Wiz Make Comeback To Tie Series With Giants

Scoring late against relieving pitchers, the KT Wiz were able to battle back for a 9-6 win over the Lotte Giants on Wednesday. The game tied up a three-game series hosted by the Giants at the Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea.

A big player in the game was Wiz player Kang Baek-ho, who recorded four RBIs from three different scoring plays.

Giants Hold Lead Through First Half of Play

After five innings of play, the Giants had a comfortable 6-2 lead over the Wiz.

Both teams scored a run each early. After the Wiz scored in the first inning with a hit from Kang Baek-ho driving home a runner, Jung Hoon had a scoring play in the third inning.

Kang scored again for the Wiz in the fourth inning, batting home another runner.

The Giants took their lead in the fourth, as hits from Son Ah-seop, Lee Dae-ho and Han Dong-hee all scored a run each to make the game 4-1.

Wiz starting pitcher Lee Dae-eun was pulled from the game after allowing the first run of the inning.

Adding on to their lead, the Giants scored two more in the fifth inning. Oh Yoon-suk was responsible for the first one, as a sacrifice fly gave him the chance to come home.

After that, Lee, who hit a run home in the inning before, took another home with a hit.

Wiz Battle Back

The run for the Wiz in the second half of the game started with Kang scoring again, hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning. Giants starter Dan Straily was taken out of play after the sixth inning.

With reliever Koo Seung-min on the mound, the Wiz put down three more runs to take the lead.

After a triple from Moon Sang-cheol brought in two runners, Mel Rojas Jr. gave the team the lead by bringing home another run and making the game 7-6 for the team.

The loss for the game was given to Giants reliever Kim Geon-guk, who appeared in the seventh.

Two insurance runs came in the eighth inning for the Wiz. First came from a hit from Sim Woo-jun, with the other being a fielding error that took a runner home.

Giants Drop To Seventh

Having lost their Wednesday game, the Giants dropped back down to seventh in the KBO. With a record of 64-59-1, the Giants are one game behind the sixth-place Kia Tigers, and three behind the wild card placed Doosan Bears.

The Giants will host the Wiz one last time on Thursday, with the first pitch scheduled for 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT).

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The Kia Tigers and Hanhwa Eagles won a game each in their doubleheader on Wednesday. Tigers took the afternoon game 6-4, although the Eagles rebounded with a 5-0 win.

The LG Twins took the lead in the eighth inning of their game, as Kim Min-sung drove home two runs to give the team a 3-1 win over the Samsung Lions.

The NC Dinos won their game on Wednesday, defeating the Kiwoom Heroes 4-3.

Choi Jeong scored a walk-off home run for the SK Wyverns in the ninth inning, earning the team a 5-4 win against the Doosan Bears.

Giants Outscore Wiz In 10-9 Game At Home

A back-and-forth game saw late runs be the deciding factor for the Lotte Giants, who defeated the KT Wiz 10-9 on Tuesday. The game kicked off a three-game series hosted by the Giants at the Sajik Baseball Stadium in Busan, South Korea.

The game moved the winning streak for the Giants to five-straight games, the longest among the 10 KBO teams currently.

Late Hits Put Giants Ahead

The Giants took the lead late in the game, scoring runs in the seventh and eighth that gave them a lead. The first of the two runs came off of a hit from Jeon Jun-woo that scored a run. The run came against Yoo Woon-sang, who was handed the loss for the game for his short performance.

An insurance run came in the eighth inning, as Kim Joon-tae batted home a runner.

The Wiz scored one run late, with a fielder’s choice play allowing a runner to reach home. Giants closer Kim Won-joong was able to finish the inning and be awarded the save.

Earlier in the game, the Giants had their lead taken from them after a high-scoring sixth inning. The team was able to battle back within the inning to tie the game up.

Hectic Sixth Inning Sees Wiz Take Lead

A run of scoring plays in the sixth inning gave the Wiz a short lead over the Giants. The team was able to put down five runs in the frame. Park Kyung-soo kicked off the scoring, hitting a solo home run at the top of the inning.

After facing four batters,  pitcher Park Jin-hyung was pulled from play. Choi Jun-yong came in for the Giants next, being able to finish the inning on the mound.

Following a hit from Mel Rojas Jr. that scored two runs, Kang Baek-ho scored two more by hitting a two-run home run.

Giants Climb Up To 8-8 Score

The Giants were able to tie the game up later in the inning. The inning had four different scoring plays and took three pitchers, including the end of starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne’s stint.

