Bears Score Two Runs Against Park To Defeat Giants

The Lotte Giants lost a one-off game to the Doosan Bears on Saturday, being defeated 2-1. The win for the Bears came at their home park, the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.

Bears Score Two Runs Against Park To Win

The low-scoring victory for the Bears came from their two runs scored against Giants pitcher Park Se-woong.

The first run came in the opening inning of the game, where a sacrifice fly ball from Jose Miguel Fernandez took home a runner.

The deciding run came in the third inning, as a hit from Choi Joo-hwan a runner in.

Park played into the sixth inning before being pulled from the game. Being given the loss for the game, Park’s 2020 record is now 8-10. He has not won in his last six appearances, with his last recorded victory dating back to September 19th.

The sole run for the Giants came in the sixth inning, as a hit from Lee Dae-ho scored a runner.

Giants Finish Week Against Wiz

The Giants will finish their week of play on Sunday with a game against the KT Wiz. The first pitch for the game is scheduled for 2:00PM KST (1:00AM EDT).

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The NC Dinos clinched the top seed in the KBO playoffs after tying the LG Twins 3-3. Clinching the top seed advances the Dinos to the 2020 Korean Series, which is scheduled to start on November 17th.

The Samsung Lions defeated the Kia Tigers in a high-scoring game, winning 11-7.

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.

Giants Battle Back For Win Over Hosting Twins

Coming back in the latter half of their game, the Lotte Giants won a game over the LG Twins 5-3 on Friday. The game was the final of a two-game series hosted by the Twins at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.

The Twins gained a short lead in the third and fourth inning, scoring one run in each inning. Runs by the Giants in a trio of innings in the second half of the game gave them the lead, earning the club their fifth win against the Twins this season (overall record between the teams is now 5-5).

Twins Score Over Sampson

The first run for the Twins came in the third inning, where Kim Hyun-soo drove home a runner with a hit. An inning later, the Twins got ahead by another run after a home run from Yang Suk-hwan.

The Giants retaliated in the sixth inning, as a hit from Lee Dae-ho earned a run, making the score 2-1.

The Twins brought the game back to a two-run lead in the fifth inning. After a hit from Hong Chang-gi took a runner home, the stint on the mound for Giants starter Adrian Sampson came to an end.

Giants Tie Up Game, Take Lead

The Giants tied up the game in the seventh inning off of two plays. The first was a hit from pinch hitter Kim Jae-yoo which took Dixon Machado home. Later in the inning, a ground ball from Jung Hoon allowed Kim to get home.

The runs took place with pitcher Jung Woo-young on the mound, although one of them was scored against starter Jung Chan-heon, who was pulled after facing two batters.

The team gained the lead in the eighth inning with a hit from Lee Byung-kyu that took two runners around to the home plate. The first of the two runs were scored against Jung, who pitched in the previous inning as well. Jung was given the loss for the game, making his 2020 record 3-3.

Giants Head Back Home For Three Games Against Dinos

The Giants will head back home for their final three games of the week, hosting a series on Saturday and Sunday against the NC Dinos. The series is set to include a doubleheader on Sunday.

The first pitch for Saturday’s games is scheduled for 5:00PM KST (4:00AM EDT).

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Facing the Kiwoom Heroes for the 13th time this season, the Hanhwa Eagles picked up their third 2020 win against the team. The Eagles won in a shutout 2-0 performance.

Scoring seven runs in the first two innings, the NC Dinos went on to defeat the SK Wyverns 9-5 on Friday.

A walk-off home run from Bae Jeong-dae gave the KT Wiz a 5-4 win against the Doosan Bears in the 11th inning.

A blowout victory saw the Kia Tigers defeat the Samsung Lions 13-5 on Friday.

Tyler Wilson Goes Eight Scoreless Innings In Win For Twins Over Giants

The LG Twins picked up a near shutout victory of 9-1 over the Lotte Giants on Thursday. The victory, lead by starting pitcher Tyler Wilson, saw the team hold the Giants scoreless for eight innings.

The win for the Twins came at their home ballpark, the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.

Twins Get Ahead Against Seo

The Twins gained their lead in the first two innings of the game against starting pitch Seo Jun-won.

