Hanhwa won another winning series against KIA. Catcher Park Sang-eon played a decisive role in the offense and defense. 

Hanwha won the home game against the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League KIA held at Hanwha Life Insurance Eagles Park in Daejeon on the 25th, 4-3. Catcher Park Sang-eon, who hit the winning run in the 6th inning, stopped the stealing of third base in defense in the 7th inning, ending the KIA chase. 

Following the three-game series in Gwangju on the 11th and 13th of last month, Hanwha, who had another 2-1 winning series against KIA, became 15-25-3 draws. KIA fell below the 50% win rate again with 19 wins and 20 losses. 

The first priority was KIA. In the first inning against Hanwha starter Moon Dong-ju, Ryu Ji-hyeok went on base with a walk and advanced to second base with a balk. 

Hanwha also launched a counterattack twice. After KIA starter Lee Eui-ri gave a walk to Noh Si-hwan, the first 147 km fastball thrown to Kim In-hwan led to a head shot and was ejected. Kim Ki-hoon hurriedly warmed up and climbed up, but allowed three consecutive walks to Oh Seon-jin, Lee Jin-young, and Park Sang-eon. Hanwha, who succeeded in reversing with a series of push-off walks, scored a push-off with a ball that fit the body to pitcher Kim Dae-yu, who had changed Eun-Won Jeong, in the continued one out with bases loaded. 3-1 lead. 

In the aftermath of Eui-ri Lee’s exit, KIA, which allowed 3 runs with 4 walks and 2 hit balls without a hit, balanced right away in the 3rd inning. After two outs, Socrates Brito’s hit, Choi Hyeong-woo’s walk, and Mun Dong-ju’s wildfire led to second and third base chances, Ko Jong-wook scored two RBIs and doubles in the middle right. At the end of the 8-ball game, Moon Dong-ju hit a 158km fastball and split the middle right. tied 3-3. 

In the bullpen battle that continued from the 5th inning, Hanwha laughed. 1 point won in the 6th became the final point. After Lee Do-yoon hit a heavy hit, he advanced to second base with the foil of KIA catcher Shin Beom-soo from 2 out 1 base. It turned into a scoring situation, and Park Sang-eon did not miss this opportunity. He hit Jang Hyun-sik’s third fastball, and the bounced ball bounced back and fell in front of the center fielder. The final stroke brought second base runner Lee Do-yoon home. In defense in the 7th inning, Park Sang-eon also showed his presence in the offense and defense by preventing Park Chan-ho from stealing third base from the 1st and 2nd base. 스포츠토토

Starter Moon Dong-joo went down early with 3 runs in 4 innings, but the bullpen led by Kim Beom-soo (⅔ innings), Yun Dae-gyeong (1⅓ innings), Jeong Woo-ram (1 inning), Kang Jae-min (1 inning), and Park Sang-won (1 inning) jointly scored 5 scoreless innings. did. Yoon Dae-kyung recorded his second win of the season, and Park Sang-won recorded his second save. 

The highly anticipated left and right fireballer selection match ended in a bland way. Lee Eui-ri, who became the pitcher with the 4th headshot of the season, recorded no hits, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts and 2 runs in 1 inning, and Moon Dong-ju also threw a 159km fastball, but it was not controlled, so he struggled with 5 hits, 3 walks, 2 strikeouts and 3 runs in 4 innings. .

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