KIA will play Game 13 of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League season against SSG Landers at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 3rd. He won 12-4 in Game 12 the previous day (on the 2nd). Left-hander rookie Yoon Young-chul earned his eighth win (5 losses) of the season with seven hits (1 homer) and five strikeouts and three runs in five innings. 스포츠토토
Lee Eui-ji is the starting pitcher on the last day of the away game in Incheon. Lee Eui-ri has 10 wins and 6 losses and a 3.87 ERA in 21 games this season. On the 22nd of last month, he pitched two runs in four innings against KT Wiz. At that time, he complained of shoulder pain, so he couldn’t throw it long.
Lee Eui-ri, who needed recovery from shoulder inflammation, will take the mound in 12 days against SSG. This is his second appearance against SSG. His first appearance of the season was against SSG. On April 2, he became a winning pitcher with three runs (one earned run) in five innings.
The batting line is expected to support scoring. KIA hitters are quite hot. On the first day of the away match in Incheon, they won the game 10-2 on the 1st. Downed SSG foreign left-hander Roenis Elias, who had recently pitched well. The bullpen also collapsed.
KIA has scored 35 points in its last three games. The attack is exploding. In particular, Na Sung-beom, Choi Hyung-woo, and Socrates-centered hitters are doing quite well.
In the game on the 1st, Park Chan-ho had three hits (one homer) and two RBIs, Kim Do-young had three hits and one RBI, Na Sung-bum had three hits (one homer) and five RBIs and one walk, Choi Hyung-woo had one hit and Socrates had two hits (one homer).
In the game on the 2nd, Na Sung-bum led the attack with two hits (one homer) and two RBIs and one walk, Choi Hyung-woo had two hits and one RBI, and Socrates had two hits, three RBIs and two walks.
The KIA team’s batting average is second with .273 after LG (.282), which is the first place. However, if the record is narrowed down to the second half, the KIA team’s batting average is the best at .33%. He also has the best slugging percentage of .441. OPS is also the highest at .812.
Na Sung-bum has been hitting a batting average of .400 with 14 RBIs in the last 10 games. Choi Hyung-woo has a batting average of .447, higher than Na Sung-bum, with two home runs and 10 RBIs. Two players are hitting .400 hard in the last 10 games.
Behind them, foreign hitter Socrates has supported the attack with a batting average of .333, two home runs and 10 RBIs in the last 10 games. Three players are alternately acting as solvers among good hitters such as Park Chan-ho, Kim Do-young, and Kim Sun-bin.
KIA is aiming for its eighth consecutive win in two years since 2021 (July 1st to August 13th). It remains to be seen whether he will continue to be successful with his powerful attack.