KIA Tigers won a come-from-behind victory over Kiwoom Heroes.
KIA won a thrilling 3-2 come-from-behind victory against Kiwoom at the Gwangju-Kia Champions Field on the 20th. With this victory, KIA ran 4 consecutive victories.
KIA scored first in the first inning, but allowed 2 runs in the 2nd inning and reversed. However, thanks to Socrates’ two-run home run in the third inning, the team reversed the situation and kept the score intact to win.
On this day, starter Medina gave up 2 runs in 5 innings, but Ki-Young Lim (1.1 innings), Jun-Young Lee (0.1 innings), Sang-Hyeon Jeon (0.2 innings), Ji-Min Choi (0.2 innings), and Hae-Young Jung (1 innings) took the mound in turn and pitched a scoreless pitch, and Medina won. kept
After the game, KIA coach Kim Jong-guk said, “Medina played the role of starting pitcher well, blocking the opponent’s batting line with 2 runs in 5 innings. He started the bullpen a little quickly, but there were crisis situations, but he did his part well by steadily catching out counts for each pitcher who came up.”
He also praised the batting line that led to the victory by scoring three points. Coach Kim said, “It was not easy to score because opponent starter Hurado was good, but Socrates hit a two-run home run in the final with a one-run lead, and we were able to bring the stakes back to our side. I look forward to seeing him connect with a long hit at a chance like today 안전놀이터.”
In the batting lineup, Socrates led the team with 2 hits in 4 at-bats (1 home run) and 2 RBIs, and Kim Seon-bin recorded 2 hits in 4 at-bats and 1 RBI, leading the victory.
On this day, 19,030 spectators visited the Champions Field and cheered enthusiastically. Coach Kim said, “I think it is more meaningful because it was a one-point victory in a close match. It feels good to repay you with a victory in front of a crowd of almost 10,000 people. I sincerely thank you and I will do my best tomorrow.