‘War for third place, 3 teams playing 0.5 games’ NC, escaping 6 straight losses → 3rd place… SSG, failing to win 7 games in a row → 5th place… Doosan, lost to Lotte → 4th place

‘War for third place, 3 teams playing 0.5 games’ NC, escaping 6 straight losses → 3rd place… SSG, failing to win 7 games in a row → 5th place… Doosan, lost to Lotte → 4th place

NC had a hard time escaping from a 6-game losing streak. SSG stopped at 6 consecutive wins.

NC won the game against SSG held at Changwon NC Park on the 7th by a score of 3-2. NC jumped from 5th to 3rd.

NC had 71 wins, 2 draws, and 63 losses (winning rate .530), and SSG had 71 wins, 3 draws, and 64 losses (winning rate .5259). Doosan lost to Lotte on this day, bringing its record to 70 wins, 2 draws, and 63 losses (a winning percentage of .5263).

NC is 3rd, Doosan is 4th, and SSG is 5th. NC is 0.5 games ahead of Doosan and SSG. It’s a battle for third place where you don’t know what’s ahead.

NC starting pitcher Tanner became the winning pitcher with 8 hits, 2 walks, 5 strikeouts, and 2 runs in 5⅓ innings. He successfully overcame crises with bases loaded and no outs. Ryu Jin-wook finished ⅔ innings, Lim Jeong-ho finished 1⅓ innings, and Lee Yong-chan took the mound with one out in the 8th inning and recorded a save by allowing no runs in 1⅔ innings.

SSG starter Song Young-jin had the misfortune of being hit by a batted ball twice and became the losing pitcher after allowing 5 hits and 3 runs in 4 innings.

For NC, Son Ah-seop (designated hitter), Do Tae-hoon (second baseman), Park Gun-woo (right fielder), Martin (center fielder), Kwon Hee-dong (left fielder), Seo Ho-cheol (third baseman), Oh Young-soo (first baseman), Park Se-hyuk (catcher), and Kim Han-byeol (shortstop) started. Park Min-woo, who was substituted during the SSG game on the 5th, missed the game today due to illness.

SSG’s starting lineup included Choo Shin-soo (designated hitter), Oh Tae-gon (first baseman), Choi Jeong (third baseman), Heredia (center fielder), Han Yu-seom (right fielder), Ha Jae-hoon (left fielder), Kim Seong-hyeon (shortstop), Kim Min-sik (catcher), and Kim Chan-hyeong (second baseman). As soon as Choi Jeong recovered from back pain and returned to the starting lineup, he hit consecutive home runs against Hanwha on the 6th.

In the top of the first inning, SSG’s leadoff hitter Choo Shin-soo walked and got on base. Oh Tae-gon retired with a fly ball to center field, but Choi Jeong hit a hit to right, creating a chance for first and second base.

Heredia had 2 outs with a fly ball to second base, but Hanyu Island hit a hit to right, bringing home a runner on second base and scoring the first run. With 2 outs and 2nd and 3rd bases, Ha Jae-hoon struck out.

SSG starting pitcher Song Young-jin was hit in the chest by a ground ball from NC top hitter Son A-seop in the bottom of the first inning. He was lightly grazed by the glove, hit his chest and bounced sideways. He quickly caught it and threw it to first base for an out. Song Young-jin signaled to the bench that he was okay, and he continued the game after throwing one practice pitch. The first episode ended with a three-way exit.

For SSG, leadoff hitter Kim Seong-hyun reached base in the second inning with a heavy hit. Kim Min-sik attempted a sacrifice bunt, but he ended up on first and second base with no outs due to the pitcher’s error in throwing to first base. Kim Chan-hyung hit another sacrifice bunt, leading to a chance for 2nd and 3rd bases with one out.

When Choo Shin-soo’s shortstop hit the infield, the runners were unable to run, leaving the bases loaded with one out. In a good chance, Oh Tae-gon’s batted ball was out by a fly ball to shortstop, and Choi Jeong was out by a ground ball to third baseman, so no additional points were scored.

