The Lotte Giants were disappointed in the fall baseball season for the sixth consecutive year, but achieved a finale with a resounding victory with 17 hits and 12 points in the final home game. 

Lotte won 14-3 in the final home game against the Doosan Bears in the regular season of the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Sajik Stadium in Busan on the 11th. Although they were disappointed in the postseason for six consecutive years, they reached the finale with a win in the final home game. Lotte recorded 67 wins and 73 losses.온라인바카라

Doosan, which is aiming to rise to third place, suffered two consecutive losses and remained at 71 wins, 65 losses, and 2 draws. The 8-game series is not starting very well.

Doosan’s starting lineup consisted of Soo-bin Jeong (center fielder), Rojas (left fielder), Seok-hwan Yang (first baseman), Eui-ji Yang (catcher), Jae-hwan Kim (designated hitter), Seung-ho Kang (second baseman), In-tae Kim (right fielder), Jae-ho Kim (shortstop), and Jun-young Park (third baseman). The starting pitcher is Wonjun Choi. Doosan had to work hard to reach third place. The previous day (10th), they suffered a shocking loss in the 9th inning against Suwon KT and had to come to Busan.

Lotte’s starting lineup consisted of Ahn Kwon-soo (left fielder), Noh Jin-hyuk (shortstop), Ahn Chi-hong (second baseman), Jeon Jun-woo (designated hitter), Jeong Hoon (first baseman), Yoon Dong-hee (right fielder), Yoo Kang-nam (catcher), Kim Min-seok (center fielder), and Park Seung-wook (third baseman). The starting pitcher is Korean ace Park Se-woong.

Doosan took the lead first. Doosan took a 1-0 lead in the first inning thanks to leadoff hitter Jeong Soo-bin’s walk, second base stolen, and Rojas’ timely hit to right. Yang Eui-ji’s right-handed hit continued the opportunity with one out and runners on first and second base, but Kim Jae-hwan’s ground ball to second base and Kang Seung-ho’s ground ball to shortstop failed to score additional runs.

Then, Lotte drove the crowd gathered in the final home game wild by scoring points in each inning from the second to the fourth inning. After two outs in the bottom of the first inning, Chi-Hong Ahn’s hit to left and Jun-Woo Jeon’s walk led to a chance for runners on first and second base with two outs, and Jeong Hoon’s timely hit to tie the game at 1-1. 

In the second inning, leadoff hitter Yoo Kang-nam hit Doosan starter Choi Won-jun’s 137km fastball with one ball and one strike and fired a left-field solo shot. Episode 10 of the season. Following 2021 (11 home runs), he achieved double-digit home runs in two years. Afterwards, Lotte took the opportunity with Kim Min-seok’s hit to right and Park Seung-wook’s sacrifice bunt with one out and runners on second base, but Noh Jin-hyuk’s timely hit to left scored one more point and ran away with a 3-1 lead. 

In the third inning, with one out, Jeong Hoon’s double hit and Yoon Dong-hee’s double to left field gave the team a chance to place second and third base with one out. Yoo Kang-nam struck out and the runners were on second and third base with two outs, but Min-seok Kim’s two RBIs and a timely hit to right widened the gap to 5-1.

In the top of the 4th inning, Doosan made up for 1 run with 2 outs and Kim In-tae’s timely hit to left, but in the bottom of the 4th inning, they scored 1 point with Noh Jin-hyuk and Ahn Chi-hong’s consecutive doubles, 1 point with Jeong Hoon’s timely hit to center, and 1 point later with Park Seung-wook’s push-out walk, resulting in a total of 3 points. Adding more points made it 8-2.

Park Se-woong, who returned home with a gold medal at the Hangzhou Asian Games, made his final appearance in the regular season on this day. In particular, in the Super Round match against Japan, which was a critical point in the gold medal journey, he led Korea to a 2-0 victory with 6 scoreless innings and perfect pitching. 

Acting manager Lee Jong-woon said, “Park Se-woong came back and had to throw at least once. “He returned with good results from the Asian Games national team and is a symbolic player for our team,” he said. “This is our last game at home, so we have to show a good performance.” That’s a pro. “The timing is just right, so I think it’s right to show a good performance until the end for the fans,” he said, reinforcing his determination to not play in the final home game.

Park Se-woong also strengthened his will and took the mound in the final game of the day. He pitched 6 innings, allowing 6 hits, 2 walks, 6 strikeouts, and 3 runs while throwing 107 pitches. It was his 16th quality start of the season and his final appearance of the season. He finished his pitch that day by throwing 47 four-seam fastballs, 24 sliders, 17 cutters, and 14 curveballs with a maximum speed of 148 km. 

Although his pitch control was not perfect on this day, he showed off the qualities of a national pitcher and finished his last appearance with a win in front of his home fans. He came down after meeting the 9-win requirement for the season and easily achieved 9 wins. 

Kim Min-seok, a high school graduate rookie, has been sluggish with a batting average of .106.1 (10 hits in 62 at-bats) since September. Although he was embroiled in controversy recently, Kim Min-seok was having a meaningful season as a high school rookie this year. On this day, he recorded 96 hits before the game, leaving him 4 short of the 100 hit record for a high school rookie. Before he resigned on July 22, he had recorded one four-hit game, but it was doubtful whether he would be able to record four hits at once.

However, Minseok Kim became the 8th high school rookie in history to reach 100 hits by driving in 4 hits in the final home game of his debut season. He was the first Lotte player. It was a record that even Lee Dae-ho could not achieve. LG Kim Jae-hyun (134) in 1994, Samsung Lee Seung-yeop (104) in 1995, Hyundai Park Jin-man (102) in 1996, Haitai Jeong Seong-hoon (107) in 1999, Nexen Lee Jeong-hoo (179) in 2017, KT Kang Baek-ho (2018) 153) set this record. This year, ahead of Kim Min-seok, Hanwha Moon Hyun-bin became the 7th high school rookie to reach 100 hits in the game against Daejeon NC on the 2nd.

On this day, Minseok Kim created his second 4-hit game in his debut, hitting a hit to right in his first at-bat in the 2nd inning, a timely hit to right with 2 RBIs in the 3rd, a hit to center in the 4th inning, and an infield hit to third base in the 6th, achieving the record of 100 hits for a high school rookie. . He was the first Lotte player to reach history. 

Including Kim Min-seok, Lotte’s batting lineup exploded with 17 hits that day. Not only Kim Min-seok, but also Jeong Hoon had 5 on-base games, including 4 hits, 1 walk, 2 RBI, and 4 runs. The batting lineup was evenly distributed throughout, including Dong-hee Yoon with 2 hits and 2 runs, Kang-nam Yoo with 2 hits (1 home run), 3 RBIs and 2 runs, Jin-hyuk Noh with 2 hits and 2 RBIs, and Chi-hong Ahn with 2 hits and 1 RBI.

On the other hand, Doosan, which had a long way to go in its pursuit of 3rd place, raised the white flag early on as starter Won-Jun Choi was battered by allowing 5 hits (1 home run), 1 walk, and 3 runs in 1⅔ innings, and Shin-Ji Park collapsed with 8 hits, 1 walk, 1 out, and 5 runs in 2 innings. Doosan, which is playing an 8-game series, will travel to Seoul again on the 12th to play NC, the 3rd place competitor.

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