Oh Yoon-suk Hits Cycle In High-Scoring Win For Giants Against Eagles

A high-scoring game on Sunday saw the Lotte Giants pick up the victory over the Hanhwa Eagles, winning with a final score of 14-5. The win swept the three-game series for the Giants, who hosted it at the Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea.

The game saw Giants player Oh Yoon-suk hit the cycle, including a crucial grand slam home run in the sixth inning which took the Giants’ lead from a fair one to a large one.

Large Sixth Inning Earns Giants Lead

The first two of many runs scored in the game came in the first inning, as a hit from Lee Byung-kyu took two runners home.

The Eagles responded in the second inning, as Park Jung-hyun drove home a run with a hit.

Moving the game back to a two-run lead in the second, Oh Yoon-suk drove home a run for the Giants.

After only two innings of play, Eagles starter Park Joo-hong was taken out of the game.

The biggest inning for the Giants was the sixth, where the team brought their lead up to eight runs. After hits from Han Dong-hee and Kim Joon-tae brought in a run each, Oh Yoon-suk hit a grand slam to make the game 9-1.

All of the runs came against Kim Jong-soo, who did not finish the inning.

Sampson Earns Win, Late Runs Scored From Both Teams

Giants starter Adrian Sampson was given the win for his five-inning performance. He was taken out of the game shortly after giving up a two-run home run in the fifth inning to Noh Si-hwan.

The Giants were quick to respond, as hits from Oh and Son Ah-seop both took home runners.

The teams traded a run each in the sixth inning.

After Jung Jin-ho scored a run for the Eagles, a hit from Oh gave the Giants their 12th run.

The final runs for the Giants happened in the seventh inning, as a hit from An Chi-hong and a sacrifice fly ball from Dixon Machado both took home a runner.

An infield single took home a runner for the Eagles late in the game, bringing the game to the final score of 14-5.

Giants Now Three-Games Behind Wild Card

The win for the Giants is their fourth-straight in the week. With a record of 63-58-1, the team is four-games behind the fifth-place wild card team, the Doosan Bears. The team has 12 more games left to play in their schedule.

Giants Set For Second-Last Week In Season

Next week will be the second-last week of play for the Giants in the KBO season. The week for the team starts on Tuesday, with the Giants playing a three-game series against the KT Wiz.

After playing a trio of games in Suwon, the Giants will head back home for a three-game series, hosting the Samsung Lions through the weekend.

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The Doosan Bears got a lead early, scoring four runs in the first two innings. The team went on to defeat the Kia Tigers 7-1.

Putting down seven runs late, the LG Twins took a 13-8 win over the KT Wiz.

Earning their fifth win of the week, the NC Dinos defeated the Samsung Lions 4-1 on Sunday.

The SK Wyverns got ahead in a scoreless game in the sixth inning, putting together six runs to defeat the Kiwoom Heroes 6-0. Wyverns starter Moon Seung-won pitched seven scoreless innings for a win.

Giants Get Closer To Wild Card Race With Shutout Win Over Eagles

The Lotte Giants picked up their second-straight win over the Hanhwa Eagles on Saturday, winning a one-sided 10-0 game. The win was the second in a three-game series hosted by the Giants at the Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea.

The Giants are getting closer to playoff contention, now holding a 62-58-1 record in seventh place. The team is two-games behind the sixth-place Kia Tigers, and only three games behind the wild card team, the Doosan Bears.

Giants Get Ahead By Six Early

The Giants got their lead early against the Eagles, wasting no time to score.

The Giants scored six runs in the first inning against starter Jang Shi-hwan. The first run came in the first at-bat, as Oh Yoon-suk hit a solo home run.

Later in the inning, Lee Dae-ho got on base with a hit, driving home Son Ah-seop. Lee was taken home immediately after with a two-run home run from Lee Byung-kyu. Hits from Dixon Machado and a fielding error later in the inning made it 6-0 for the Giants.

Despite the first-inning troubles, starting pitcher Jang Shi-hwan was able to play three scoreless innings before being taken out of play.

Giants Score Insurance Runs

Two more runs came in the fifth inning, as Kim Joon-tae scored a two-run home run for the Giants. The runs came against reliever Ahn Young-myung.

The final two runs came in the seventh against Oh Dong-wook, who had pitched the inning before as well. After a solo home run from Lee Dae-ho started the inning, a hit later on from Kim Dong-han took home a runner.

