“Beaucanon 7 innings of all-out pitching + 2 hits of Pirella”…Samsung defeated NC 8-0 → Escaped 3 consecutive losses
“Rainy Rain” became “Sweet Rain” for the Samsung Lions. Samsung escaped from its third straight loss thanks to “Ace” David Buchanan’s good pitching.
Samsung won an away game against NC Dinos in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Changwon NC Park on the 8th, making 29 wins and 48 losses (0.377) of the season. NC had 37 wins, one draw, and 37 losses, which matched the winning rate of 50%.
Samsung has set up a lineup in the order of Kim Hyun-joon (center fielder), Kim Dong-jin (second baseman), Koo Ja-wook (nominated hitter), Kang Min-ho (catcher), Hose Pirella (left fielder), Ryu Ji-hyuk (first baseman), Kang Han-ul (third baseman), Kim Sung-yoon (right fielder), and Lee Jae-hyun (shortstop). The starting pitcher is Buchanan.
NC organized the lineup in the order of Son Ah-seop (right fielder), Choi Jung-won (center fielder), Park Min-woo (second baseman), Kwon Hee-dong (designated hitter), Jason Martin (left fielder), Yoon Hyung-joon (first baseman), Kim Soo-yoon (third baseman), Park Se-hyuk (catcher), and Kim Joo-won (shortstop). Shin Min-hyuk started as a starting pitcher.
Samsung took the lead early in the game. Samsung scored the first run with Kim Dong-jin’s sacrifice fly after taking a chance to first and third bases with one out due to a walk and Shin Min-hyuk’s throwing error in the top of the third inning. In the top of the fourth inning, Pirella pulled Shin Min-hyuk’s five-ball cut fastball and fired a solo shot over the left wall. The score is 2-0.
Samsung, which needed a running score, firmly secured its victory in the middle of the game. After Lee Jae-hyun’s two-run timely hit with one out and a full base in the top of the sixth inning, Kim Hyun-joon’s ground ball with one out and runners on first and third base scored three runs in an inning with third baseman Kim Sung-yoon scored.
In the top of the seventh inning, Pirella 메이저놀이터 hit a triple in the second and third bases with no outs after Koo Ja-wook’s hit and Kang Min-ho’s double, bringing both runners home. When Ryu Ji-hyuk, a follow-up hitter, made a sacrifice fly, he also stepped home, and the gap between the two teams widened to eight points.
The bullpen, which was in charge of the mound from the eighth inning, also finished the game neatly. Lee Jae-ik in the eighth inning and Jang Pil-jun in the ninth inning each blocked one inning without losing a point to complete the Youngbong victory.
Starting pitcher Buchanan achieved quality start plus (QS+) and six wins of the season with two hits, two outs and five strikeouts in seven innings. In the batting line, Pirella, who hit only two long hits with home runs and triplets, swung hard with two hits and three RBIs in four at-bats, while Koo Ja-wook and Kim Sung-yoon also contributed to the team’s victory with multi-hit performances. As a result, taking a day off due to rain cancellation was a great help to Samsung.
On the other hand, NC starter Shin Min-hyuk took the loss with four hits (one home run), one walk, and two runs (one earned run) in four innings. Lee Yong-joon (one run in one inning), Cho Min-seok (two runs in one inning), and Bae Min-seo (three runs in one inning) all scored runs, while only the fifth pitcher Kim Tae-hyun, who played two innings, had no runs. The batters remained silent throughout the nine innings without scoring.
“Rainy Rain” became “Sweet Rain” for the Samsung Lions. Samsung escaped from its third straight loss thanks to “Ace” David Buchanan’s good pitching. Samsung won an away game against NC Dinos in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Changwon NC Park on the 8th, making 29 wins and 48 losses (0.377) of the…