After rain delays and extended battles Kiwoom fights back against Lotte
It was a tough game for both players and spectators. Kiwoom won a hard-fought victory over Lotte. The game lasted more than six hours due to rain delays and overtime. In the top of the 10th inning, Kiwoom’s Song Sung-moon put an end to a long, long game with a single to left-center field. Kiwoom defeated Lotte by a single run, 7-6, and clinched the first three-game series of the second half. The game wasn’t easy. Kiwoom took a 3-0 lead in the top of the third inning thanks to a sacrifice fly by Kim Hye-sung and Dawson’s first KBO home run, but gave up four runs in the bottom of the inning. Kiwoom came close to tying the game again in the top of the fifth, but in the top of the sixth, the game was suspended for an hour and 26 minutes due to rain. When the game resumed, Song Sung-moon’s RBI double in the top of the eighth inning seemed to put Kiwoom back on top, but Lotte pinch-hitter Jeon Jun-woo’s two-run homer in the bottom of the inning tied the game. In the end, Song Sung-moon closed out the game in extra innings. “When it was stopped, my hunger got the better of me, so I ate about five fish cakes inside and rested for a while… I think I went in with the mindset of ‘I’ll figure it out’.” The match, 카지노사이트킹 which started at 5 p.m., ended six hours and 10 minutes later. The game also saw Lotte manager Sutton and Kiwoom Yong-gyu ejected for protesting a ball call and a swinging call, respectively. In the bottom of the eighth inning, KT rookie left fielder Jung Joon-young threw out a runner at home with a bullet-like throw. He saved the tie game! KT won the game 8-7 after a back-and-forth battle with Samsung, taking the best-of-seven series. Trailing 2-1 early in the game, KT rallied to take an 8-4 lead in the top of the fourth and seventh innings, led by Kim Min-hyuk, who drove in a pair of runs. Samsung scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth to pull within striking distance, but were ultimately thwarted by the rain.
The rest of the game was canceled due to rain.