Giants starter Lee Seung-heon won his second game of the year, leaving the Eagles scoreless through six innings. The game was his second-straight win since his return from injury, making his 2020 record 2-1.

Giants Edge Closer To Exciting Wild Card Race

The Eagles and Giants are set for one more game this week, with a Sunday game having a starting pitch scheduled for 2:00PM KST (1:00AM EDT).

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The LG Twins and KT Wiz won a game each in a doubleheader on Sunday. The Twins won the afternoon game 7-2, with the Wiz bouncing back in the evening with a 12-2 victory.

Also playing a doubleheader was the Samsung Lions and NC Dinos. After their afternoon game tied 6-6, the Dinos won the evening game 12-2.

Lead by starting pitcher Chris Flexen, the Doosan Bears won 7-2 over the Kia Tigers.

Scoring four runs in two separate innings, the SK Wyverns took a heavy 9-3 lead against thee Kiwoom Heroes.

Three-Run Shot From Jeon Gives Giants Win Against Eagles

A three-run home run from Jeon Jun-woo gave the Lotte Giants a 4-1 win on Friday over the Hanhwa Eagles. The run gave the team the lead after five innings of a tied ballgame.

The game kicked off a three-game series hosted by the Giants at the Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea.

The home run from Jeon was his 22nd of the season. It took home Lee Byung-hyu and Kim Dong-han, who got on base with a walk and a hit (Kim was a pinch runner for Lee Dae-ho) previously in the inning.

The play came against Jun Woo-ram, who pitched the eighth inning for the Eagles. The loss moved Jung’s 2020 record to 3-5, with a record of 1-1 against the Giants.

Team Tie Up Early, Long Performance Earns Straily Win

Both teams scored runs early to tie the game at 1-1. First it was the Giants, as Han Dong-hee hit a solo home run in the second inning against starter Kim Min-woo.

A hit from Noh Soo-kwang scored the sole run for the Eagles in the third inning. The run came against Dan Straily, who played eight innings to be given the win for the game.

Straily’s 2020 record is now 13-4, with his last loss dating back to mid-August.

Closer Kim Won-joong pitched the ninth inning to earn the save.

Giants Have 14 Games Left To Move Up Two Spots

With 14 games left in the season, the Giants still have a chance at taking the wild card spot in the KBO playoffs. The team currently sits three games behind the Doosan Bears and Kia Tigers, who are tied for fifth in the league.

The Giants will host the Eagles two more times this week. The first pitch for Saturday’s game is scheduled for 2:00PM KST (1:00AM EDT).

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After three scoreless innings, the runs picked up for the Doosan Bears, who defeated the Kia Tigers 14-3.

The Kiwoom Heroes had a strong win to start the weekend, defeating the SK Wyverns 12-5.

Scoring eight runs in a three-inning pocket of time, the Samsung Lions got ahead to win 8-2 over the NC Dinos.

Hits from Moon Sang-cheol and Park Seung-wook scored runs for the KT Wiz in the eighth inning, putting them ahead 5-2 in a previously tied game against the LG Twins.

Eagles Sweep Series Against Giants With Extra Innings Victory

The Hanhwa Eagles swept their two-game series over the Lotte Giants on Friday after a hit from Ha Ju-suk gave the team a walk-off 6-5 victory in the 10th inning. The victory concluded the series hosted by the Eagles at the Hanhwa Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea.

While Giants pitcher Kim Dae-woo was on the mound for the game-deciding play, the loss for the game was given to Seo Jun-won, who let the deciding run get on base earlier in the inning.

Before the extra innings, the game saw the Eagles climb back from a five-run deficit that the Giants built early.

Giants Put Down Five

The Giants were able to record five runs before the Eagles responded. All runs were scored against starter Kim Ee-hwan, who was pulled in the third inning.

Son Ah-seop put the team ahead by two in the first inning, scoring a two-run home run.

Oh Yoon-suk hit a solo home run in the second inning, his first of 2020 after 37 games.

The scoring continued in the third inning with a hit from Han Dong-hee that scored Lee Dae-ho. The following play scored another run, as a sacrifice fly from Oh took Lee Byung-kyu home.

Eagles Work Their Way Back

The Eagles scored their first run in the fourth inning, as Brandon Barnes hit a solo home run. The home run made his streak of home runs extended to three games straight.

The sixth inning saw the Eagles score three more runs. First was a hit from Noh Si-hwan which took home a runner.

