Doosan Bears secured a winning series in Gwangju.
Doosan won 8-3 in the 14th game of the season against the KIA토토사이트 Tigers of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Gwangju-KIA Champions Field on the 17th, recording 63 wins, 1 draw, and 57 losses.
On the mound, starting pitcher Raul Alcantara’s excellent pitching shined. Alcantara, who threw 106 pitches, recorded his 13th win of the season, allowing 8 hits, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts, and 3 runs in 6 innings. Kim Myeong-shin (14 pitches, 1 inning, no hits, no walks, no runs) – Kim Kang-ryul (8 pitches, ⅔ innings, 1 hit, no outs, no runs) – Hong Geon-hee (28 pitches, 1 inning, 2 hits, 1 out, 2 strikeouts, 2 runs) – Jeong Cheol-won (9 pitches, 1 inning, 2 hits, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts, 2 runs) The bullpen pitchers, who pitched ⅓ innings with no hits, no walks, no walks, one strikeout, and no runs, also performed well.
The batting line, which had been tied down to Thomas Panoni 11 days ago, completely succeeded in getting revenge. Yang Seok-hwan hit hard with 3 hits in 5 at-bats, 4 RBIs, and Seung-ho Kang and Jun-young Park, who continued their upward trend with home runs in two consecutive games, led the team with 3 hits in 5 at-bats (1 home run) and 1 RBI, and 1 hit in 4 at-bats (1 home run) and 1 RBI, respectively. contributed to the victory. Jo Su-haeng also lived up to the coach’s expectations with 3 hits and 1 RBI in 4 at-bats. Kang Seung-ho, who had a ‘reverse natural cycling hit’ in the previous game, also came close to having a cycling hit today with a home run, a hit, and a double.
After the game, Doosan coach Lee Seung-yeop applauded the hitters’ performance, saying, “The batting lineup performed evenly and showed a well-organized performance. Yang Seok-hwan, who showed clutch ability at every opportunity, and Park Jun-young, who hit home runs in two consecutive games in a tense situation, brought the victory.” sent.
Manager Lee continued, “Kang Seung-ho continued the momentum with his performance that matched his true record once again. Although it was not a cycling hit, he shone sufficiently. I also praise Jo Soo-haeng, who recorded 3 hits in the 9th batting order,” and “On the mound, starting pitcher Alcantara was of high quality. He said, “He played his role as a starter. The bullpen team that took the mound after him also showed stability.”
Finally, Coach Lee Seung-yeop said, “I can feel that the entire team is working together. Every game is important, and I will do my best to show the fans as good as I am now.”
Doosan will challenge for a series sweep and 7 consecutive wins with Kwak Bin as the starter in the last game of the 3-game series against KIA on the 18th.