Four-run fourth inning comeback after three runs in third inning
Sutton sent off in the top of the fifth inning for a ball appeal
Resumed after a 1hr 20min halt due to heavy rain in the 6th inning
Kiwoom’s two-run single in the eighth inning cut the deficit to 4-6
Pinch-hitter Jun-woo Jeon ties the game at 6-6 with a two-run shot in the eighth inning
10th inning Kim Won-joong hits an RBI single to regain the lead 6-7
Lotte lost 6-7 in the eighth game of the season against the Kiwoom Heroes at Sajik Stadium in Busan on 23 March. Lotte conceded a come-from-behind RBI single to Kiwoom in the 10th inning of extra innings and lost a hard-fought game that lasted more than six hours. It was the second straight loss for LOTTE, which failed to get back to .500.카지노사이트
Lotte Giants pitcher Lee In-bok was replaced by Shim Jae-min with the bases loaded in the fifth inning after giving up three runs in four innings, including one home run, during the eighth game of the season against the Kiwoom Heroes at Sajik Stadium in Busan on 23 March. Courtesy of Lotte Giants
Lotte struck first in the top of the third inning. LOTTE starter Lee In-bok gave up a leadoff single to Lee Ji-young in right field. Kiwoom’s leadoff hitter Lee Yong-kyu laid down a sacrifice bunt towards first base. LOTTE first baseman Han Dong-hee caught the ball and threw to first base, but the ball hit Yong-kyu’s shoulder and deflected. In the meantime, Lee Yong-kyu had reached second base and Lee Ji-young, the pinch runner, had reached third base.
Lee In-bok scored the first run of the game on an outfield sacrifice fly to the second batter, Kim Hye-sung. Lee then gave up a three-run home run to Dawson, a two-run shot over the right field fence. Lee In-bok then retired the next Kiwoom batter to get out of the jam without allowing another run.
The Lotte batting line-up remained silent until the third inning, failing to produce a single hit. The long silence was broken in the fourth inning. The bats came alive in the fourth inning with five consecutive hits.
The first hit came from Han Dong-hee. With the bases loaded in the fourth inning, Ahn Chi-hong, the third batter, drew a walk. Lee Jung-hoon, who had two hits in the previous game on the 22nd, then hit a ball that sailed past the shortstop to put runners on first and third.
Park Seung-wook and manager Larry Sutton high-five after Park scored in the fourth inning during the eighth game of the season between the Lotte Giants and the Kiwoom Heroes at Sajik Stadium in Busan on Wednesday. Courtesy of the Lotte Giants
Han Dong-hee drove a ball from Kiwoom starter Choi Won-tae over the shortstop’s head for the first run of the game. LOTTE then cut the deficit to one run, 2-3, when Park Seung-wook singled through the side of the first baseman to bring home Lee Jung-hoon. First baseman Han Dong-hee was ruled safe at third base after a video review. Lotte followed with a 1-3 pitch.
Lotte Giants outfielder Kim Min-seok runs after hitting a game-winning single in the bottom of the fourth inning during the eighth game of the season against the Kiwoom Heroes at Sajik Stadium in Busan on 23 March. Courtesy of Lotte Giants
Lotte tied the game at 3-3 when Yoo Kang-nam singled on a pitch in front of Kiwoom centre fielder Dawson. The Giants retired the next five batters in a row, including Kim Min-seok, to take a 4-3 lead.
Lotte immediately ran into trouble in the top of the fifth inning. Lee In-bok gave up a leadoff single to Lee Yong-kyu and a walk to Kim Hye-sung. Lotte head coach Larry Sutton sent Shim Jae-min to the mound in place of Lee In-bok. Lee left the game after giving up three runs and six hits in four innings.
Umpire Kim Seo-soo orders Lotte manager Larry Sutton to leave the field in the top of the fifth inning during the game between the Lotte Giants and Kiwoom Heroes at Sajik Stadium in Busan on Wednesday. Reporter Kim Hansu hangang@
Shim Jae-min faced Kiwoom’s No. 3 batter, Dawson. Shim gave up a single. Lotte manager Larry Sutton took to the mound after asking the umpire for the ball himself. After sending Shim down to the dugout, Sutton immediately complained to umpire Kim about the strike call. Umpire Kim ordered Sutton to leave the game. Sutton continued his strong appeal after the ejection and left the dugout. It was Sutton’s first ejection of the season.
Lotte manager Larry Sutton leaves the dugout in the top of the fifth inning during the game between the Lotte Giants and Kiwoom Heroes at Sajik Stadium in Busan on 23 March. Courtesy of the Lotte Giants
Han Hyun-hee, who took the mound after Shim Jae-min, struck out the first batter he faced, Lee Won-seok, but gave up an outfield sacrifice fly to Song Sung-moon to tie the game at 4-4. Han struck out the sixth batter, Kim Gun-hee, on an outfield grounder to end the inning without allowing another run and tie the game at 4-4 in the top of the fifth.
Lotte Giants pitcher Han Hyun-hee pitches as the third batter in the fifth inning during the eighth game of the season against the Kiwoom Heroes at Sajik Stadium in Busan on 23 March. Courtesy of the Lotte Giants
Lotte faced a run-scoring threat in the top of the sixth inning. Han Hyun-hee, who was also on the mound in the sixth inning, gave up an infield single to leadoff hitter Joo Sung-won and a walk to Lee Ji-young before being replaced by Koo Seung-min with runners on first and second.