Song Kwang-min scored a two-run home run to make the game 5-4. One of the runs scored against Giants starter Noh Kyung-eun, who was pulled in the previous at bat.

Place in a do-or-die situation in the ninth inning, the Eagles had to score a run to tie the game. The first batter in the lineup for the inning, Lee Sung-yeol, wasted no time, hitting a solo home run against Giants closer Kim Won-joong.

Giants Head To Gwangju

The Giants will head to Gwangju for their next two games, facing the Kia Tigers. The team has struggled against the Tigers this season, having only won four of the 13 games between the teams. The first pitch for Saturday’s game is scheduled for 5:00PM KST (4:00AM EDT).

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The Samsung Lions tied up their series with the Doosan Bears, defeating the team 4-3 on Friday.

A one-sided win went to the NC Dinos, who defeated the LG Twins 7-1.

Earning his 15th win of the 2020 season, Odrisamer Despaigne lead the KT Wiz to a 7-3 win against the Kia Tigers.

Tied 3-3, a game between the SK Wyverns and Kiwoom Heroes went into extra innings. The Wyverns were able to score five runs in the 11th inning to gain a lead. While the Heroes scored three runs in the 11th, they couldn’t out-score the Wyverns, making them lose 8-6.

Eagles Break Tied Game With Eighth Inning Rally Against Giants

A tied game went the way of the Hanhwa Eagles late on Thursday, scoring three runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Lotte Giants 7-4. The game opened a two-game series hosted by the Eagles at the Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea.

The deciding runs all came from a singular play, as a hit from Lim Jong-chan allowed three base runners to get home. While three runners scored, Lim was tagged out after attempting to reach third base.

The loss for the game went to reliever Choi Jun-yong, who was responsible for the first two batters who got on base and were later driven home.

Eagles Get Ahead Early

Earlier in the game, the two teams traded blows, eventually being tied at 4-4.

The Eagles got ahead by four runs before the Giants started to score. The first run came early, as Brandon Barnes hit a solo home run.

The team scored three more in the fourth inning of play after hits from Noh Si-hwan, Choi Jae-hoon, Choi Jin-haeng and Noh Soo-kwang scored runs.

The runs came against starting pitcher Park Se-woong, who was pulled after five innings of play.

Giants Put Down Four To Tie

The Giants started to answer back in the fourth inning, as a sacrifice fly ball from Jung Hoon scored a runner.

The team tied the game up an inning later. The first of the three runs in the fifth inning came off the bat of Dixon Machado, who brought a runner home with a hit. Eagles starter Warwick Saupold was pulled after the batter that followed Machado.

Brought in with bases loaded, reliever Kim Jong-soo was able to close the inning. However, he could not do so before allowing two more runs to score, tying the game at 4-4.

Kim forced a run home after walking Oh Yoon-suk. A fielder’s choice play allowed Machado to score before the inning ended.

Eagles To Host Giants on Friday

The second game between the Eagles and Giants will be played on Friday, with the first pitch scheduled for 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT).

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A low-scoring game saw a hit from Kim Jae-hwan in the eighth inning as the deciding factor, as he scored the singular run in the game for the Doosan Bears, who defeated the Samsung Lions 1-0.

Earning their third-straight win this week, the Kiwoom Heroes won 6-1 over the SK Wyverns.

Coming back from a three-run deficit, the Kia Tigers won against the KT Wiz 5-3 on Thursday.

Scoring 11 runs in the seventh and eighth innings combined, the NC Dinos made a comeback to defeat the LG Twins 12-8.

Sampson Has Longest Outing For Giants In Win Against Eagles

Winning their second game over the Hanhwa Eagles this week, early runs for the Lotte Giants helped earn them a 6-2 victory on Sunday. The win was the last of the team’s weeklong homestretch at the Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea.

The game saw the Giants get ahead early with four runs, earning the team a lead that the Eagles were not able to catch up to.

A seven-inning appearance from Giants starter Adrian Sampson earned him a win. Moving his record to 5-7, the game was the longest appearance in 2020 from Sampson.

Giants Get Up By Four

The Giants started to score in the second inning, putting down four runs before shifting back to defence.

The first two runs came off of a hit from Oh Yoon-suk, moving the bench player’s 2020 RBI tally to nine. Jung Hoon took Oh home in the following at-bat.

