‘LG Big Boy of Fear, ML TOP-class batting speed was real → Sweeping big explosion’ Exhilarating come-from-behind victory over KT
The LG Twins won a come-from-behind victory over the KT Wiz with Lee Jae-won’s sweeping 3 RBIs and timely doubles, which boasted tremendous batting speed. Now, on the 18th, the main character of the winning series will be decided in the final confrontation of three consecutive matches during the week.
The LG Twins won 7-3 in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League home game against KT Wiz at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the 17th. With this, LG, who lost 7-12 the previous day (16th), successfully counterattacked and returned the weekday series to the starting point with 1 win and 1 loss. LG marked 23 wins and 14 losses. On the other hand, KT recorded 10 wins, 2 draws and 23 losses without continuing the rise of the previous day.
Ahead of the game, LG coach Yeom Gyeong-yeop said of Lee Jae-won, “Once you hit the center of the bat, you have the ability to hit balls that are good enough to become a 30% hitter. The swing line and quality of batting balls are good. Above all, he can hit the batting speed of more than 170 km. He has not only the power he has, but also his swing speed. (Battle speed) is the fastest. It is at the top level in the major leagues. The more he plays, the more his skills will improve.”
Yeom Gyeong-yeop (left), LG Twins coach, encourages Lee Jae-won, who scored 4 times.
At the beginning of the game, KT was on pace. After one out, Kim Sang-soo hit a double that fell inside the right field against Lim Chan-gyu. Subsequent Alford grounded out shortstop. However, Park Byeong-ho struck a timely hit in the right middle and called second base runner Kim Sang-soo home
. However, after that, when Kim Hyun-soo was at bat, he was caught by Schulser’s check ball and was out.
KT added 1 point again at the beginning of the 2nd inning. Lim Chan-gyu allowed lead hitter Park Kyung-soo to walk straight. Jun-Won Jang made a clean sacrifice bunt in front of the catcher, making it 1 out and 2 base. Here Kang Baek-ho hit a double at the right time to make it 2-0.
LG seized another good opportunity in the bottom of the second inning. After one out, Oh Ji-hwan went to second base with a walk and a wild throw. Moon Bo-kyung stepped down with a strikeout, but Park Dong-won walked after an 8-pitch game. The next hitter is Lee Jae-won. However, this time Lee Jae-won’s bat did not explode. After a six-pitch match, he withdrew with a looking strikeout.
But the second at-bat was completely different. In the bottom of the 4th inning, LG still trailed 0-2. In the first and second base chances created by lead batter Austin’s left-center hit and Austin’s walk, Moon Bo-gyeong succeeded in a fake bunt and slash operation to make up for one point. Schulser allowed Park Dong-won to walk, causing a bases-loading crisis.
◆ Match: Chance to load the bases safely in the bottom of the 4th inning when LG trailed by 0-2. And Lee Jae-won’s insane batting speed ‘sweeping’
The next hitter is Lee Jae-won. It was the winning point of the match that day. Jaewon Lee had no hesitation. He successfully hit the cutter (140 km) driven into the middle of Shuser. The ball went straight toward center fielder Alford. Did Alford initially judge that he could catch it with an ordinary straight stroke? He hesitated for a moment, then started to backtrack. Lee Jae-won’s hitting speed was so fast that it was not easy to judge the batted ball.
According to Sport TV, which was in charge of the game that day, his batting speed reached a whopping 181.8 km. Lee Jae-won’s batted ball drew a parabola with a low trajectory and far exceeded Alford’s height. His batted ball rolled all the way to the middle wall. In the meantime, all three runners from LG hit home. Lee Jae-won’s decisive sweep was a timely double with 3 RBIs. Lee Jae-won, who showed a batting speed of 177.8km (distance of 136m) in the bottom of the 4th inning against KT the previous day with a home run. And it was the moment when he proved his strength once again in this match.
Lee Jae-won of LG shares the joy with his teammates after scoring in the 4th inning.
Continuing on, Lee Jae-won went to third base when Kim Min-seong sacrificed a bunt, and then stepped on the groove when Hong Chang-ki hit the ball in the middle of the match. The score was 5-2. As the batting line spewed fire, LG starter Lim Chan-gyu began to exert more force. At the beginning of the 5th inning, KT 4, 5, 6 were treated as a three-way offense.메이저놀이터
Lee Jae-won’s presence shone once again at the end of the 5th inning. After a run, LG created opportunities for second and third base with Moon Bo-kyung’s hit and Park Dong-won’s double. The next hitter is Lee Jae-won. At this time, the KT bench instructed an automatic intentional four-ball. As a result, KT’s choice was right. The next batter, Kim Min-seong, was caught with a double stroke in front of the third baseman, ending the inning.