Their first run was in the second, as a ground ball from Yoo Kang-nam took a runner home.

The third inning saw the team put down four more runs to their name. After hits from Kim Hyun-soo and Park Young-taik took home a run each, Lee Chun-woong hit a two-run home run to make the game 5-0.

Starters Given Decision

Seo was pulled from the game during the fourth inning. His performance gave him a loss, taking his 2020 record to 7-5.

A drama-free start for Twins pitcher Tyler Wilson earned him his ninth win of the season. Wilson went seven innings, allowing only six hits.

Grand Slam Extends Lead

After earning one RBI in the third inning, Kim returned in the seventh to hit a grand slam home run for the Twins, giving the team a 9-0 lead. The home run came against Jin Myung-ho, who was only responsible for one of the runners getting on base before.

The sole run for the Giants came late, as Han Dong-hee brought Min Byung-hun to home with a hit. The run came against Choi Dong-hwan, who pitched the rest of the game after Wilson’s exit following the seventh inning.

Twins To Host Giants on Friday

The Twins will host the Giants again on Friday, with the game’s first pitch scheduled for 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT). The teams will see each other frequently in the final five weeks of the KBO season, with six more games scheduled between them in the next four weeks.

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Getting back in the win column, the Kiwoom Heroes picked up a 5-2 victory over the Hanhwa Eagles.

A shutout 3-0 victory for the KT Wiz against the Doosan Bears saw an eight-inning performance from William Cuevas, allowing only six hits in his stint.

A scoreless game was taken by the NC Dinos in the eighth after a hit from Park Min-woo scored a run. The team scored two more runs in the ninth before defeating the SK Wyverns 3-0.

Scoring eight runs against Samsung Lions starter Kim Dae-woo, the Kia Tigers won their Thursday game 12-2.

Large Seventh Inning Gives Giants Second-Straight Win Over Heroes

A high-scoring seventh inning gave the Lotte Giants an 8-2 win over the Kiwoom Heroes on Wednesday. The game was the last between the teams in 2020, hosted by the Heroes at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea.

Explosive Seventh Inning For Giants

The team gained their lead in the seventh inning, as a performance over numerous relieving pitchers saw them put together runs.

Hits from Kim Joon-tae, Son Ah-seop, Jeon Jun-woo, Lee Dae-ho and Lee Byung-kyu, along with a sacrifice fly from Jung Hoon brought in the seven runs.

The first of the four pitchers to appear in the inning was Lee Young-joon, who had two runs scored against him. Kim Sang-su allowed the next two, giving the game loss to him.

Wyverns Score Early, Win Goes To Kim

The runs for the Wyverns came early in the game, not being able to score again once the Giants started putting down runs later.

The Wyverns struck first, as Kim Hye-sung hit home a run in the second inning. The team furthered their lead in the fifth inning after a ground ball from Kim Ha-seong allowed a runner to get home.

Giants starter Dan Straily was pulled after the fifth inning. The no-decision for Straily saw him earn five strikeouts, taking his 2020 total to a league-leading 152.

The win for the game went to Kim Geon-guk, who had a scoreless stint from the sixth to seventh innings.

The final run for the Giants came in the ninth inning, as a hit from Min Byung-hun drove home a runner.

Giants Block Heroes From First Place

Sweeping their two-game series, the Giants are now one-and-a-half games behind the sixth-place Kia Tigers. Their wins also stopped the momentum of the Kiwoom Heroes, who are now one-game behind the top-ranked NC Dinos.

Giants To Face Twins Next

The Giants will start a two-game series against the LG Twins on Thursday. The first pitch for Thursday’s game is scheduled for 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT).

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Putting down eight runs in the first two innings, the LG Twins won 11-5 over the Hanhwa Eagles on Wednesday. The game saw the team bounce back after an upset loss the day before.

A solo home run from No Jin-hyuk gave the NC Dinos the lead in the sixth inning. The team defeated the Doosan Bears 5-3 in the end.

A high-scoring game saw the KT Wiz defeat the Samsung Lions 11-6.

A three-run rally late from the SK Wyverns gave them a win, picking up a 7-6 victory against the Kia Tigers.

