The LG Twins won the first game of a doubleheader

The LG Twins rode a strong start from returning starter Im Chan-kyu and firepower from the center field lineup to win the first game of the doubleheader.

The LG Twins won the first game of a doubleheader against the KT Wiz of the 2024 Shinhan SOL Bank KBO League 7-2 on Wednesday at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul, the 11th game of the season.

LG escaped a 21-game losing streak and improved to 42 wins, 2 draws, and 33 losses on the season. KT, meanwhile, saw its three-game winning streak snapped, falling to 31 wins, one draw and 43 losses.

KT struck first. In the top of the first inning, Bae Joo-dae led off with a solo home run off LG starter Lim Chan-kyu. On a 1B-0S count, 안전놀이터 he took advantage of Lim’s second fastball (144km) for a 130-meter home run to left field. It was his third home run of the season in eight games since the 13th against the Changwon NC Dinos.

LG countered in the bottom of the first inning.

The tablesetters Hong Chang-ki and Ahn Ik-hoon put runners on first and second with a walk and a single to left against KT starter Kang Gun. Kim Hyun-soo struck out on a wild pitch, but two runners reached on a double steal, and Austin followed with a triple to left-center, Park Dong-won hit an infield single, and Moon Bo-kyung hit a solo home run to make it 4-1.

Moon lined a six-pitch low cutter (137 mph) from Kang Kun on a full count for a three-run home run over the fence. It was his ninth home run of the season in seven games since hitting one against the Jamsil Lotte Giants on Thursday.

After a two-out, bases-loaded opportunity in the bottom of the second inning was nullified by Austin’s straight hit to the third baseman, Moon Bok-kyung got things going again in the top of the third with a double to right-center, followed by Koo Bon-hyuk’s RBI single to left-center. 바카라사이트 추천 Park Hae-min followed with an RBI single to center field that scored Shin Min-jae with the bases loaded and Yoo Soo-choice at second base.

LG didn’t stop there.

In the bottom of the fifth, leadoff hitter Austin doubled and Park Dong-won singled to right field to put runners on first and third. Moon then drove in the game-winning run with a sacrifice fly to left field.

KT had runners on second and third in the third inning, first and second in the fourth inning, and the bases loaded in the sixth inning, but were unable to capitalize. With one out in the top of the seventh, Rojas launched a solo home run to right field, but the game was already won. On a full count, Rojas took LG’s Lee Ji-gang’s six-seam fastball (145 kilometers) low to his body to become the 27th player in KBO history to hit 20 home runs in four consecutive seasons.

LG starter Lim Chan-kyu, returning from a back injury, pitched five innings of three hits (one homer), five walks, eight strikeouts and one run on 90 pitches to earn the win. It was his fourth win of the season (3-0) in 25 days since May 29 against the Incheon SSG Landers. He was followed by Baek Seung-hyun (one scoreless inning) and Lee Ji-gang (one run in three innings).

At the plate, five players had multi-hit games, including Hong Chang-ki, Austin, Moon Bo-kyung, Koo Bon-hyeok, and Shin Min-jae.

Meanwhile, second-year KT pitcher Young-gun Kang suffered his first loss in his starting debut, giving up four runs on four hits 온라인 슬롯 (one home run) and two walks in 1 1/3 innings while striking out one. Three hits from the batting order highlighted the loss.

The teams will play game two of the doubleheader at 5:45 p.m. after a one-hour break.

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