Later in the inning, a wild pitch from Warwick Saupold went behind the catcher, allowing Jung to get around from second base to home.

Eagles Respond

The Eagles started to fight back in the fourth, starting with a hit from Brandon Barnes that brought home a run. The play continued a hot streak for Barnes which has seen him earn an RBI in his last four games.

An inning later, a hit from Noh Soo-kwang made the game 4-2.

Giants Score Late Runs

The Giants scored insurance runs later in the game, After the removal of Saupold from the mound, Kim Joon-tae batted in a runner in the sixth inning. An inning later, Han Dong-hee grounded out, giving runner Jeon Jun-woo to score. The run came against reliever Kim Jong-soo, who had appeared in the inning before as well.

Saupold Continues To Struggle Against Giants

Saupold was given a loss for this five-and-one-third innings performance. The loss was his fourth against the Giants this year, moving his overall season record to 6-11.

Giants Retain Sixth Place

Winning half of their games this week, the Giants were able to retain their sixth place in the KBO after losing it mid-week. The team will hit the road on Tuesday following a long homestretch.

Their next week of play will kick off against the KT Wiz, playing a two-game series against the team. On Thursday, the team will return home for a two-game series against the Kia Tigers. Finishing off the week, the team will host the LG Twins on Saturday and Sunday.

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Picking up their game that was delayed on Saturday, the Doosan Bears and LG Twins played to a 5-5 tie. Their second game of the day saw the Twins win 4-1.

The KT Wiz and the Kia Tigers took a game each in their Sunday doubleheader. The afternoon game went to the Wiz, giving Odrisamer Despaigne a win in an 8-5 game. The evening matchup saw the Tigers win 7-5.

Earning five runs against starter Lee Geon-wook, the NC Dinos held onto their lead to win 7-4 over the SK Wyverns.

The Kiwoom Heroes took the lead in a game they were previously trailing after a hit from Lee Ji-young drove home two runs. The team won 3-2 over the Samsung Lions.

Giants Retain Lead Despite Late Push From Eagles

Holding onto a lead they developed in the first half of their game, the Lotte Giants were able to secure a 9-7 victory over the Hanhwa Eagles on Saturday. The win came at the home field of the Giants, the Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea.

The win was an important one for the Giants, pushing them back up to the fragile sixth-place in the KBO. The team overtook the Kia Tigers, who had their Saturday matchup against the KT Wiz rained out.

Giants Put Down Eight Runs

The Giants put down their lead early, earning eight runs before the Eagles started to return with scoring plays.

The first run came from Son Ah-seop in the first inning, hitting his seventh home run of the year.

Another home run kicked off the third inning rally, with Jung Hoon taking a ball into the outfield. A few batters later, a sacrifice fly from Lee Dae-ho drove home another run.

A hit into the outfield from Dixon Machado brought in two more runs, moving the score to 5-0.

Eagles starter Kim Ee-whan was taken out of play after walking two consecutive batters. Kim got the loss for the game, making his 2020 record a negative 1-4.

While reliever Ahn Young-myung finished the inning, he also walked home a run, ending the inning with a 6-0 score.

Ahn stayed in the game for the next inning, where he gave up two more runs. Lee was able to score a two-run home run against Ahn, tallying down his second and third RBIs for the game.

Eagles Make Game Closer Than Before

The Eagles finally started to answer back in the fifth inning, as a solo home run from Noh Si-hwan put the team on the board.

The team put themselves just barely behind the Giants in the score in the sixth inning, scoring many runs. After a hit from Brandon Barnes took home another run, Lee Sung-yeol scored a three-run home run to make the score 8-5.

Straily Allows Runs Late In Winning Performance

Giants starter Dan Straily was able to finish the game before being taken out of play. Despite allowing some runs late in his performance, Straily earned the win, making his 2020 record 9-4. The game saw him earn 11 strikeouts, one short of his best one-game 2020 record of 12.

Bringing the game to a one-run deficit, a hit from Eagles player Jung Jin-ho made the game 8-7 in the seventh inning. The first run came off of the hit, with the second in the play being helped by a fielding error. The runs were scored against Park Jin-hyung, a pitcher who was replaced by Koo Seung-min before the inning concluded.

Giants player Machado scored an insurance run in the seventh inning, hitting a home run to move the game to its final score of 9-7.

