It was, of course, the veteran’s power to put the opponent’s young blood to rest. SSG Landers returned the weekend series to the starting point amidst the performance of experienced players.
SSG won 5-0 in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO league away game against Lotte Giants held at Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan on the 20th. With this, SSG succeeded in avenging the previous day’s defeat and bringing Lotte back from the lead.
On this day, SSG Choi Ji-hoon (center fielder) – Park Sung-han (shortstop) – Choi Jeong (3rd baseman) – Guillermo Heredia (left fielder) – Choi Joo-hwan (1st baseman) – Hanyu-seom (right fielder) – Kim Seong-hyeon (2nd baseman) – Lee Jung-beom (designated hitter) – Kim Min-sik (catcher) started the game with the lineup. The starting pitcher was Kim Gwang-hyun.
The point to note was that veteran players in their 30s or older were lined up in the middle. In particular, players in their mid-30s were located in the infield, including first baseman Choi Joo-hwan (35), second baseman Kim Seong-hyeon (36), and third baseman Choi Jeong (36). Starting pitcher Kim Gwang-hyeon (35) is also a player who has gone through all of the prosthetic battles in his 17th year as a pro. Catcher Kim Min-sik (34) also has a lot of experience.
On the other hand, the opposing team, Lotte, has top hitter Kim Min-seok (19), a high school graduate this year, and players in their early and mid-20s, such as Yoon Dong-hee (20), Han Dong-hee (24), and Kim Min-soo (25), were deployed. Through ‘young blood’, he tried to play active baseball.
In the beginning, SSG showed a good start as Kim Gwang-hyun overpowered the Lotte lineup. Here, at the start of the 3rd inning, Kim Min-sik hit a double toward the right fence at the first run and second base, which was made due to an error in the opponent’s throwing, and scored the first point.
The wedge score in the 4th and 5th innings also did not come out without the veteran’s performance. In the 4th inning, Seong-Hyun Kim scored 1 RBI in a timely hit with a ball hit by Jeong Choi, a hit by Joo-Hwan Choi, and a 1-out full base made with 4 balls from Hanyu Island (34). In the 5th inning, Kim Seong-hyun scored two RBIs in a timely manner, and SSG ran away to 5-0.토토사이트
Choi Jeong, Choi Joo-hwan, Kim Seong-hyeon, and Kim Min-sik, who made multi-hits on the lineup that day, were all players in their 30s. In addition, SSG showed the fear of experience to Kim Gwang-hyun, who recorded 6 innings, 1 hit, 9 strikeouts, and no runs.
SSG coach Kim Won-hyung (51) also said after the game, “(Choi) Jeong-i and (Choi) Joo-hwan’s multi-hits, as well as (Kim) Seong-hyeon’s batting showing the value of a veteran, scored RBIs in every important situation to lighten the pitcher’s shoulders. everything,” he said with satisfaction.
Starter Kim Gwang-hyun also showed his dignity. He introduced the secret of good pitching, saying, “Lotte’s young hitters seem to attack fastballs a lot.