What do I do with HanwhaFall baseball is getting farther away…Roh Sihwan hit three home runs
What should I do with the professional baseball Hanwha Eagles…
‘Young giant’ Noh Si-hwan is excited, but the team’s hopes for fall baseball are getting farther and farther away.
Noh Si-hwan, as a Hanwha player, scored 5 RBIs with 3 homers on the day he became the monthly MVP after 5 years and 3 months after Jung Woo-ram in May 2018, but Hanwha fell into a swamp of 4 consecutive losses 꽁머니지급.
During the month of July, Noh Si-hwan won the MVP for the month with a batting average of 0.298, 6 home runs (1st place), 14 RBIs (tied for 5th place), and a slugging percentage of 0.649 (1st place).
However, the team fell into a 4-game losing streak and was tied to the lower ranks with the Kiwoom Heroes and Samsung Lions, who had been losing in a row as well as competing for the mid-tier.
8th place Hanwha (38 wins, 5 draws, 51 losses, 0.427) was 3.5 games away from 7th place Lotte Giants (44 wins, 50 losses, 0.468), and 9th place Kiwoom (42 wins, 3 draws, 58 losses, 0.420) and 10th place Samsung (40 Win 1 draw 56 losses, 0.417) and are being chased by 1.5 games.
Hanwha lost 6-12 in a visiting game against kt wiz in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO league held at KT Wiz Park in Suwon on the 9th.
On this day, Noh Si-hwan fired a preemptive solo gun that went over the wall in the middle left after two shots at the beginning of the first inning.
The next hitter, Chae Eun-seong, also crossed the center fence, and Hanwha completed the club’s first consecutive home run this season.
Noh Si-hwan hit 3 runs in the left midfield in the beginning of the 3rd inning, leading 2-1, and in the 8th inning, he appeared as a leading batsman and drew a mid-middle solo arch.
All three were large-scale home runs exceeding 130m in distance.
Roh Si-hwan became the first individual to hit 3 home runs in one game, and with 26 home runs in the season, he widened the gap with Choi Jeong (21 home runs), who came second in the category, to 5.
However, despite Roh Si-hwan’s great success, Hanwha lost.
1st place kt in the second half succeeded in reversing with 13 hits even after being hit by 4 home runs by Noh Si-hwan and Chae Eun-seong.
At the bottom of the 4th inning, trailing by 1-5, Hwang Jae-gyun walked and Park Byeong-ho’s left-handed double made second and third base safe, and when Jang Seong-woo struck out on a swing, the ball fell back and made up for one point, and Anthony Alford’s body hit. In the 1st, 1st and 3rd bases that led to the ball, Kim Sang-soo scored 1 more point with a ground ball in front of the 3rd baseman.
In the 2nd, 1st and 3rd bases, 1st base runner Oh Yoon-seok ran to 2nd base, and 3rd base runner Alford ran home and succeeded in stealing the base 4-5.
In the 5th inning, Moon Sang-cheol’s 2-RBI double hit the bases safely, and Jang Seong-woo’s sacrifice fly, Ahn Chi-young’s center fielder’s triple, Kim Sang-soo’s sacrifice fly, and Kim Min-hyuk’s heavy strikes widened the gap.
kt scored 6 runs with 7 hits in the 5th inning.
After winning 14 wins (3 losses) in 17 games in the second half, kt pushed the NC Dinos and rose to third place.
■ Kiwoom, who fell into the swamp of 9 consecutive losses in the club’s most tie, defeated Lotte and ‘escaped the losing streak’
Kiwoom Heroes defeated the Lotte Giants, who made numerous defensive mistakes, 10-8 and escaped from the swamp of 9 consecutive losses.
Kiwoom, who would have set a new record for the most consecutive losses in the club if he had lost that day, was greatly relieved.
In Lotte, shortstop Nico Gudrum in the second inning, first baseman Ko Seung-min in the third inning, and Yoon Dong-hee in right fielder made repeated mistakes.
Kiwoom dug into Lotte’s gap and took the lead by scoring 1 point in the 2nd inning and 5 points in the 3rd inning.
There was also a moment when director Hong Won-ki Kiwoom’s face hardened.