From the 6th episode, LG started using the newly created Pil Seung-jo at the beginning of this season. Park Myeong-geun took the mound as the second pitcher and gave up a walk to lead batter Jo Yong-ho. However, after striking out Park Kyung-soo, he induced Jang Jun-won to double-strike in front of the first baseman and deleted the 6th inning. LG ran away with 1 run in the bottom of the 6th inning. Kim Hyun-soo, who returned to the starting lineup after Park Hae-min’s double after a run, completed the multi-hit game with a timely hit in the middle left (6-2).
KT sovereignty is fighting back on the 17th.
LG scored 1 more point in the 7th inning and practically put a wedge in the game. While KT lowered the sovereignty and raised Lee Chae-ho, lead hitter Park Dong-won went on base with a hit in the middle right. Here, the LG bench showed its will to score additional points by replacing Park Dong-won with substitute Shin Min-jae. Shin Min-jae took advantage of the pitcher’s check throw error, went to second base, and succeeded in stealing third base. Lee Jae-won lowered his head on a grounder from shortstop, but Shin Min-jae scored when pinch hitter Mun Seong-
ju grounded in front of pitcher. However, he scored 1 run. After a run, Hong Hyun-bin’s right-center hit followed by a pinch hitter, Jang Seong-woo, was induced with a ground ball in front of the pitcher, but the throw to second base fell into the outfield. error. In the meantime, Hong Hyun-bin went to third base, and when Jang Joon-won made a sacrifice hit, he stepped home.
Lim Chan-kyu of LG clenches his fist after pitching the fifth inning.
- KT Wiz two-batter record : KT’s starter Schulser took 5 innings (96 pitches), 9 hits, 5 walks, 3 strikeouts and 5 runs (5 earned runs), and took the 5th loss (1 win) of the season. The last 4 losses. On this day, the highest speed of the fastball came up to 152 km. Then, in his first appearance this season, Sovereignty marked 1 inning, 2 hits, 1 walk, 1 run (1 earned run). Afterwards, Lee Chae-ho (1 run in ⅓ innings), Jo Hyun-woo (1 ⅓ innings), and Lee Seon-woo (⅓ innings) took the mound in turn. In the 10-hit lineup, Kim Sang-soo had 3 hits and Kang Baek-ho had 2 hits, respectively.
- LG Twins two-hit record : LG starter Lim Chan-gyu succeeded in achieving 3 wins (undefeated) in the season by minimizing runs with 8 hits, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts and 2 runs (2 earned) in 5 innings (84 pitches). He threw 40 fastballs, and the highest velocity came out to 146km. He threw a mix of 23 changeups, 18 curveballs and 3 sliders each. Park Myeong-geun, Yoo Young-chan, Lee Jeong-yong, and Ham Deok-joo came out in turn and were responsible for one inning each. Lee Jeong-yong was the only bullpen pitcher to record a run. In the LG lineup, which scored 15 hits, Park Hae-min and Moon Bo-kyung swung 3 hits. In addition, Hong Chang-ki, Kim Hyun-soo, and Park Dong-won also contributed to the team’s victory with multi-hits.
KT Wiz vs. LG Twins starting lineup (May 17, Jamsil Baseball Stadium)
- KT Wiz : Kang Baek-ho (right fielder) – Kim Sang-su (shortstop) – Alford (center fielder) – Park Byeong-ho (designated hitter) – Moon Sang-cheol (1st baseman) – Kim Jun-tae (catcher) – Cho Yong-ho (left fielder) – Park Kyung-soo (2nd baseman) – Jang Jun-won The starting batting order was organized in the order of (third baseman). Unlike the previous day, Alford returned to the starting lineup. The starting pitcher is Schulser.
- LG Twins : Hong Chang-ki (right fielder) – Park Hae-min (center fielder) – Kim Hyun-su (designated hitter) – Austin (1st baseman) – Oh Ji-hwan (shortstop) – Moon Bo-gyeong (3rd baseman) – Park Dong-won (catcher) – Lee Jae-won (left fielder) – Kim Min-seong (2nd baseman) The starting batting order was organized in the order of base number). Moon Seong-joo started the game on the bench in the aftermath of a collision with the first base referee the previous day. The starting pitcher is Lim Chan-gyu.