Giants End Week Against Eagles on Sunday

The Giants will host the Eagles for another game on Sunday, concluding their week-long homestretch in Busan. The first pitch for Sunday’s games is set for 5:00PM KST (4:00AM EDT).

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Hits from Park Hae-min and Kim Sang-su allowed the Samsung Lions to get the lead late, defeating the Kiwoom Heroes 5-4.

Getting their fourth win of the week, the NC Dinos won a game 9-5 against the SK Wyverns.

The KBO saw two games taken off of their Saturday schedule.

A 2-0 lead for the Doosan Bears over the LG Twins was put on hold due to rain. The game will be picked up on Sunday, along with the scheduled Sunday game between the teams.

A game between the KT Wiz and the Kia Tigers in Gwangju was rained out. Because of this, the teams are set to play a doubleheader tomorrow. The first game has a special start time of 2:00PM KST (1:00AM EDT).

Han Dong-hee Helps Give Giants Win Against Eagles

A 5-3 win for the Lotte Giants on Thursday over the Hanhwa Eagles saw Han Dong-hee as the main contributor at the plate. The third baseman scored four runs in the game off of two separate home runs.

The win gave the Giants their second win in the now-concluded three-game series at the Eagles home park, the Hanhwa Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea.

Han Plays Large Role In Giants Scoring

Most scoring for the Giants came against starter Kim Bum-soo, who pitched six innings before being pulled out of the game. Being handed the loss, Kim allowed four runs.

The Giants gained a lead early with a three-run home run by Han in the first inning. The Eagles were able to score a run of their own later in the inning, as Ha Ju-suk batted in a runner.

Just before Kim was taken out of the game, Han scored another run, hitting a solo home run to give the Giants their fourth run. Kim finished the inning before leaving the game.

Sampson Given Win

Similarly, the Eagles were able to get two runs on Giants starter Adrian Sampson before his exit. A hit from Oh Sun-jin drove home two runs, making the game a close 4-3 for the Giants still.

Sampson’s nearly complete six-inning game earned him his third win of the season, making his record 3-5 now. The game saw him deliver his lowest single-game ERA of the season apart from a scoreless appearance against the KT Wiz in June.

A late insurance run came for the Giants in the ninth inning as a sacrifice fly from An Chi-hong scored a run.

Giants closer Kim Won-joong was given his eighth save of the season for his ninth-inning performance.

Giants Have Potential To Move

With their win on Thursday, the Giants have a chance to move from eighth place in the KBO to seventh. Currently holding a 26-28 record, the Giants just barely trail the seventh-place 27-29 KT Wiz. The Wiz stay ahead for now as their .482 win percentage is higher than the Giants’ .481 percentage.

The Giants now head back home for a series against the 2019 KBO Champions the Doosan Bears. The Giants have gone 2-4 against the team this season.

The Eagles will stay at home for a three-game weekend series against the SK Wyverns. The team has won two games and lost four to the club in 2020.

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The Doosan Bears finished their series strong with a shutout 6-0 win over the LG Twins. Bears starter Raul Alcantara pitched seven innings, allowing only two hits in his outing.

A three-run rally in the fifth inning helped give the Kiwoom Heroes a 4-2 win over the Samsung Lions.

A game tied at two runs became a blowout in the seventh after the NC Dinos scored six runs. The top-ranked KBO team won 8-2 over the SK Wyverns.

Bouncing back from previous losses, the Kia Tigers pulled off a 10-4 win over the KT Wiz.

Straily Leads Giants To Safe Win Over Eagles

An early series of runs coupled with a strong mound performance lead the Lotte Giants to a 6-2 win on Wednesday over the Hanhwa Eagles. The game was a bounce back from the previous day at the Hanhwa Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea, where the Eagles won in the 12th inning.

Saupold Struggles With Start

Eagles starter Warwick Saupold had a rough outing, allowing four runs over his six-inning appearance. The Australian was given his sixth loss of the year moving his record to 5-6.

The first run for the Giants came early against Saupold, with a hit from Lee Dae-ho driving home a runner.

An inning later, a ball hit perfectly into the left-center gap from Min Byung-hun took Jung Bo-geun around from first to home. Min was able to reach home after a ground ball to first wasn’t caught by first baseman Kim Tae-kyun, giving him time to get around from second base.

Lee, who got an RBI at the start of the game, hit a solo home run in the third to move the score to 4-0 for the Giants.

The scoring picked back up in the seventh, this time against reliever Jang Min-jae. A two-run home run from Jeon Jun-woo took the score to 6-0.

