‘Ko Young-pyo 2 wins & Jang Seong-woo wedge gun’ 2 consecutive wins KT drives SSG to 3 consecutive losses

KT took the lead in the SSG 3-game series with the good fight of ‘Landers Killer’ Koh Young-pyo.

KT Wiz won 4-2 in the first match of the season against SSG Landers in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Suwon KT Wiz Park on the 18th. 

KT recorded 6 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in the season by running 2 wins in a row with the baseline suppression in 3 consecutive matches. On the other hand, SSG, which fell into a 3-game losing streak, went 8-5. 

The early flow was SSG’s charge. However, the silence of the third hitter, Choi Jeong, was disappointing. In the 1st inning, Choo Shin-soo and Choi Ji-hoon’s consecutive hits led to shortstop double hits at 1st and 2nd base, and in the 3rd inning, 1st and 2nd basemen met with Choo Shin-soo’s sand ball and Choi Ji-hoon’s hit, and the third baseman poured cold water on them. . 

KT broke the balance of 0 in 3 times. First-out third baseman Kim Min-hyeok took the lead with a 1-run infield grounder, greeted by Shin Bong-ki’s double and Kim Sang-soo’s true base, and following Kang Baek-ho’s walk, Anthony Alford hit a 1-run double to widen the gap. 

In the fourth inning, Seong-Woo Jang, who took the lead, hit a runaway solo home run. In 1B-1S, SSG starter Moon Seung-won’s 3rd fastball (143km) was caught and connected to the season’s beastly home run. Afterwards, Park Kyung-soo walked, Shin Bong-gi hit four balls, and Kim Min-hyeok set the table with two outs loaded with a right-handed hit. 

SSG launched a counterattack in the 6th. Choo Shin-soo and Choi Ji-hoon hit consecutively, and Choi Jeong was safely loaded with four balls. Joo-Hwan Choi struck out on a swing, but Guillermo Heredia scored an RBI in a timely manner, and Hanyu-Som pursued the game by 2 points with a sacrifice fly. However, Park Seong-han’s walk led to a full base, and Jeon Ui-san was only a floating ball to center fielder and could not be saved.  안전놀이터

KT starter Ko Young-pyo won his 2nd win (1 loss) of the season with a good pitching of 7 hits, 4 walks, 4 strikeouts and 2 runs in 7 innings. Park Young-hyun and Kim Jae-yoon followed suit, Park Young-hyun held the season 3, and Kim Jae-yoon took the 2nd save. In the other lineup, Alford and Shin Bong-gi played a three-hit game side by side.

On the other hand, SSG starter Moon Seung-won suffered his first loss (1 win) of the season with 5 hits (1 home run), 3 walks, 5 strikeouts and 4 runs in 4⅔ innings. Choi Ji-hoon’s 4-hit hit was overshadowed by his 3-game losing streak.

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