“The team proved capable of winning”… The winning streak is over, but Lotte gained confidence
“We proved that we are a team that can win.”
At the beginning of the season, the rise of the Lotte Giants was amazing. In the first 5 games of the season, he recorded 1 win and 4 losses, but after that, he recorded an amazing record of 14 wins and 5 losses in 19 games.
In particular, 토토사이트starting with the KIA Tigers match in Busan on April 20th and ending with the KIA Tigers match in Gwangju on the 2nd, they won 9 consecutive victories. It was a 9-game winning streak in 5358 days.
However, Lotte lost 2-10 against KIA on the 3rd, and the streak ended. Lotte starter Na Kyun-an shook with 5 runs (5 earned), 5 hits (1 home run), 2 walks and 4 strikeouts in 4 innings. Afterwards, Shin Jung-rak scored 1 run (1 earned), Kim Jin-wook 2 runs (2 earned), and Yoon Myeong-jun scored 2 runs (2 earned).
Lotte coach Larry Sutton, who met with reporters on the 4th, said that he held a meeting with the players after the winning streak ended. Coach Sutton said, “It is Lotte’s important task to show steady performance in the future.”
Coach Sutton said, “I had a meeting with the players after the game yesterday. I told the players, ‘We proved that we are a team that can win in April.’ During the last winning streak, we produced good results as a team.”
Sutton continued, “We proved that we are a team that can do it. We showed that we can beat other teams enough, so we said, ‘Let’s lead with steady performance.'”
Coach Sutton emphasized that it is important to show performance without ups and downs because the season is long. He said, “The season has 5 months left and 6 months including the postseason. It is our task to show steady performance during that period.” We have to constantly show what we are,” he said.
Meanwhile, the KIA match on the 4th was canceled due to rain. Lotte will move to their home in Busan and play a weekend three-game series against the Samsung Lions. Charlie Barnes was announced as the starting pitcher.