Straily Adds To Strikeouts

Giants starter Dan Straily had a successful evening, leaving the Eagles scoreless through his seven-inning appearance. He earned seven strikeouts along the way, putting his 2020 number at 78. He sits second in the KBO this season for most strikeouts, trailing the NC Dinos star pitcher Koo Chang-mo.

Straily was able to pitch himself out of a jam in the fourth, striking out Oh Sun-jin and leaving three runners on base to end the inning.

With the exit of Straily after the seventh, the Eagles were able to score a couple of runs. Against reliever Kang Dong-ho, Kim Tae-kyun was able to bat home two runs for the home team.

Teams Set For Thursday Game

Now tied up in the series, the Giants and Eagles will play their final game on Thursday. First pitch for the matchup is scheduled for 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT).

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An early three-run lead was enough for the SK Wyverns, as the team coasted to a 3-2 victory over the NC Dinos.

The KT Wiz picked up a win on the road, defeating the Kia Tigers 7-4. They look for the series sweep tomorrow.

Trailing by six runs, the Kiwoom Heroes were able to pull off a comeback late in the game to win 7-6 against the Samsung Lions.

While the Doosan Bears got four more hits in the game than the LG Twins, it was the Twins who picked up an 8-5 win after a high scoring game.

Eagles’ Oh Sun-jin Ends 12-Inning Game With Home Run Against Giants

A two-run home run from Oh Sun-jin gave the Hanhwa Eagles walk-off 12th inning win 7-6 over the Lotte Giants on Tuesday. The game, which happened at the Hanwha Life Eagles Park in Daejeon, South Korea, concluded after four-and-a-half hours of play.

The game saw the Giants come back late with three runs that tied up a game that the Eagles led before. The battle was close in extra innings, with the lead changing three times through the 11th and 12th innings.

Eagles Get Early Lead

The Eagles scored early, as a hit from Kim Tae-kyun in the first drove home a hit.

The Giants responded in the third inning with a hit from Son Ah-seop to tie the game up 1-1.

The lead went back to the Eagles later in the inning as hits from Kim and Choi Jin-haeng scored two more runs. A solo home run was hit by Choi Jin-haeng in the fifth to extend the Eagles’ lead to 4-1.

Eagles starter Jang Shi-hwan was taken out of the game after five innings. The Giants starter Jang Won-sam lasted an inning later, being taken out after the sixth.

Giants Tie It Up

The Giants started to mount a comeback, scoring one run every inning until the game was tied up 4-4. In the seventh inning, a hit from Min Byung-hun drove home a runner. The play came against reliever Hwang Young-guk, who finished the inning after.

An Chi-hong scored a solo home run in the eighth to make the game 4-3. An inning later, Jung Hoon tied it up with his own home run.

Teams Trade Runs In The 11th

In a rare instance, the teams scored runs in more than one of the extra innings. Both teams scored a run in the 11th before the game ended in the 12th. The Giants scored first after Kim Joon-tae drove a run home.

With the Giants only an out away from winning the game, Song Kwang-min hit a ball that took Jung Jin-ho around from second base, tying up the game 5-5.

Home Run Closes The Show

The Giants regained the lead yet again in the 12th after a hit from Heo Il scored a runner, making the game 6-5. Pitching in the 12th for the Eagles was Jang Min-jae, who was given his second win of the year for the appearance.

The two-run home run in the 12th inning from Oh came against reliever Park Shi-young, who was given the loss for the game. Park was given his first loss of the season after 25 appearances.

Eagles Have Opportunity To Move Up This Week

For the first time in a while, the Eagles have a window of opportunity to get out of last place in the KBO. The team, which has a record of 14-40, is currently two games behind the ninth-place SK Wyverns who have a 16-38 record.

The Giants have a 24-28 record in eighth place currently.

The Eagles will host the Giants two more times this week, with games on Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday’s game begins at 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT).

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Despite a hectic ninth inning where both teams scored three runs each, the NC Dinos held onto their lead to win 5-4 over SK Wyverns.

The KT Wiz started their week with a blowout victory, defeating the Kia Tigers 8-2.

The second-ranked Doosan Bears defeated the LG Twins 9-6, including a fourth-inning rally of four runs.

Getting five runs early, the Samsung Lions coasted for a few innings before having another late rally, finishing with a 13-2 win over the Kiwoom Heroes.