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SSG Landers overcame the adversity of losing Roenis Elias

The SSG Landers of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) overcame the adversity of losing starting pitcher Roenis Elias to a sudden pre-game injury to win their second straight game.

SSG won 3-0 against the Kiwoom Heroes of the Shinhan Bank SOL Bank KBO League 2024 at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea, on April 18 to earn their second straight victory.

Coming off a thrilling come-from-behind victory in their last game, SSG started Park Sung-han (shortstop), Oh Tae-gon (center fielder), Choi Jung (third baseman), Guillermo Heredia (designated hitter), Han Yu-seom (right fielder), Ha Jae-hoon (left fielder), Lee Ji-young (catcher), Go Myung-joon (first baseman), and Ahn Sang-hyun (second baseman). 토토사이트 Starting center fielder Choi Ji-hoon was removed from the starting lineup to rest, and starter Elias felt pain in his left side during pregame warm-ups and was replaced by Lee Ki-soon.

Despite the adverse circumstances, SSG overcame them all to earn the win. Heredia went 3-for-4 with a home run, one RBI, and one run scored, while Choi went 1-for-2 with a home run, one RBI, one run scored, and two walks. Go Myung-joon had the game-winning hit with an RBI single in the third inning. Starting pitcher Lee Ki-soon pitched 3⅔ innings of one-hit ball with five strikeouts and four walks, while the bullpen of Park Min-ho (1 1/3 scoreless innings), Han Doo-sol (2 scoreless innings), Lee I-ro (1 scoreless inning), and Moon Seung-won (1 scoreless inning) also pitched scoreless innings to preserve the win. Moon Seung-won earned his 14th save of the season.

The Kiwoom bats were limited to six scattered hits on the day.

They drew six walks, but were unable to capitalize at key moments. It was especially frustrating to see them miss back-to-back perfect opportunities in the fourth and fifth innings. Dawson’s multi-hit performance was overshadowed by his team’s loss. Lee Jong-min pitched five innings of three-hit ball with two walks, seven strikeouts and one earned run, but was unable to get any run support from his offense and took the loss. The bullpen of Cho Young-gun (3 innings, 2 runs) and Kim Sun-ki (1 inning, no runs) battled back, but couldn’t prevent the loss. It was their second straight loss and 13th straight home game.

Kiwoom drew back-to-back walks from Go Young-woo and Byun Sang-kwon in the bottom of the second inning, 토토사이트 순위 but Kim Hui-jip was stranded at second base and Kim Xiang was thrown out at the plate in left field.

SSG got on the board in the top of the third when leadoff hitter Lee Ji-young tripled. Go Myung-joon followed with an RBI single to give the team the lead. However, Ahn Sang-hyun and Park Sung-hyun both struck out and Oh Tae-gon was caught fouling out at first base to end the inning. In the fourth, leadoff hitter Choi Jung walked and Heredia singled to put runners on first and second with no outs, but Han Yoo-seom struck out and Ha Jae-hoon hit a 6-4-3 double play.

Kiwoom led off the bottom of the fourth with Lee Joo-hyung singling.

Choi Ju-hwan struck out, but Ko Young-woo drew a walk and Byun Sang-kwon struck out again. Pinch-hitter Song Sung-moon drew a walk to load the bases, and Kiwoom brought in pinch-hitter Park Soo-jong again. SSG replaced starter Lee Ki-soon with Park Min-ho. Park hit a grounder to shortstop to end the threat.

Kiwoom had a golden opportunity in the fifth inning. Kim Jae-hyun led off with a grounder to shortstop, but Dawson beat out the throw and Kim Hye-sung doubled. Lee Ju-hyung walked on a wild pitch to load the bases. However, Choi Joo-hwan struck out and Go Young-woo’s big hit was hit into the right-field corner to end the threat.

SSG added a crucial run in the top of the sixth when Oh Tae-gon grounded out to shortstop, but Choi Jung singled and Heredia followed with an RBI double. After advancing to third on a wild pitch, Heredia came home on a sacrifice fly by Han Yoo-seom to score another run.

Kiwoom threatened in the bottom of the seventh as Dawson led off with a double and Kim Hye-sung singled to put runners on second and third, but Lee Joo-hyung grounded into a double play.

SSG had runners on first and second in the top of the eighth after Choi Jung walked and Heredia singled. However, 메이저 토토사이트 Han Yoo-seom struck out and Ha Jae-hoon was thrown out at second base to end the threat.

Kiwoom kept its hopes alive in the bottom of the ninth when Park Soo-jong led off with a single. However, Kim Jae-hyun and Dawson struck out to put runners on the corners. Kim Hye-sung’s well-timed shot was caught by the center fielder to end the game.

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