The eighth game of the season between the Lotte Giants and Kiwoom Heroes at Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan on Wednesday was suspended for about an hour and 20 minutes due to heavy rain in the top of the fifth inning before resuming. Kim Hansu Reporter hangang@
The game between Lotte and Kiwoom was suspended at 7:26 p.m. with runners on first and second due to heavy rain in the top of the sixth inning. The team covered the mound and home plate with tarps, but the infield was completely soaked by the sudden downpour. Lotte fans at Sajik Stadium enthusiastically sang the Lotte cheer while the game was suspended and waited for the game to resume. Umpire Kim Seo-soo decided to resume the game after the ground was repaired. The game resumed at 8:50 p.m. after an hour and 20 minutes.
Koo Seung-min hit the first batter after the resumption, Lee Yong-kyu, with an outfield single. Lee Yong-kyu strongly protested the umpire’s call and was ejected by umpire Kim Se-soo. Koo Seung-min then struck out Kim Hye-sung on an infield grounder to end the sixth inning without allowing a run.
On the 23rd, there were 11,470 spectators at Sajik Stadium in Busan. Courtesy of the Lotte Giants
Lotte sent Kim Sang-soo to the mound in the seventh inning. Kim started the seventh inning by giving up a single to Dawson in left field. He gave up back-to-back singles to Song Sung-moon and Lee Hyung-jong to load the bases with one out. He got over the hump by striking out the seventh batter, Kim Soo-hwan. He then struck out Lim Byung-wook to keep the momentum going for the win.
Choi Jun-yong took the mound for Lotte in the eighth inning. Choi gave up a three-pitch double to Kim Dong-heon, who led off with a single. Choi gave up a walk to Kim Jun-wan, the leadoff hitter, putting runners on first and second with no outs.
Lotte catcher Yoo Kang-nam tags out Kiwoom batter Kim Dong-heon at home plate during the eighth game of the season between the Lotte Giants and Kiwoom Heroes at Sajik Stadium in Busan on Wednesday. Courtesy of the Lotte Giants
Choi Jun-yong was hit by a 1-2 pitch from Kim Hye-sung. However, right fielder Yoon Dong-hee made a strong shoulder catch of Kim Dong-heon at home plate to deny Lotte the lead. Shortstop Gudrum then threw out Kim Hye-sung at first base on Dawson’s grounder for the second out. Choi Jun-yong gave up a walk to Lee Won-seok, the fourth batter, to put runners on the corners again.
Choi gave up a two-run double to Song Sung-moon in the fifth inning. Lotte was now down 4-6. Despite giving up two runs, Choi pitched the eighth inning without allowing another run.
Lotte Giants outfielder Jeon Jun-woo comes in as a pinch hitter and hits a two-run tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning while trailing 4-6 against the Kiwoom Heroes in the eighth game of the season at Sajik Stadium in Busan on 23 March. Courtesy of Lotte Giants
Lotte fought back in the bottom of the eighth. Goodrum led off the inning with a walk and stole second against Kiwoom pitcher Kim Jae-woong. LOTTE head coach Lee Jong-woon, who was in charge of the dugout in place of the ejected Sutton, brought in Jeon Jun-woo to pinch-hit for Lee Jeong-hoon. Jeon Jun-woo pinch-hit for Lee Jeong-hoon. Jun-woo took the second pitch from Kim Jae-woong and smashed his eighth home run of the season over the left field fence. Lotte quickly tied the game at 6-6 after allowing Kiwoom to come back.
The Lotte Giants gave up a run in the top of the 10th inning to lose 6-7 against the Kiwoom Heroes on 23 March. Courtesy of the Lotte Giants
Lotte sent Kim Won-joong to the mound in the ninth inning to close out the game. He got off to a good start by getting the first batter, Kim Soo-hwan, to ground out to third base. He then got Kim Byung-hwi to ground out to the catcher for the second out. Kim Won-joong then struck out the ninth batter, Kim Dong-heon, to set the stage for the team’s victory.
Head coach Lee Jong-woon was called upon again in the ninth after Yoo Kang-nam and Kim Min-seok were retired on infield grounders. Hwang Sung-bin was brought in to pinch-hit for Noh Jin-hyuk. Noh drew a walk to lead off the inning and was replaced by Jang Doo-seong with one out. However, Yoon Dong-hee flied out to right field. Lotte and Kiwoom went into extra innings.
Kim Won-joong took the mound in the 10th inning. He struck out the first batter, Kim Jun-wan, with three pitches. He then struck out Kim Hye-sung, leaving only Han Gobi on base. Kim gave up a double to Dawson, the third batter of the inning, for the first run of the day. Lee Jong-woon then walked the fourth batter, Lee Won-seok, on a high pitch.
Kim Won-joong could not get out of the jam. Kim Won-joong gave up an RBI single to Song Sung-moon in the fifth inning. Lotte gave Kiwoom the lead at 6-7. Kim Won-joong retired the next batter, Lee Hyung-jong, on a grounder to shortstop to avoid further damage.
LOTTE had one last spark in the 10th inning. Lotte opened the inning with leadoff hitter Gudrum drawing a walk against Kiwoom pitcher Lim Chang-min. Goodrum was replaced by Shin Yun-hoo. After Ahn Chi-hong and Jeon Jun-woo singled and struck out, Shin Yun-hoo stole second base to put runners on second and third. Han Dong-hee hit a grounder to shortstop but was thrown out at second on a fielding error by Kiwoom shortstop Kim Byung-hwi. Lotte had runners on second and third. Han Dong-hee was replaced by Lee Hak-joo. However, Park Seung-wook flied out to centre field and Lotte lost 6-7.