Kiwoom gave up 4 walks in the beginning of the 9th inning, when he was leading 10-3, and was chased by 8-10 with 5 runs.
However, the victory was kept thanks to the points earned at the beginning of the game due to the opponent’s mistake.
After Lee Jung-hoo left due to injury, Kim Hye-seong, who plays the pivotal role in Kiwoom, stood at the forefront of escaping from a losing streak with 3 hits and 2 RBIs in 4 at-bats.
■ SSG escaped 2 consecutive losses with ‘active home run leader Choi Jeong’ in the final shot
SSG Landers escaped from 2 consecutive losses with Choi Jeong’s ‘active home run player’ in the final shot.
SSG defeated NC 2-1 at home in Incheon.
Choi Jeong-eun appeared as the lead batter at the end of the 4th inning with a 1-1 match, kicked up NC starter Seong-young Choi’s 124 km/h changeup, and hit a large left mid-wall solo gun with a distance of 135 m.
Choi Jeong-eun, who hit her 20th home run of the season against the Samsung Lions on July 27, suffered from a home run drought, adding a home run in 11 games.
Choi Jeong’s personal career home runs increased to 450.
Choi Jeong-eun, who hit 450 homers in his personal career, became the second player in KBO League history to break the record for the most home runs (467) held by Doosan Bears manager Lee Seung-yeop by 17 runs.
NC, which had been running for 5 consecutive wins, was defeated that day and fell one notch to 4th place.
■ Samsung escapes from 5 consecutive losses against Doosan… 9th Place Kiwoom and Ride Delete
The Samsung Lions won a thrilling come-from-behind 6-4 victory over the Doosan Bears in a game away from Jamsil.
On this day, Jose Pirella and Koo Ja-wook from Samsung, and Jose Rojas and Kim Jae-hwan from Doosan hit solo shots, and both teams faced off 2-2 until the beginning of the 6th inning.
Doosan broke the balance with Yang Seok-hwan’s heavy hit at the end of the 6th inning with 1 out on 1st and 2nd base.
However, Samsung turned the game around 3-3 with Kim Dong-jin’s double in the top of the 8th inning, followed by Kim Seong-yoon’s left-handed hit.
In the top of the 9th inning, lead batter Ryu Ji-hyeok walked on base and succeeded in stealing second base, and Pirella’s batted ball hit Doosan pitcher Hong Kun-hee and turned into an infield hit, creating chances for first and third base safely.
Jae-Il Oh retreated with a fly ball from shortstop, but Doosan second baseman Lee Yu-chan, who caught Kang Han-wool’s big ball from 1st 2nd and 3rd base, led by Doosan catcher Jang Seung-hyun’s fastball, threw a bad ball into the home, Ryu Ji-hyeok and Pirella stepped home.
With Kim Dong-jin’s hit and Kim Hyun-joon’s heavy hit at the right time, Samsung scored 3 runs in the ninth inning.
Doosan took a chance on second and third base safely at the end of the ninth inning, but only made up for one point with pinch hitter Kim Min-hyuk’s sacrifice fly to center fielder.
Samsung broke the chain of 5 consecutive losses against Doosan.
■ LG beats KIA after 8-0 lead in rainy weather the previous day,
leading the way LG Twins defeated the KIA Tigers 6-2 in their visit to Gwangju.
Kim Min-seong, who returned to the 1st team after about a month after recovering from a thigh injury, attacked KIA starter Eui-ri Lee from the 2nd, 1st and 3rd bases at the beginning of the second inning and hit the left-handed two-run gun.
In the 5th and 7th innings, additional points were scored due to a series of mistakes by KIA infielders.
KIA pursued 2-4 with Choi Hyung-woo’s two-run gun in the 7th inning, but collapsed in the 9th inning as he gave the score to the opponent due to an error.
On this day, KIA first baseman Choi Won-joon, second baseman Kim Kyu-seong, shortstop Kim Do-young, and second baseman Park Chan-ho made a total of four mistakes.
LG starter Lee Jeong-yong won his first starter win in his personal career with a good pitching of 5 innings with no hits and 2 runs.
LG shook off the regret of being declared a no-game in the rain when they were leading 8-0 the previous day.