Twins Take Win Against Giants, Evade Three-Game Sweep

The LG Twins took a game over the Lotte Giants on Thursday, defeating the team 6-2. The win saw the Twins bounce back from two previous losses to the Giants at the Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea.

The Twins gained a one-run lead in the fourth inning, putting down runs later in the game to put the team ahead enough to secure a victory.

Twins Gain Four-Run Lead

The Giants scored the first run of the game, as a hit from Jeon Jun-woo took home a runner early.

The Twins answered back in the third inning, with a ground ball from Oh Ji-hwan giving Yoo Kang-nam the chance to reach home.

A solo home run from Chae Eun-sung in the next inning put the Twins ahead by a run.

The biggest inning for the Twins was the seventh, where the team scored three runs. The first of three runs was scored by pinch hitter Park Yong-taik.

After that, a hit from Hong Chang-gi scored two more runners. While the hit from Hong happened with Kim Dae-woo on the mound, all three runs were scored against reliever Seo Jun-won.

Starters Given Decision

Giants starter Noh Kyung-eun was given the loss for the game, allowing two runs in his six-inning stint. Noh now has a 5-9 record in the 2020 season.

On the flipside, Twins starter Jung Chan-heon earned his seventh victory of the season. Pitching for six frames as well, Jung allowed only one run. Closer Ko Woo-seok was given his 17th save of the season for his performance.

Both Teams Score A Run Late

A run came late in the game for both teams. The Giants scored their second run of the game in the eighth inning off of a hit from Jung Hoon.

A ground ball in the ninth from Hong Chang-gi took home a runner for the Twins.

Giants Head To Dinos Home Park For Weekend Series

The Giants will hit the road for their trio of weekend games, being hosted to a series by the NC Dinos starting on Friday. Tomorrow’s first pitch has a start time of 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT).

Around The KBO

The Doosan Bears had a high-scoring victory on Thursday, defeating the Hanhwa Eagles 16-3 to sweep their series at home.

A hit in the ninth inning from Na Ji-wan was the deciding factor for the Kia Tigers, who defeated the NC Dinos 12-11.

The Kiwoom Heroes won a shutout 3-0 game over the KT Wiz on Thursday, with a lineup of six relieving pitchers helping the team leave the Wiz scoreless.

Bouncing back from a loss on the previous day, the SK Wyverns defeated the Samsung Lions 10-3.

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