There has been a change in the perception of LG’s leadership in professional baseball. 2nd place KT ran 3 consecutive wins and chased leader LG, who suffered 3 consecutive losses, by 4 and a half games.
KT Cuevas, who has been on an ‘invincible march’ since returning to the KBO stage in June, showed off a terrible performance yesterday (27th) against Lotte.안전놀이터
With a fastball of up to 148 km/h and a sharp slider as his main weapon, he blocked the Lotte lineup with 6 hits and 1 run with 6 strikeouts up to the 8th inning.
Cuevas has won 8 straight wins without loss in 12 games this season, and has continued his 10-game winning streak since last year.
In the 3rd inning, Hwang Jae-kyun’s timely hit kept the lead until the end, and kt swept 3 consecutive weekend games with Lotte with a 2-1 victory.
On the other hand, leading LG suffered a fatal 3-game losing streak to NC.
Starter Lim Chan-gyu threw a headshot to NC Park Gun-woo in the first inning and was sent off, and LG’s other line only scored two points to NC starter Seong-young Choi until the 6th inning, eventually kneeling 5-3 and being chased by KT by four and a half games.
In 3rd place SSG, finisher Seo Jin-yong recorded his first blown save this season, but Jeon Eui-san’s final blow in the 10th overtime beat Doosan and maintained a gap of one and a half games with KT.
With the performance of Choi Hyung-woo, who scored a two-run final run from Hanwha Mun Dong-ju in the 6th inning, when the score was tied 2-2, KIA defeated Hanwha and won 4 consecutive wins to keep 5th place.
Samsung defeated Kiwoom with starter Won Tae-in’s 7 scoreless innings and won 2 consecutive wins.