Giants Put Down Six Runs Against Heroes Starter Kim Jae-woong To Win

The Lotte Giants started their four-game stretch on the road with a win, defeating the Kiwoom Heroes 8-5 on Tuesday. The win was their seventh against the Heroes this year, kicking off a two-game series from the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea.

The win saw the Giants get ahead by six runs in the first two innings, earning the team a lead that the Heroes could not overtake. The six runs came against Kim Jae-woong, the starting pitcher for the Heroes in the game.

The short but also damaging performance from Kim gave him his third loss of 2020, moving his record to 0-3. The game was his sixth start of the season, with his 30 other appearances coming as a reliever.

Giants Score Six

The first run for the Giants came early, as a hit in the first inning from Jeon Jun-woo scored a run.

The five-run rally in the second started with a hit from Kim Joon-tae into left field scoring a run. In the next at-bat, An Chi-hong took home two more with a hit into the outfield.

The scoring in the inning finished with a bang, as Jung Hoon hit a two-run home run to make the game 6-0. Jung moved his tally of 2020 RBIs to 45 with the play.

Heroes Score Runs Against Kim, Who Wins Game

The Heroes started to score in the third inning. Loading up the bases, Noh Kyung-eun walked home a run.

After Park Joon-tae drove home a run in the fourth inning, Noh was pulled from the game. Reliever Kim Geon-guk took his place, completing the inning.

While Kim was still on the mound an inning later, a ground ball from Addison Russell allowed a runner to get home, making the game 6-3.

Continuing through to the end of the fifth inning, Kim’s performance was enough to be given the win on the mound. The win was his second of the year through 18 performances.

Late Runs From Both Teams

The Giants got back on the board in the sixth, scoring two more runs to extend their lead. Kim and An picked up more RBIs in the game in the inning. After a sacrifice fly from Kim drove home a runner, a hit into the outfield from An allowed Dixon Machado to hustle from second base to home.

Late runs for the Heroes came in the eighth, as the team put down two runs. A double from Park Joon-tae scored the first run, driving home a runner who was on first base. A hit from Kim Ha-seong scored Park to make the game 8-5.

Earning his 16th save of the season, Giants player Kim Won-joong pitched the ninth inning for the team.

Wednesday To Be Final Giants-Heroes 2020 Meeting

The Heroes will host the Giants one more time, with the teams set to play at 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT) on Wednesday. The matchup will be the last between the teams in the 2020 season.

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Getting ahead early with three runs, the Doosan Bears kept their lead to defeat the NC Dinos 7-3.

In a pitching performance lead by David Buchanan, the Samsung Lions picked up a shutout 7-0 win over the KT Wiz.

Scoring numerous runs including an eight-run rally in the fourth inning, the SK Wyverns won 16-1 against the Kia Tigers on Tuesday.

A tied game ended in unusual fashion, as Jung Jin-ho getting hit by a pitch in the 10th inning forced a run home, giving the Hanhwa Eagles an upset 6-5 win against the LG Twins.

Choi Earns Bears Sole Run In Low-Scoring Win Over Giants

A game that remained scoreless for the majority of the time saw a late run giving the Doosan Bears a 1-0 win over the Lotte Giants on Friday. The win finished a four-game series between the teams, ending it with both teams winning two games each.

The win for the Bears was their first of the week from home at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.

The game got it’s first run in the bottom of the ninth, with a hit from Choi Yong-jae drove home a run and ended the game in walk-off fashion. The run came against reliever Choi Jun-yong, an 18-year-old rookie who got his first loss through 10 appearances in 2020.

The win for the game went to Bears reliever Hong Gun-hee, who was brought in to earn the final out against the Giants in the ninth.

Starters Have Solid Stints

The game saw successful starting pitcher appearances from both teams. The Giants had Noh Kyung-eun, who had a scoreless stint for only the second time in 2020. Allowing four hits, Noh played six innings before being substituted out.

Also playing six innings was the Bears starter Lee Seung-jin, who only allowed two hits. Only playing as a starter for the third time this year, the game was Lee’s longest appearance of 2020.

Teams Head Separate Ways For Weekend Games

To finish their week, the Giants will head to the home park of the Samsung Lions in Daegu for a two-game series that kicks off on Saturday. The club has played the Lions nine times this season, going 3-6 against the team.

