The NC Dinos rode Kyle Hart’s best pitching performance of the season and two home runs to a sweep.

The Dinos won the fourth game of their season series against the Lotte Giants 4-0 on April 26 at NC Park in Changwon, South Korea. With the victory, the NC snapped a two-game losing streak and earned its 17th win of the season (11-1). They also remained in sole possession of second place in the standings. The team is also 3-1 against Lotte this season. On the other hand, last-place Lotte, who failed to extend their winning streak, added their 18th loss of the season (8-1).

Home team NC Dinos starting lineup = Son As-seob (designated hitter)-Seo Ho-cheol (third baseman)-Park Gun-woo (right fielder)-Davidson (first baseman)-Kwon Hee-dong (left fielder)-Kim Sung-wook (center fielder)-Choi Jung-won (second baseman)-Kim Hyung-joon (catcher)-Kim Joo-won (shortstop) Starting pitcher Hart

NC was without starting second baseman Park Min-woo in the starting lineup today. Park was left out to rest.

Rookie Choi Jung-won was named the starting second baseman.

Lotte was without Hwang Sung-bin, 토토사이트 who has a sore hamstring for the second straight game, and had a replacement in the lineup.

With Hart and Barnes facing off, a tight pitching matchup was expected, and that’s exactly how the game unfolded. Both starting pitchers were quick to get outs early on.

Back-to-back singles by Son Ho-young and Kim Min-sung put runners on first and third in the top of the second inning, but Hart struck out Han Dong-hee, then got Park Seung-wook to ground out to short and Son Sung-bin to fly out to right field to end the threat.

Lotte threatened again in the top of the third, loading the bases with one out on Jung Hoon’s single, but Reyes’ next at-bat ended the threat.

NC broke the 0-0 tie. In the bottom of the third inning, NC broke through with a solo home run by Kim Hyung-joon. With one out and no runners on base, Kim hit a 146-kilometer fastball from Barnes for a solo home run to left field.

After Lotte’s offense came up empty in the fourth inning, NC answered with another home run in the bottom of the fourth. After leadoff hitter Seo Ho-cheol singled, Park Gun-woo followed with a walk, and it looked like the chances were over. But with two outs, Davidson blasted a solo home run to left-center field. He took Barnes’ 134-kilometer changeup for a 125-meter solo home run over the left-center field fence.

The two solo home runs gave NC a 2-0 lead.

Hart’s no-hitter continued. In the top of the fifth, he struck out three batters on seven pitches, and Barnes didn’t get into any trouble other than allowing two home runs. NC put runners on second and third in the bottom of the sixth with a single by Seo Ho-chul and a double by Park Gun-woo, but Barnes struck out Davidson on a wild pitch to end the threat.

Hart, who also struck out three in the seventh, reached 100 pitches before being removed. His final line was seven innings, four hits, 10 strikeouts and no walks. Barnes was removed from the mound after six innings of two-run ball with no run support.

NC led 2-0 late in the game. NC turned to its bullpen in the top of the eighth inning. Han Jae-seung retired Han Dong-hee on a grounder to second base and Park Seung-wook on a strikeout in the top of the eighth, and then Son Sung-bin on a grounder to third base.

NC had a wedge opportunity in the bottom of the eighth.

With one out, Kim Joo-won and Son Asub singled. Seo Ho-cheol’s throw to the plate failed to clear the infield, but two outs later, Park Gun-woo came through with the game-winning hit. Park hit a two-run double to right-center field, 파워볼실시간 scoring both runners. NC took a 4-0 lead.

With a four-run lead, NC brought in Yoo Yong-chan to close out the top of the ninth. Yoo got Yoon Dong-hee to fly out to center field, but gave up a double to left-center to Ko Seung-min, who was called up for the day. One out, runners on first and second. After getting Reyes to fly out to center field for the second out, Lee got Jeon Jun-woo to fly out to right field to end the game.

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