NC won 2-1 against Doosan in the “2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League” at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the 19th with Kwon Hee-dong’s solo home run and Park Gun-woo’s timely hit.
With the victory, NC widened its gap with fourth-place Doosan by 3.5 games with two consecutive wins. With 66 wins, two draws and 53 losses, Doosan has 64 wins, two draws and 58 losses.
In the top of the first inning, leadoff hitter Son Ah-seop hit a hit against Doosan starter Jang Won-jun and got off to a good start. Since then, Park Min-woo’s sacrifice bunt has led to one out and second base, and Park Kyun-woo has two outs and first and second base with center fielder Fly Martin getting a walk, but Kwon Hee-dong’s foul fly missed the first run chance.
In the top of the third inning, Park Min-woo hit a double to get on base, and Park Kun-woo hit a timely hit to the middle field, taking the lead 1-0. 스포츠토토
Doosan was blocked by NC starter Peddy.. In the bottom of the third inning, Doosan had a chance to load the bases with two outs with Park Gye-beom’s hit, Pedi’s catch error, and Kim Jae-ho’s walk, and Yang Seok-hwan came into the batter’s box. Yang Seok-hwan struck out while watching the five-pitch two-seam fastball in the 2-2 ball count.
In the top of the sixth inning, Kwon Hee-dong hit Choi Won-jun’s 139km fastball from the fourth inning to cross the left fence, and NC ran away 2-0 with a solo home run.
By the end of the sixth inning, Peddy struck out 12 and completely blocked Doosan’s batting lineup. After Peddy went down, Doosan Rojas made a right-handed hit to Kim Young-kyu and advanced to second base before celebrating.
Park Min-woo, who entered the base cover right behind him, was holding the ball. Rojas, who did not see Park Min-woo in joy, held his arms high and swung close to Park’s face while performing a ceremony, and Park Min-woo looked surprised.
When Park Min-woo’s Rojas’ back pocket came out, Rojas smiled awkwardly and thanked him, and the two players smiled broadly.
Doosan chased Yang Eui-ji with a solo home run against Lee Yong-chan with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning when they were trailing 2-0, but failed to turn the game around.
NC, which is trying to win three consecutive games, predicted Tanner as the starter before the match against Doosan, and Doosan predicted Choi Seung-yong as the starter.