Following hits from Jeon Jun-woo and Son Ah-seop that took home a run each, Ju Kwon walked two more batters before being pulled from the game.

Reliever Yoo Won-sang finished the inning, although two more runs came after a walk forced one home and a fielding error allowed another.

Giants Took Lead Earlier

A series of runs put the Giants ahead in the first third of the game.

The Giants scored their first two runs in the first inning, with hits from Son Ah-seop and Lee Dae-ho both drove home a run.

The Wiz shortened the lead to one run in the second inning, as a hit from Jang Sung-woo took a runner home.

Moving the score to 4-1, Han Dong-hee scored a two-run home run in the bottom of the second for the Giants.

The Wiz scored two runs in the fifth inning, bringing the score to a closer 4-3 and ending the outing for Giants starter Park Se-woong. After both Bae Jeong-dae and Jo Yong-ho batted home runs, Park was able to finish the inning before being taken out of play.

Giants Now Tied For Sixth With Tigers, Three Games Behind Wild Card

Now with 11 games left in the season, the Giants find themselves in a tight bid for the wild card spot in the KBO. With a record of 64-58-1, the team is tied for sixth with the Kia Tigers. Both teams are three games behind the wild card LG Twins, who have a record of 68-56-3.

The Giants will host the Wiz two more times during the mid-week. Wednesday’s game is scheduled for 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT).

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Needing 12 innings to find a winner, a solo home run by Lee Sung-gyu in the 12th inning gave the Samsung Lions a 3-2 win over the LG Twins. The game saw veteran player Park Yong-taik score a hit in the ninth inning, making him the first KBO player to attain 2,500 career hits.

A low-scoring contest saw the Hanhwa Eagles defeat the Kia Tigers 3-2. Having lost the game, the Tigers are now tied with the Giants for sixth in the league.

Heo Jeong-hyeop broke a tie late for his team, scoring a run with a hit to give the Kiwoom Heroes a 2-1 win against the top-ranked NC Dinos.

Earning their fourth-straight win, the Doosan Bears picked up a 9-4 victory over the SK Wyverns.

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.

Giants Score Three Against Twins Starter To Win

The Lotte Giants scored three runs against LG Twins starter Lim Chan-gyu to win 3-2 on Thursday. The game finished a three-game series hosted by the Twins at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.

The series was tied heading into its third game, with the Twins winning the game on Wednesday and the Giants taking the Tuesday match.

Lim Allows Three

Twins starter Lim gave up all three runs to the Giants, giving him his ninth loss of the season. Lim pitched six-and-one-third innings, allowing six hits, three walks and three runs. He has now went 1-1 against the Giants this season.

The Giants took a lead early in the game, as a hit from Lee Dae-ho in the first inning drove home two tuns.

The third run for the team came in the seventh inning, with a hit from Kim Joon-tae bringing in another runner.

Positive Statistics Added To Giants Pitching

The scoring plays from the Twins happened in the third and eighth inning. A hit from Oh Ji-hwan scored a run in the third. The run came against Giants starter Noh Kyung-eun, who was given his sixth win of the season after a six-inning stint.

The win was a long overdue one for Noh, who has last won in a game in early August. Since then Noh had lost four games in nine appearances.

Kim Min-sung took home the other run for the Twins in the eighth.

The save for the game went to Kim Won-joong, making it his 21st of the season.

Giants Head Home To Host Eagles

The Giants will head back home for their weekend series, as the team will host the Hanhwa Eagles for a trio of games. The first of the series is on Friday with the first pitch scheduled for 2:00PM KST (1:00AM EDT).

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Earning their 11th straight win, the NC Dinos picked up a 10-2 win against the SK Wyverns.

Similar to their win the day before, the Hanhwa Eagles won a blowout 12-4 game over the Doosan Bears.

A hit from Kang Han-wool brought in the deciding run for the Samsung Lions, who won 7-6 against the KT Wiz in the 10th inning.

The Kia Tigers won a low-scoring 3-1 game against the Kiwoom Heroes to sweep their three-game series.

Home Run From Lee Hyung-jong Earns Tigers Win Over Giants

A three-run home run from Lee Hyung-jong gave the LG Twins a 5-3 win over the Lotte Giants on Wednesday. The win tied up a three-game series hosted by the Twins at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.

The home run allowed the team to take a lead which was previously held by the Giants since the third inning.

The home run came against Giants reliever Koo Seung-min, who was given his second loss of the season due to it.

On the other side of things, Twins pitcher Choi Dong-hwan was given his third win of the season in the game. Closing pitcher Ko Woo-seok got his 14th save in 2020 for his ninth-inning performance.

