‘5th place Mercury’ SSG beat Lotte to escape for 2 consecutive losses… ‘Multi-hit including Jihoon Choi home runs’

SSG Landers won their first game of the second half and maintained their fifth place.

SSG beat the Lotte Giants 7-4 in the professional baseball 2024 Shinhan SOL Bank KBO League home game held at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 9th.업소알바

SSG, which had to go down to sixth place after losing to the NC Dinos (0.494, 40 wins, 41 losses, 2 draws), recovered a winning rate of 0.500 (42 wins, 42 losses, 1 draw) and ranked fifth.

Lotte dedicated the winning run with a fatal error.

In the bottom of the eighth inning with a 4-4 score, SSG took the opportunity with a walk by leadoff hitter Park Sung-han.

The next batter, Kim Min-sik, attempted a sacrifice bunt, and Lotte pitcher Kim Sang-soo grabbed the ball and moved slowly toward first base to make a throwing motion.

However, Kim Sang-soo’s throw turned away second baseman Ko Seung-min’s glove, which covered the first base, and flew over the foul line to the fence.

In the meantime, first baseman Park Sung-han ran to the home ground. It was the finishing point on the day.

SSG beat Lotte starter Han Hyun-hee to score three runs in the bottom of the first inning.

Jihoon Choi hit Han Hyun-hee’s fastball and hit the first batter’s home run in the bottom of the first inning for the second time in his career.

SSG gained additional points with Choi Jeong’s double to left field and Park Sung-han’s double to penetrate the third baseman, and Kim Min-sik’s timely hit to the right-center with two outs and a runner on second base led to a 3-0 run.

Lotte chased Jeon Joon-woo’s two-run shot to the left in the top of the third inning with two outs and a runner on the first base.

However, SSG ran away again in the bottom of the sixth inning with Park Sung-han hitting a timely hit during an RBI in the middle of the sixth inning with one out and a second base made by Choi Jeong’s left-center double.

Lotte didn’t give up either.

After two outs in the top of the eighth inning, Jeon Joon-woo’s right-handed hit and Victor Reyes’ walk made the first and second bases, and Na Seung-yeop hit SSG right-handed bullpen Cho Byung-hyun’s fastball of 149km/h to hit an RBI timely hit to the right.

With two outs and runners on the second and third bases, SSG closer Moon Seung-won committed a wild pitch, and Lotte turned the game to square one with 4-4.

It was a tough tie, but Lotte completely collapsed after making a fatal error.

SSG, which led 5-4 again in the bottom of the eighth inning due to Lotte pitcher Kim Sang-soo’s throwing error at first base with no outs, solidified its victory by hitting a timely hit to the right on the third base with no outs, and Jihoon Choi hit a sacrifice fly to right field on the first and third bases with one out that led to Lee Ji-young’s sacrifice bunt and Park Ji-hwan’s infield hit.

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