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Kim Kwang-hyun has 162 career wins…3rd on the all-time wins list, passing Jung Min-cheol.

SSG Landers left-handed pitcher Kim Kwang-hyun, 36, has moved into sole possession of third place on the Korean Baseball Organization’s (KBO) career wins list.

Kim started the first game of a doubleheader against Lotte at Sajik Stadium in Busan on Sept. 9 and pitched six scoreless innings. He gave up six hits and two walks, but didn’t allow an earned run thanks to his savvy game management. She struck out four. With his fourth win of the season and 162nd win of his league career, Kim Kwang-hyun moved past Jeong Min-cheol (161 wins) and current MBC Sports+ commentator Jung Min-cheol (92 wins). He is now third on the league’s all-time wins list behind Song Jin-woo (210 wins-retired) and fellow countryman Yang Hyun-jong (172 wins-KIA).

Kim Kwang-hyun earned his third win of the season and 161st win of his league career with a victory over Kiwoom in Incheon on April 10, but has struggled since then, failing to pick up a win in his last eight starts. In eight starts, he is winless with four losses and a 6.64 ERA. He was sent down to the second team after giving up seven runs on two three-run homers in the third inning against LG in Incheon last month. Kim Kwang-hyun, who returned from the second team with just over 10 days of rest, held the Lotte lineup to 88 pitches through the sixth inning. His fastball topped out at 147 mph and he mixed in a slider and changeup. He was hit by a pitch, but induced three double plays to get out of trouble. SSG defeated Lotte 5-2 behind Kim Kwang-hyun’s strong pitching performance.

“I was personally disappointed that I couldn’t keep winning, but I felt the most sorry for the team,” said Kim Kwang-hyun after the game, adding, “(The third place in career wins) is a meaningful record for a starting pitcher. I want to accumulate more wins in the future.” In the second game of the doubleheader, Lotte won 5-3. Wilkerson pitched seven and two-thirds 카지노 innings of three-run ball to earn his sixth win of the season.

In Jamsil, KIA defeated Dusan 8-2 to close the gap on first-place LG by half a game. KIA starter Yoon Young-cheol earned his fifth win of the season with five innings of five-hit, three-strikeout ball. On offense, Na Sung-beom drove in two runs with a triple in the first inning and Choi Won-joon hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning to put the game out of reach at 4-0.

In Suwon, KT defeated No. 1 LG 11-2 to snap a five-game losing streak. KT starter Benjamin pitched five and one-third scoreless innings to pick up his fifth win of the season. Benjamin extended his win streak to five games against LG. KT’s Mal Rojas Jr. joined SSG’s Choi Jung and KT’s Kang Baek-ho in the home run lead with his 17th (one-run) in the second inning and 18th (two-run) in the seventh.

In Gochuk, Samsung snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over Kiwoom. Samsung starter Lee Seung-hyun pitched six shutout innings to pick up his fourth win of the season (3-3). Samsung’s Park Byung-ho hit his seventh three-run home run of the season in the seventh inning. In Daejeon, Hanwha and NC tied 3-3 after 12 extra innings. Hanwha manager Kim Kyung-moon is one win shy of 900 for his career.


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