Lotte won 2-1 in the 7th game of the season against LG in the 2023메이저사이트 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on the 23rd. Lotte overcame the shock of a sweep loss in the previous three consecutive away matches against KT Wiz and escaped from three consecutive losses.
Lotte won a come-from-behind victory against LG thanks to starting pitcher Park Se-woong’s good pitching with 1 run in 8 innings and Park Seung-wook’s final hit in the 9th inning. Lotte won the confrontation with ‘Elotrasico’ LG and recorded an advantage with 4 wins and 3 losses in the opponent’s record this season.
On this day, Lotte Park Se-woong raised the atmosphere of the team, which had been subdued by three consecutive losses, by blocking the LG batting line, which is recording the strongest batting average among the 10 clubs this season, with only 92 balls in 8 innings, the most this season. Park Seung-wook contributed to the team’s victory by pulling out a valuable come-from-behind hit in the 9th inning.
In this match, Lotte and LG played a tight game like ‘Elotrasico’. Starting pitchers from both teams, Lotte Park Se-woong and LG Casey Kelly, had a fierce pitching battle. Park Se-woong and Kelly tied the opposing team’s batting line tightly and did not allow a single point until the 6th inning.
Park Se-woong got off to a clean start in the first inning, turning LG’s 1st to 3rd batters with two outfield fly balls and an infield grounder. Except for allowing one hit to Moon Seong-joo in the 3rd inning, Park Se-woong treated all of the 1st, 2nd, and 4th to 6th innings as tripartite pitches, pitching like an ace pitcher on the team.Park Se-woong lost his first run to LG in the 7th inning. Park Se-woong allowed hits to LG’s No. 1 hitter Hong Chang-ki and No. 3 hitter Kim Hyun-soo, facing a crisis of conceding 1 company and 1st and 3rd base. Park Se-woong had to pay fourth batter Austin to turn it into a ground ball, but in the meantime, third base runner Hong Chang-ki arrived home. Lotte allowed a first run. Park Se-woong struck out Oh Ji-hwan, the follow-up hitter, and did not concede any additional runs.Lotte succeeded in tying the score by drawing the first run to LG pitcher Kelly in the attack in the beginning of the 8th inning. Lotte opened the attack with 8th hitter Yoo Kang-nam going to base with a hit in front of the left fielder. Lotte replaced Yoo Kang-nam with Hwang Seong-bin as the main runner. Lotte coach Larry Sutton attempted a bunt strategy at the plate with Kim Min-seok.
Kim Min-seok succeeded in bunting, and first base runner Hwang Seong-bin reached third base after LG shortstop Oh Ji-hwan interfered with running. Lotte faced a situation of 1 company and 3 base. Ko Seung-min calmly hit a sacrifice hit in front of a large center fielder. Third base runner Hwang Seong-bin came home comfortably. Lotte created a 1-1, tie situation.
Park Se-woong also climbed the mound in the 8th inning. Park Se-woong increased Park Dong-won, Moon Bo-gyeong, and Moon Seong-joo to 6 innings by treating all infield ground balls with only 9 balls. Park Se-woong finished with only 92 balls until the 8th inning.
In the ninth inning, Lotte took on the challenge of a comeback with lead batter Jeon Jun-woo on base against LG-changed pitcher Go Woo-seok. Lotte got on base after Jeon Jun-woo calmly watched Go Woo-seok’s ball and got a walk. Subsequent hitter An Chi-hong hit Go Woo-seok’s ball with a technical blow and landed in front of the left fielder. Lotte immediately faced an opportunity for a dramatic reversal of 1st and 3rd base. However, Lee Hak-joo struck out and the situation changed to 1st and 3rd base.
Lotte’s solution was Park Seung-wook. Batter 7 Park Seung-wook pushed the ball away from Go Woo-seok and pulled out an RBI double going forward to the left fielder. Lotte succeeded in reversing, 2-1.
In the ninth inning, Lotte tried to finish for victory by putting Kim Won-joong on the mound instead of Park Se-woong. Kim Won-joong recorded a double hit in the 9th inning and won the team 2-1.