Teams Tied After Early Runs

The teams scored a run each to be tied 1-1 after two innings. The Giants scored first, with a sacrifice fly from Lee Dae-ho allowing a runner to get home.

The Twins responded in the second inning, as Kim Hyun-soo hit a solo home run.

Giants Take Short Lead

The Giants took a one-run lead after both teams scored in the third inning. Hits from Lee, who earned an RBI in the first as well, and Jung Hoon, both drove home runs.

A hit from Lee, who also scored the game-winning runs later for the Twins, scored a run for the Twins in the inning, making the score a tighter 3-2 lead for the Giants.

Both starting pitchers in the game, the Giants’ Park Se-woong and Twins’ Jung Chan-heon, were taken out of play after six innings.

The third and final game in the three-game series between the teams will happen tomorrow, with a first-pitch scheduled for 2:00PM KST (1:00AM EDT).

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The Hanhwa Eagles had an easy day at the park on Wednesday, defeating the Doosan Bears to the tune of a shutout 10-0 score. Eagles starter Warwick Saupold allowed only one hit in his seven-inning performance.

The KT Wiz took the lead of a tied game in the 10th inning, as hits from Hur Do-hwan and Kang Min-gook made the game 5-3 over the Samsung Lions.

Scoring nine runs in the second inning, six of which came against starter Lee Geon-wook, the NC Dinos won a high-scoring 12-3 game over the SK Wyverns.

The Kia Tigers got ahead later, as a hit from Kim Tae-jin scored a runner and earned the team their 3-2 win over the Kiwoom Heroes.

Giants Score Seven Against Wilson To Defeat Twins

The Lotte Giants won a game 8-5 on Tuesday after scoring numerous runs early against LG Twins starter Tyler Wilson. The win kicked off a three-game series hosted by the Twins at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.

The Giants put down seven runs against starting Twins pitcher Wilson to take the lead early. Wilson pitched in four innings before the team replaced him. Being given the loss for the game, Wilson now has a 10-8 2020 record.

The scoring for the Giants kicked off with a bang, as Son Ah-seop hit a two-run home run.

Son earned another RBI in the next inning, driving home a runner with a hit. Oh Yoon-suk also drove a runner home, making the score 4-0.

The third inning was the last early in the game which saw the Giants score. After Han Dong-hee picked up an RBI, Oh returned to the plate to score two more runners and move the game to a 7-0 score.

The Giants scored their final run of the game in the sixth inning, as a hit from Lee Byung-kyu against pitcher Lee Sang-gyu brought in a run.

Twins Respond Late

The Twins were able to put down five runs against the Giants late in the game. The first three came in the sixth inning against Giants starter Adrian Sampson.

Lee Hyung-jong scored a three-run home run in the sixth inning to make the score 8-3. Sampson was able to finish the inning to secure his sixth win of the season, making his 2020 record 6-10.

The final two runs from the team came in the eighth, as Kim Hyun-soo and Lee Hyung-jong scored runs off of doubles.

Clock Ticks Down For Playoff Push

Now with 17 games left in the season, the Giants sit seventh in the KBO with a record of 59-57-1. The team sits four games behind the Doosan Bears, who are in fifth, the final playoff spot in the standings. Between the two teams is the Kia Tigers, who the Giants are three games behind.

The Giants will face the Twins two more times this week, with a game on both Wednesday and Thursday. The first pitch for Wednesday’s game is scheduled for 2:00PM KST (1:00AM EDT).

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A 4-1 win for the KT Wiz against the Samsung Lions moved the team up to second in the KBO for the first time this season.

Scoring consistently throughout their game, the Kia Tigers picked up a 10-6 win over the Kiwoom Heroes.

The Doosan Bears earned a 7-3 win on Tuesday over the last place Hanhwa Eagles.

The NC Dinos won a shutout game on Tuesday, defeating the SK Wyverns 3-0 in a performance that saw Dinos starter Drew Rucinski pitch seven innings.

Tigers Win Low-Scoring Game In 10th Inning Over Giants

Extra innings gave the Kia Tigers a 2-1 win on Sunday, scoring one run in the 10th to defeat the Lotte Giants. The deciding play came off the bat of Kim Tae-jin, who drove home Choi Won-joong to call an end to the game.

The win for the Tigers tied up the two-game series between the teams. The Tigers hosted the game at the Gwangju Kia Champions Field in Gwangju, South Korea.

The scoring play late in the game happened while reliever Choi Jun-yong was on the mound, although it was scored against Park Jin-hyung, who allowed Choi to get on base.

