Elias 8th inning comeback + Seo Jin-yong 32SV…SSG defeats LG 2-1 to end 5-game losing streak
SSG Landers ended the week with a 5-game losing streak. Starting pitcher Roennis Elias, who pitched eight innings, led the team to victory.
SSG won 2-1 in Game 12 of the season against LG Twins in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Incheon SSG Landers Field on 먹튀검증 the 20th, marking 56 wins, 1 draw and 46 losses. On the other hand, LG, whose winning streak stopped at ‘2’, became 64 wins, 2 draws, and 38 losses.
SSG is Choo Shin-soo (designated hitter) – Choi Ji-hoon (center fielder) – Choi Jeong (3rd baseman) – Choi Joo-hwan (2nd baseman) – Park Seong-han (shortstop) – Kang Jin-seong (left fielder) – Hanyu-seom (right fielder) – Jeon Eui-san (1st baseman) – Cho Hyung-woo ( Catcher) lineup was formed in order. Elias was in charge of the selection.
LG: Hong Chang-ki (right fielder) – Shin Min-jae (2nd baseman) – Kim Hyun-soo (designated hitter) – Austin Dean (1st baseman) – Moon Bo-gyeong (3rd baseman) – Moon Seong-joo (left fielder) – Kim Min-seong (shortstop) – Heo Do-hwan (catcher) – Park Hae-min (center fielder) ) lineup in order. Starting pitcher Adam Plutko.
Even until the third inning, the confrontation between the two teams flowed into a pitcher’s battle. At the end of the 3rd inning, SSG, who had a chance to get one out and 1st and 2nd base, pushed the opponent hard, but the inning ended as Choi Ji-hoon and Choi Jeong withdrew with an infield fly and strikeout, respectively.
The team that broke the 0-0 balance was SSG. In the bottom of the 4th inning, Park Seong-han pulled Plutko’s 7-pitch fastball after a full count match and drew a solo arch that went over the right fence. The score is 1-0.
LG, who gave the first point, started to reverse the atmosphere in defense. At the end of the 5th inning, LG, which was in danger of one out and bases loaded, prevented a run by tagging third base runner Cho Hyung-woo at home after right fielder Hong Chang-ki threw an accurate throw to Choi Joo-hwan’s fly ball.
Perhaps thanks to Hosobi, LG balanced 1-1 in the top of the 6th inning. Heo Do-hwan, who appeared as the lead hitter, pulled Elias’ two-pitch fastball and the beast girl went over the fence to his left and burst the gun. It was the first home run in 451 days since the match against Kiwoom Heroes in Jamsil on May 26 last year.
With the two teams unable to score additional points for a while, SSG conserved bullpen resources as starter Elias threw the ball into the 8th inning. On the other hand, LG started the bullpen from the 7th after leaving 6 innings to Plutko.
In the bottom of the 8th inning, SSG prepared a chance for 2 outs 1st and 3rd base with Kang Jin-seong and Hanyu-seom’s consecutive hits in the 2nd out, and then LG made a winning move by appointing finishing pitcher Ko Woo-seok in Jeon Eui-san’s at-bat. However, with a hit ball, the bases were loaded with two outs, and when pinch hitter Kim Kang-min was at bat, Ko Woo-seok’s wild throw came out, and third base runner Kang Jin-seong stepped home. The score was 2-1.
Having struggled to regain the lead, SSG did not hesitate to call closer Seo Jin-yong. Seo Jin-yong struck out Kim Hyun-soo in the first out and second base in the beginning of the ninth inning and then committed a wild fight, but ended the game with Austin’s third baseman grounder in the second out and third base. The game ended as Choi Jeong-ui’s throw reached first base before Austin’s feet.
Starting pitcher Elias recorded 4 hits (1 home run) in 8 innings, 1 strikeout and 1 run, the most innings since his debut in the KBO League (previous 7 innings, May 31 against Incheon Samsung Lions, June 6 against Gwangju KIA Tigers, June On the 13th, against KT Wiz in Incheon), he earned 6 wins of the season. Seo Jin-yong, who maintained a 1-point lead, recorded his 32nd save by adding a save in 11 days.
SSG, who succeeded in escaping from losing streak and finished Sunday happily, will play three consecutive matches during the week on the 22nd and 24th in NC and Changwon. Then, on the weekend, Doosan is called home.
Although lost to SSG on the 20th, LG, which is leading the way, invites Lotte, who has fallen into a 3-game losing streak, to Jamsil on the 22nd and 24th for a three-game series. Then, on the weekend, we go down to Changwon to face NC.