“The stepping stone to today’s victory was starter Lee Jung-yong’s perfect pitching.”
Yeom Gyeong-yeop, LG Twins coach, gave Lee Jeong-yong a round of applause.
LG, led by coach Yeom, won a 안전놀이터 10-0 home game against the Hanwha Eagles in the 2023 professional baseball KBO league held at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the 1st. The previous day (August 31), LG broke off a 3-game losing streak against Doosan Bears in Jamsil, and quickly refreshed the atmosphere by winning 2 games in a row.
In addition, the leader LG (67 wins, 2 draws, 41 losses) widened the gap to 5.5 games as the second place KT Wiz (63 wins, 2 draws, 48 losses) fell to Kiwoom Heroes 2-6 on the same day.
The performance of starting pitcher Lee Jeong-yong was dazzling. Distributing 86 balls, he blocked 6 innings with 5 hits, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts, and no runs, earning his 6th win (1 loss) of the season. Jung Woo-yeong (1 inning scoreless), Lee Ji-gang (1 inning scoreless score), Yun Ho-sol (1 inning scoreless score), who came to the mound after that, also did their part.
After the game, LG coach Yeom Kyung-yeop gave a thumbs up, saying, “The foundation for today’s victory was Lee Jung-yong’s perfect pitching.”
The presence of the batting line, which drove 11 hits and 10 runs, also shone. Among them, Hyun-soo Kim (2 hits in 3 at-bats, 4 RBIs), Austin Dean (3 hits in 3 at-bats, 2 RBIs), and Moon Bo-kyung (2 hits in 3 at-bats, 2 RBIs) led the attack wielding fire bats. The final stroke belonged to Park Dong-won (4 at-bats, 1 RBI), who scored an RBI on a ground ball at the bottom of the 4th inning with 1 out, 2nd and 3rd base.
Manager Yeom said, “In the attack, Dong-Won Park took the lead in the game. In a situation where additional points were desperately needed (at the end of the 5th inning), Kim Hyun-soo’s 2 RBIs played a decisive role in the victory,” he said. .
Finally, coach Yeom Kyung-yeop said, “We were able to win today thanks to the support of the fans who filled the stands. He said thank you and left the ground.