The professional baseball Lotte Giants suffered a shocking sweep loss in three consecutive away matches against the KIA Tigers. Lotte gave up 6th place to KIA, who won 3 consecutive wins, and fell to 7th place in 101 days.
Lotte lost 3-6 in the 11th game of the season against KIA held at KIA Champions Field in Gwangju on the 30th. Lotte lost 3-6 after 5-6, 1-4 in three consecutive away matches against KIA. Lotte pursued after giving KIA the first point throughout the 3 games, but showed a lack of back heart and lost 3 consecutive times.메이저놀이터
Lotte pitcher Han Hyun-hee took the mound as a starting pitcher and scored 1 run in 4 innings in the 11th game of the season against the KIA Tigers held at KIA Champions Field in Gwangju on the 30th. Courtesy of Lotte Giants
Lotte coach Larry Sutton put Han Hyun-hee on the mound instead of Na Kyun-ahn, who was scheduled to start the game that day. Han Hyun-hee started on the mound in about a month after June 16th.
Lotte starter Han Hyun-hee showed a good pitching flow from the 1st to the 3rd inning and did not concede. However, Han Hyun-hee was shaken 4 times. Han Hyun-hee allowed a walk to lead batter No. 1 Choi Won-joon in the 4th inning. Han Hyun-hee allowed Choi Won-joon to steal the base, and gave Kim Do-young a double that went to the side of the right fielder in the second, conceding the first run.
From the 5th inning, Lotte put in a gyetoojo. Veteran Kim Sang-soo climbed the mound in the 5th inning and gave up a walk, but the follow-up batters were beaten and the first inning was neatly blocked. Lotte put Koo Seung-min on the mound in the 6th inning. Koo Seung-min allowed Na Seong-beom, the lead batter, a single. Koo Seung-min put Hyung-woo Choi out, but allowed Socrates to hit a double through the middle of the right and gave up the second run. Koo Seung-min gave up a hit to Kim Sun-bin and faced a situation with 1 company, 1st and 3rd base. KIA called Socrates home with a ground ball in front of Lee Woo-sung’s pitcher. Lotte trailed 0-3 until the 6th inning.
Lotte Giants pitcher Lee Joon Choi climbed the mound in the 7th inning and allowed 3 runs in the 11th game against the KIA Tigers held at KIA Champions Field in Gwangju on the 30th. Courtesy of Lotte Giants
Lotte gave up 3 more points in the 7th inning. On the mound in the 7th inning, Choi Yi-joon gave up a double, walk, and walk to Choi Won-joon, Kim Do-young, and Na Seong-beom, respectively, facing a crisis with a bases loaded. Choi Yi-jun gave Choi Hyeong-woo two RBIs on time. He then allowed Socrates an outfield sacrifice hit. Lotte was pushed to 0-6.
Lotte launched a counterattack in the 8th inning. In the beginning of the 8th inning, Lotte scored a chase score with a concentrated hit. Lotte’s third hitter, Jung Hoon, hit KIA’s third pitcher Jang Hyeon-sik’s slider and shot a solo shot over the left wall. Jung Hoon hit his first home run of the season.
Lotte Giants catcher Son Seong-bin hit a timely hit with one RBI in the 8th inning in the 11th game of the season against the KIA Tigers held at KIA Champions Field in Gwangju on the 30th. Courtesy of Lotte Giants
Afterwards, Lotte created opportunities to score 2 out 1st and 2nd bases with Jeon Jun-woo’s walk and Kim Min-seok’s hit. Son Seong-bin, who entered as a pinch hitter, hit a lucky 1 RBI hit that fell between the first baseman and the right fielder. Lotte coach Larry Sutton put in Goodrum, who did not start that day, but withdrew with a ground ball from second baseman.
Lotte replaced the mound with Jin Seung-hyun in the 8th inning. Jin Seung-hyeon got off to a good start by treating lead hitters Lee Woo-seong and Kim Tae-goon with outfield fly balls and strikeouts. However, he gave consecutive walks to Park Chan-ho and Choi Won-joon. KIA attempted a double steal, and Lotte catcher Son Seong-bin threw out Choi Won-joon, who attempted to steal second base.
In the last attack at the beginning of the ninth inning, Lotte took on the challenge of pursuing. Lotte went on base with a hit by Han Dong-hee, the lead hitter, who fell in the middle of the right. Yoon Dong-hee also got a hit and had an opportunity to score first and second base safely. At bat, Ahn Kwon-soo, who started after his injury, came out. Ahn Kwon-soo hit a ground ball in front of the second baseman, and Yoon Dong-hee was tagged out, creating a double stroke.
Then, Jung-hoon, who entered the plate, called Han Dong-hee, who was on third base, home with an RBI, a timely hit that fell in front of the right fielder again. However, the follow-up hitter Jeon Jun-woo was out and the game ended 3-6.