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‘2 on, 2 out, 6 hitters in a row’ Chung gives up 5 runs on 10 hits in 3⅔ innings…

Kiwoom Heroes’ Chung Chan-heon (33) collapsed after allowing six consecutive batters to hit.

Chung took the mound against the Lotte Giants in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on Tuesday, giving up five runs on 10 hits with one walk and two strikeouts in 3⅔ innings.

After giving up a leadoff single to Kim Min-seok in the first inning, Jung got Ahn Chi-hong to fly out to center field, but was hit by Lee Jung-hoon to put runners on first and second. After striking out Niko Goodrum, Chung got Yoon Dong-hee to fly out to center field to get out of the jam.

With Kiwoom leading 3-0, Chung got Jeon Jun-woo to ground out to shortstop in the second inning. However, Park Seung-wook singled and stole second, and Noh Ji-hyuk fouled off the first baseman to put runners on second and third. With one out in the inning, Chung surrendered six straight hits to Jung Chan-hun, Kim Min-seok, Ahn Chi-hong, Lee Jeong-hoon, Gudrum and Yoon Dong-hee to quickly turn the game into a 3-5 deficit. He managed to get Jeon Jun-woo to fly out to center field to end the second inning, but Lotte had already taken advantage of the batting order.

After striking out the side in the third inning, Jung struck out the leadoff batter, Kim Min-seok, in the fourth. He then walked Ahn Chi-hong, but was able to prevent him from stealing second base. In the bottom of the inning, Jung gave up another double, this time to Lee Jung-hoon, and was eventually replaced by Yang Hyun to end the game. Yang prevented Chung from scoring another run. However, the bullpen continued to give up runs and Kiwoom lost 8-12.

Chung, who threw 83 pitches, used a slider (28), curve (25), two-seam (20), and fork (10) against Lotte batters. His fastball touched 137 kilometers per hour. After struggling with his fastball, Chung tried a variety of other pitches to get Lotte batters out, including a 69km/h fastball, but the results were not as good.

Kiwoom’s starting pitchers have been struggling lately. With Choi Won-tae gone to LG via trade, ace Ahn Woo-jin has been scratched from the first team roster due to injury concerns, and Ian McKinney and Jang Jae-young have lost pace. On top of that, Chung Chan-heon pitched poorly, tying his season-high for hits in a game.

Kiwoom, who narrowly escaped a nine-game losing streak but were swept in a three-game home series, will need a breakthrough from the starting lineup to turn things around. 카지노사이트

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‘3 runs to 4 runs to 5 runs’ KIA release catcher’s remarkable transformation is all about hitting

Lotte Giants’ Lee Jung-hoon (29) has been swinging the bat like a champ.

Lee started as the No. 3 designated hitter against the Kiwoom Heroes in the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on Tuesday and went 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs, two runs scored and two walks.

In the top of the first inning, Lee singled against Kiwoom starter Jung Chan-heon to put runners on first and second with one out. However, he was unable to capitalize as he was unable to get a follow-up hit.

In the bottom of the second inning, with Lotte trailing 2-3, Lee Jung-hoon tied the game with an RBI single off Chung Chan-heon. Nico Gudrum followed with an RBI single, and Lee came home on Yoon Dong-hee’s RBI single.

Lee hit a two-run double in the fourth inning to drive in Jung Chan-heon. In the sixth inning, he faced reliever Lee Myung-jong and drew a walk to load the bases. In the eighth inning, he drew a walk and scored on Ahn Kwon-soo’s push single.

Lee joined KIA in the 10th round (94th overall) of the 2017 rookie draft and was expected to be an offensive catcher with a good bat. However, he struggled in the first team until last year, hitting just 2-for-2 in 61 games (36 runs in 157 at-bats) with two home runs and 17 RBIs. Ultimately, he was released after the season.

Last winter, Lee signed with Lotte for a new opportunity. He was limited to the second team at the start of the season, but had a solid 54-game season in the Futures League, batting 2-for-8 (47-for-163) with two home runs, 26 RBIs, and a .719 OPS.

Once he was promoted to the big leagues, his bat heated up even more. In a three-game series with the Kiwis, he went 8-for-10 with three doubles. On the season, he is batting 4-for-6 with two doubles, one home run, two RBIs and six runs scored in 16 games (18-for-39).

Lee joined Lotte as a catcher, but now he’s actually playing the outfield and designated hitter. It’s unfortunate that he gave up the premium defense of catcher, but his bat has made up for it. With a fresh start with a new team, fans are eager to see how his journey will end. 파워볼사이트