The Hanwha Eagles defeated the Doosan Bears with a big inning party in the 7th, breaking a scoreless silence of 16 consecutive innings. Hanwha found a turning point to aim for a rebound with the escape from 6 consecutive losses.
Hanwha won 8-3 against Doosan in Jamsil on May 3. With the victory on this day, Hanwha, the lowest in the league, escaped from 6 consecutive losses, and recorded 7 wins, 1 draw and 18 losses in the season.
The Hanwha batting line, which had been scoreless for 10 consecutive innings before the game, continued to be frustrated at the beginning of the game. In the beginning of the first inning, Hanwha failed to steal first base safely, and failed to score first due to a follow-up hitter misfire in the second base opportunity.
At the end of the second inning, Hanwha, who gave the first score due to a catch error by the third baseman, bowed his head with Chae Eun-sung striking out on a swing in the second out, first and second base opportunity at the beginning ㅋㅋㅋ벳of the third inning. In the top of the 4th inning, Noh Soo-gwang retreated with a double stroke in front of the pitcher even in a golden opportunity with one out and bases loaded. In the beginning of the 6th inning, Hanwha also failed to pursue with Moon Hyun-bin’s double hit.
It was the 7th inning that broke the frustrating flow of 16 consecutive scoreless innings. In the beginning of the 7th inning, Hanwha seized the chance to get 1 out, 1st and 2nd base with consecutive hits by Oh Shin-jin and Noh Su-gwang. Then Eun-Won Jeong hit a timely hit with an RBI against the changed pitcher Byung-Hun Lee.
luck followed. In Hanwha, the changed pitcher Jeong Cheol-won committed a wild throw in a 1 out 1 and 3 base situation and even made a come-from-behind score. Then, Noh Si-hwan even hit a timely hit in the middle of the infield to break through the forward defense.
After that, the timely hit show of Hanwha’s batting line unfolded. Choi Jae-hoon, Moon Hyun-bin, Oh Seon-jin, and Lee Won-seok struck a series of timely hits and completely destroyed the Doosan mound. An 8-run big inning that broke the scoreless silence of 16 innings was completed.
On the mound, starting pitcher Kim Min-woo’s reverse fight shone. Kim Min-woo achieved a quality start with 6 innings, 1 hit, 6 strikeouts, 4 walks and 1 run (visa book), and won the season’s beast girl. After that, the bullpen line leading to Kim Seo-hyun, Kang Jae-min, and Park Sang-won concluded the game.
In the team’s batting line, all batters except Chae Eun-seong recorded hits. In particular, it was a day when Moon Hyun-bin, who hit a crucial two RBIs and a double at the right time, shined. Jeong Eun-won also boasted a good sense of hitting with 3 hits, 1 RBI and 1 run.
On the other hand, Doosan failed to challenge for 3 consecutive wins amid disappointing firepower with only 2 hits on the day. Although all eight pitchers were mobilized on this day alone, Doosan had to taste a futile defeat without any income of victory.