NC counterattacked 3 times. After leadoff hitter Park Se-hyuk struck out, Kim Han-byul reached base with a heavy hit. Son Ah-seop’s batted ball hit SSG pitcher Song Young-jin’s buttocks. It deflected toward third base and became an infield hit. 1 out, 1st and 2nd bases.

Song Young-jin, who was hit by a batted ball, complained of some pain, and a pitching coach visited the mound to check his condition. Song Young-jin made several practice pitches and checked to see if there was anything wrong with his body. He continued to pitch after that. Do Tae-hoon created a chance with one out and the bases loaded with a ball that fit his body.

When Park Geon-woo hit a hit to right-center that went beyond the height of the second baseman, two people hit home. 2-1 comeback. Then, with one out and runners on first and third base, Martin hit a sacrifice fly to center field that was caught in front of the fence to make it 3-1.스포츠토토

SSG had a chance to load the bases again in the 4th inning. Leadoff hitter Kim Seong-hyun got on base with a base hit, and Kim Min-sik walked to first and second base. Kim Chan-hyung attempted a three-bundt with one ball and two strikes, and it rolled toward third base. The pitcher caught it and threw it to first base, but it was safe. Bunt hit.

With bases loaded and no outs, Kim Kang-min came out as a pinch hitter while Choo Shin-soo was at bat. Kang-min Kim retired with three strikeouts. Oh Tae-gon’s well-hit ball was caught by first baseman Oh Young-soo with a jump catch. Choi Jeong-eun hit a ground ball to the shortstop, and the offense ended without scoring a single point with bases loaded and no outs.

SSG chased after creating another chance in the 6th inning. After one out, Kim Chan-hyung hit a double to right-center. NC dropped starting pitcher Tanner and appointed right-hander Ryu Jin-wook as the second pitcher. In Kim Kang-min’s at-bat, left-handed hitter Choi Joo-hwan came out as a pinch hitter and retired with a strikeout.

Oh Tae-gon made 1st and 3rd base with a single to the left infield of the second baseman. Choi Jeong walked, leaving the bases loaded with two outs. At Heredia’s at-bat, Ryu Jin-wook’s wild pitch allowed the runner on third base to score, and the team trailed 3-2. Heredia reached base with a walk and the bases were loaded with two outs. Hanyu Island was out with a ground ball to second base and missed the opportunity to tie.

NC failed to take advantage of the opportunity to run away in the bottom of the 6th inning. Leadoff hitter Martin hit to right, and Kwon Hee-dong hit to left, creating a chance to reach first and second base with no outs. Seo Ho-cheol’s sacrifice bunt puts runners on second and third base with one out. SSG sent Oh Young-soo out on an automatic intentional 4th pitch to execute a 1-out, bases-loaded strategy.

With bases loaded and one out, Park Se-hyuk struck out against Choi Min-jun. Pinch hitter Kim Seong-wook also struck out after missing a swing.

SSG’s leadoff hitter Ha Jae-hoon reached base in the 7th inning with a hit to right. NC replaced pitcher Ryu Jin-wook with Lim Jeong-ho. Seong-Hyun Kim retired with a fly ball out to center field, Min-Sik Kim with a foul fly out to first base, and Chan-Hyung Kim with a ground ball out to third base.

NC brought in closer Lee Yong-chan after one out in the 8th inning, leading by one point, 3-2. Lee Yong-chan ended the inning by striking out Oh Tae-gon with a ground ball to shortstop and striking out Choi Jeong with a 149km fastball.

Lee Yong-chan got leadoff hitter Heredia on base in the 9th inning with a ball that hit his body. Hanyu Island was outed with a fly ball to the outfield, Ha Jae-hoon was struck out, and Kim Seong-hyun ended the game with a grounder to shortstop.


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