Being given the loss for the game, Park’s 2020 record is now 1-4 through 47 appearances.

One Run Each Early

The teams scored one run each earlier in the game.

The first run of the game came in the fourth inning, as Kim Tae-jin drove home Preston Tucker to put the Tigers up by one. The run was scored against Giants starter Dan Straily, who pitched seven innings before being taken out of the game.

Straily allowed five hits and one walk while earning six strikeouts. Straily has a total of 166 strikeouts in 2020, leading the KBO in the statistic.

The Giants answered back in the eighth inning, as a hit from Oh Yoon-suk took a runner home. The play extended Oh’s streak of consecutive games where he scored an RBI to five.

The run came against Tigers starter Yang Hyun-jong, who was pulled from the inning shortly after.

Giants To Play Twins and Eagles Next Week

The game on Sunday was the last matchup between the two teams in the 2020 season. Through their 15 meetings, the Tigers took 10 games.

Next week, the KBO will switch back to teams playing two teams a week, facing team one three times. The Giants will start their week on Tuesday with a three-game series against the LG Twins, who they have won and lost to five times each this year.

The Giants will head back home for their weekend series, hosting a trio of games against the Hanhwa Eagles.

The first pitch for Tuesday’s game is scheduled for 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT).

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The KT Wiz earned a walk-off victory on Sunday, as a hit from Bae Jeong-dae drove home a run and gave the team a 3-2 score over the LG Twins.

Being able to stop late runs from the Hanhwa Eagles, the NC Dinos won 5-4.

A blowout victory went to the SK Wyverns, who defeated the Samsung Lions 12-1.

After the Kiwoom Heroes won an afternoon game 7-3 against the Doosan Bears, the Bears got a win in the second half of their doubleheader with a score of 6-1.

Giants Win With 13-Run Lead Against Hosting Tigers

Winning by a whopping 13-run deficit, the Lotte Giants defeated the Kia Tigers in the first of a two-game series. The games are hosted by the Tigers at the Gwangju Kia Champions Field in Gwangju, South Korea.

The Giants put together 14 runs in the first three innings of play, putting the team into a double-digit lead before the Tigers scored their first runs.

Giants Win The Game Early

Hits from Lee Dae-ho, Oh Yoon-suk, Kim Joon-tae and Jung Hoon all scored runs in the first inning. A sacrifice fly from Dixon Machado and a wild pitch allowed two other runs to make the team have seven runs.

Trouble in the first inning caused the Tigers to pull their starting pitcher Lee Min-woo after only recording two outs. With seven runs being scored on him, he was given the loss for the game. The game made his 2020 record a negative 6-9.

The Giants scored one run in the second inning, as a hit from Lee Byung-kyu drove home a runner.

Lee, along with Lee Dae-ho, Jeon Jun-woo and Han Dong-hee, were the players awarded RBIs for the runs in the third inning which took the game to a 14-0 score.

The second pitcher for the Tigers, Ko Young-Chang, was pulled after allowing seven runs.

Kim Ki-hoon was able to play the rest of the game for the Tigers, playing six-and-one-third innings.

Giants starter Lee Seung-heon was given the win for his five-inning performance. The win was his first of the season, making his record 1-1 through three starts.

Tigers Put Down Three

The sole runs for the Tigers came in the third inning, as loaded bases allowed the team to score runs. Ground balls from Choi Won-joon and Kim Sun-bin both resulted in outs, although a runner got home in both plays. A hit from Na Ji-wan later in the inning scored their third run, moving the game to a 14-3 score.

Insurance Runs Added By Giants

A ground ball in the fourth inning allowed the Giants to get another run home.

The Giants scored their 16th run in the eighth inning, as pinch hitter Kang Dong-kwan hit a solo home run, his first of the season after six games.

Giants To Play Tigers For Last Time on Sunday

The Giants will play the Tigers again on Sunday, with the first pitch being scheduled for 2:00PM KST (1:00AM EDT). The game will be the last between the teams in the 2020 KBO season.

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Lead by starting pitcher Raul Alcantara, who pitched seven innings, the Doosan Bears won a shutout 3-0 game against the Kiwoom Heroes.

The LG Twins got ahead in a tie game in the ninth inning, as hits from Oh Ji-hwan and Yang Suk-hwan scored two runs to give the team a 3-1 win over the KT Wiz.

Scoring six runs late, the Samsung Lions gained an 8-2 lead to defeat the SK Wyverns.

The top-ranked KBO team, the NC Dinos, won a lopsided 13-1 game against the last-place Hanhwa Eagles on Saturday.