The NC Dinosaurs unleashed their firepower to defeat the KIA Tigers.
NC won 10-7 against visiting KIA in the Shinhan Bank SOL KBO Baseball League 2023 at KIA Champions Field in Gwangju on Sunday.
NC opened the scoring i메이저사이트 n the top of the third inning, chasing KIA starter Yoon Young-chul.
Starting with leadoff hitter Son As-seob, Park Min-woo, Park Geon-woo, and Jason Martin pounded out four consecutive hits to take a 3-0 lead.
With the bases loaded, Seo Ho-cheol, Do Tae-hoon, and Ahn Jung-yeol exploded for three straight hits to extend the lead to 6-0.
Yoon Young-cheol had a wild pitch when Ahn Jung-yeol batted, and the NC batters didn’t miss the opportunity.
With the bases loaded, Son Asub and Park Min-woo exploded for back-to-back RBI singles to make it a seven-run game.
In the fourth inning, NC capitalized on two hits and an error to make it 8-0.
NC, which looked like it would win easily, was plagued by KIA’s late offense.
Leading 10-1 in the bottom of the seventh, starter Taylor Widener gave up a three-run home run to Lee Chang-jin in left field, and relievers Cho Min-seok 메이저도메인 and Kim Young-gyu faltered and gave up three more runs to cut the deficit to 10-7.
However, NC pitched the remaining innings well to preserve the win, using reliever Lee Yong-chan in the eighth.
NC’s Park Min-woo went 4-for-5 with a home run, two RBIs and a run scored, while Son Asub, Park Gun-woo, Seo Ho-cheol and Do Tae-hoon each had three hits.
NC starter Widener improved to 2-1 on the season with six innings of four-hit ball, two walks, seven strikeouts and four runs (three earned).
Trailing 6-10 with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, KIA’s Choi Hyung-woo hit an RBI single up the middle off NC’s third pitcher Kim Young-gyu, tying him with Doosan Bears manager Lee Seung-yeop for the league lead in RBIs (1,498).