day as well.
KT took the lead.
In the bottom of the first inning, KT Wiz had an opportunity
with no outs on first and second base thanks to Kim Min-hyuk’s hit and Kim Sang-soo’s walk,
but Hwang Jae-gyun hit a double play, but Park Byeong-ho scored with a timely hit to left-center.
In the bottom of the second inning, he hit the opposing team’s starting pitcher, Won-seok Oh.
With Anthony Alford’s walk and Oh Yun-seok’s advanced base hit with 2 outs and runners on second base,
Ho-yeon Lee’s infield hit and SSG catcher Cho Hyeong-woo’s foil allowed them to get away with one more run.
SSG resisted fiercely.
In the top of the 3rd inning, when they were down 0-2,
KT’s starting pitcher Min Kim gave them 4 hits and 3 walks and made a comeback to 5-2.
KT immediately counterattacked.
In the bottom of the third inning, Jae-gyun Hwang and Byeong-ho Park made up for one point with consecutive hits, and with no outs on first base,
a catching error by shortstop Park Seong-han and Alford’s timely double to the left field tied the score at 5-5.
In the ensuing runners on 2nd and 3rd bases with 1 out, Oh Yoon-seok’s walk filled the bases,
then pinch hitter Moon Sang-cheol hit a sacrifice hit to turn the score around 6-5.
KT ran away from the attack in the bottom of the 5th inning.
Leadoff hitter Alford reached base with a strike-out,
not-out foil against the changed pitcher, Lee Geon-wook,
then settled at third base with advanced base hits by Oh Yoon-seok and Shin Bon-ki.
Afterwards, Kim Min-hyuk got a walk and succeeded in stealing base,
making the 2nd and 3rd bases with 2 outs, and the follow-up hitter Kim Sang-soo exploded
with a timely sweep double that went over the left fielder’s height to get up to 8-5.
SSG’s counterattack was not easy.
KT tied the score again in the 7th inning as the mound shook.
After one out, KT Son Dong-hyun allowed three consecutive hits to Choi Joo-hwan,
Han Yu-seom, and Ha Jae-hoon, allowing the game to trail to 8-6.
In the ensuing game, with 2 outs and runners on 1st and 3rd base,
Park Young-Hyeon hit a timely double from Jo Hyeong-Woo that went over the left fielder’s height, making the score 8-8.
Afterwards, neither team scored until the 9th inning, and the game went into overtime.
For KT, closing pitcher Kim Jae-yoon went 3 innings without allowing a run from the 9th to 11th inning, and for SSG,
veteran Noh Kyeong-eun lasted 2⅓ innings without allowing a run starting with 2 outs in the 8th inning.
The two teams were unable to decide the winner in the end.
SSG Landers failed to take advantage of the opportunity to reach second base with no outs in the top of the 12th inning,
KT also failed to score when it had a chance to reach first base with two outs in the bottom of the 12th inning.
On this day, both teams fielded a total of 12 pitchers, 6 each.