Kim Do-young, Park Chan-ho combine for 4-hit game as KIA defeats Samsung in hard-fought game

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) By Chun Byung-hyuk Jang Hyun-koo Hanamjik Reporter = The KIA Tigers will look to climb into the top half of the standings after sweeping a three-game series in Pohang .Kim Do-young and Park Chan-ho combined for four hits 토토사이트 in a 12-8 win over the visiting Samsung Lions of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Pohang Baseball Stadium on Wednesday. With the win, KIA (42 wins, 43 losses, and one tie) moved to within 1.5 games of the fifth-place NC Dinos. KIA opened the scoring in the top of the first inning on an RBI single by Socrates Brito .After a pitching change and a wobbly pitch from KIA starter Lee Yi-ri, Kim Hyun-joon drew a walk and Ryu Ji-hyuk singled before Koo Ja-rook lined a single to right to make it 1-1.One inning later, Kim Dong-yeop made it 2-1 with a single to right, and two batters later, Lee Jae-hyun hit a wo-run double to make it 4-1.Kia got two runs back in the top of the fourth inning when Ko Jong-wook and Park Chan-ho singled, followed by Kim Do-young’s RBI single up the middle .In the sixth inning, after Park Chan-ho led off with a double, KIA capitalized on five hits and two errors to score six runs and take a 9-4 lead. Samsung scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh with four hits, including RBI doubles by Koo Ja-rook and Kim Tae-hoon, to cut the deficit to 7-9.However, KIA scored three more runs in the top of the ninth, including a triple by Socrates, to take a 12-7 lead and secure the win. Samsung scored one run in the bottom of the ninth, but was unable to overcome the massive deficit .In Daejeon, the Hanwha Eagles, led by Kim Tae-yeon’s home run, defeated the Doosan Bears 5-2 to snap a four-game losing streak. Hanwha took an early lead in the top of the first inning when Jung Eun-won walked and Kim Tae-yeon followed with a two-run home run to left field.In the fourth, Noh Si-hwan doubled and Oh Sun-jin singled to center field to make it 3-0.After being held to one hit until the sixth inning, Doosan got one run back in the top of the seventh when Jung Soo-bin hit a sacrifice fly with the bases loaded on three pitches .However, Hanwha responded with a two-run triple by Lee Do-yoon after a pitching change to extend the lead to 5-1.Doosan got one run back in the bottom of the eighth on an RBI single by Jang Seung-hyun, but couldn’t get any closer. Hanwha starter Felix Peña struck out seven in 6 1/3 innings, but held the Doosan bats to one hit and one run .In Busan, the NC Dinos pounded out 14 hits in an 8-1 victory over the Lotte Giants. Avenging a loss the day before, NC moved to within one game of the fourth-place KT Wiz. Lotte took the lead in the bottom of the fourth inning when Jeon Jun-woo drove in Niko Goodrum, who had doubled, with a single up the middle. NC’s bats exploded in the top of the sixth inning .After back-to-back singles by Son Asub and Park Min-woo, Park Gun-woo hit a two-run double to left-center to make it 1-1.With runners on second and third, Jason Martin’s sacrifice fly made it 2-1, and Kwon Hee-dong followed with a single to left to make it 3-1.After scoring a run in the eighth on a sacrifice fly by Kwon, NC added four more runs in the top of the ninth on five hits, including a two-run triple by Park Min-woo.NC starter Widener struck out eight and allowed one run on four hits through seven innings to improve to 4-2 on the season .Son went 3-for-5 with a home run and one RBI, while Kwon went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI to lead the offense. In Suwon, kt wiz extended their winning streak to six games with a 3-1 victory over the SSG Landers .SSG took the lead in the top of the third inning when Choi Ji-hoon led off with a bunt single in front of the pitcher, stole second and scored on Choo Shin-soo’s double down the left field line. Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the fifth, KT quickly turned the game around with a big inning. With runners on first and second, Park Byung-ho hit a single that dropped in front of the center fielder to make it 1-1.After Jang Jang-woo drew a walk to load the bases, Hwang Jae-gyun hit a two-run double to left field to make it 3-1.After the comeback, KT’s starter Uhm Sang-baek held SSG to one run on six hits through seven innings before Park Young-hyun in the eighth 스포츠토토 and Kim Jae-yoon in the ninth secured the win. SSG falls to a third straight loss

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