The Lotte Giants are continuing their winning streak in practice matches.
On the 2nd at 1:00 pm, Lotte won a come-from-behind 8-7 victory over Hanwha in a practice match held at Kushigawa Stadium in Okinawa, Japan. After two scoreless innings by foreign starting pitcher Charlie Barnes, Lee Jung-hoon’s tiebreaker and Lee Hak-joo’s come-from-behind final blow overcame Hanwha after a close match.스포츠토토
The one-point lead was maintained by Koo Seung-min, who overcame the crisis with one company loaded. Lotte has won 4 consecutive victories in practice matches since the exchange match (3-0 win) against Chiba Lotte 2nd Army on the 22nd of last month.
After the game, manager Larry Sutton said, “We had another chance to win. He conceded a lead twice, but found that he was improving in winning form. I am happy,” he said.
However, he conveyed to the team what he would make up for during the rest of the camp. Coach Sutton said, “Defensive help came out when it was appropriate, but the details in the air defense need to be supplemented.” Coach Sutton concluded by praising, “It was a game that showed the spirit of the original team.”
Coach Sutton picked four MVPs after the game that day. Among the pitchers, he praised Barnes and Kim Jin-wook, and among the batters, he praised Lee Jung-hoon, who scored a tie, and Lee Hak-joo, who hit a come-from-behind hit.