The Giants still have the potential to move up to sixth in the KBO this week. With the Tigers also losing their Friday game, the Giants remain half-a-game behind the sixth-place team.

The Bears will hit the road again, playing a two-game series against the SK Wyverns starting Saturday. The team has won six of the nine games they have played against the team.

The first pitch for Saturday’s games is set for 5:00PM KST (4:00AM EDT).

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Early runs from the Hanhwa Eagles matched with a strong start from Chad Bell helped give the team a 5-1 win over the KT Wiz.

A strong performance from the LG Twins gave them a 7-3 win against the Kiwoom Heroes on Friday.

While the Kia Tigers took a short lead in the sixth, the NC Dinos were able to score 10 runs in the final three innings to win 10-4.

Being down by a run, hits from Oh Jun-hyeok and Choi Ji-hoon gave the SK Wyverns the lead, earning them a win 8-6 over the Samsung Lions.


Lee Takes Back Lead For Giants Late, Defeating Bears By One Run

The Lotte Giants picked up a win on Thrursday, defeating the Doosan Bears 6-5 after a ninth inning hit from Lee Dae-ho scored two runs, giving the team the lead. The win was the third game of the week between the teams, although it was the first game at the Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.

The game was one that favored the Giants for a while, seeing the Bears slowly battle back late. The Bears took the lead for the first time in the eighth inning, causing the Giants to step up and retake the game in the ninth.

Neither starter was given a decision from the game due to it’s late-scoring nature. The Giants pitcher Park Se-woong had a strong performance, allowing one run in five innings. Bears pitcher Raul Alcantara played six innings, allowing three runs in total.

Giants Dominate First Half of Game

The first runs for the Giants came in the third inning. First was a hit from Jeon Jun-woo that drove home a run and took Jeon around to third base. In the next at-bat, a ground ball from Lee Dae-ho brought Jeon home.

Moving the game to a three-run lead, Jung Hoon scored a solo home run in the fifth inning.

Bears Work Back To Tie

The Bears started to score in the fifth with a hit from Jose Miguel Fernandez driving home a run in the inning.

The Bears were able to tie the game up an inning later, driving home two runs off of hits. The first came against reliever Lee In-bok, as Lee Yoo-chan drove home a runner off of a single. When Koo Seung-min came in, a hit from Jung Soo-bin to right field moved the game to 3-3.

Bears Take Lead, Giants Regain Composure Late

Bears reliever Park Chi-guk was brought into the game in the seventh inning, looking to take the team out of a zero-out bases-loaded jam. He was able to do so, although he gave up one run to Son Ah-seop along the way, giving the Giants the lead 4-3.

Giving the Bears the lead for the first time in the game, Fernandez sent a ball deep into right-center to drive in two runs in the eighth inning. The scoring came against Giants closer Kim Won-joong, who pitched the inning after as well.

The ninth inning performance from Kim was quick, facing only four batters before the inning ended. Kim earned his third win of the year, with his outstanding statistic in 2020 still being saves, which currently sits at 12.

The game-deciding runs from the Giants in the ninth came against Hong Gun-hee, who got his third loss of the year.

Giants Eye Sixth Again

Now up two-games-to-one in their four game series against the Bears, the Giants have put themselves in a position to potentially move up to sixth in the KBO on Friday. The team currently has a 42-39-1 record, putting them only half-a-game behind the 44-40 Kia Tigers.

First pitch for the final game between the Bears and Giants this week is set for 6:30PM KST (5:30AM EDT) on Friday.

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A shutout win for the KT Wiz on Thursday was lead by starter Bae Je-seong, who left the Hanhwa Eagles hitless through five-and-two-thirds innings. The Wiz won 3-0.

Early runs put the Samsung Lions ahead comfortably, as the team defeated the SK Wyverns 8-3 on Thursday.

While a six-run lead was enough for the NC Dinos, runs later in their game moved them to a final score of 14-2 over the Kia Tigers.

A close game went to the Kiwoom Heroes after an eighth-inning hit from Kim Ha-seong scored two runs. The team defeated the LG Twins 6-5 on Thursday.