“Park Byung-ho and Kang Baek-ho secured the victory with home runs.”
KT won 7-3 in the regular season Lotte Giants match of the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Sajik Stadium in Busan on the 8th. With this, KT secured the weekend winning series and marked the season with 3 wins and 1 loss.
KT starter Wes Benjamin recorded a quality start with 6 hits (1 home run), 메이저사이트1 walk, 6 strikeouts and 3 runs in 6 innings and harvested his 2nd win. In the other lineup, Park Byeong-ho hit a home run gun, recording 2 hits (1 home run) and 2 RBIs in 3 at-bats. Kang Baek-ho also posted a record of 2 hits (1 home run) and 3 RBIs in 3 at-bats. Hwang Jae-kyun and Kim Min-hyuk also performed well in multi-hits.
After Benjamin, KT finished the game with only two players, Park Young-hyun and Kim Jae-yoon. Finisher Kim Jae-yoon brought himself into a crisis with 1 out and 1st and 3rd base in the 9th inning, but ended the game with a scoreless pitching.
After the game, coach Lee Kang-cheol said, “Today’s starter Benjamin laid the foundation for victory with the minimum number of runs despite the cold weather. Park Young-hyun and Kim Jae-yoon also blocked it well.” Park Byeong-ho and Kang Baek-ho’s home runs, which shook the ball, were able to secure a stable victory.”
He finally said, “Thank you to the fans who came to cheer on the away game in the cold weather.”
Having secured the winning series, KT is aiming for a series sweep on the 9th. KT starting pitchers put forward exclusivity. Lotte, which has to avoid a sweep, will start Na Kyun-an.