Lim Byeong-wook's 3-Run Home Run and Lee Joo-hyung's 3 Hits

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Lim Byeong-wook's 3-Run Home Run and Lee Joo-hyung's 3 Hits... Kiwoom Defeats Go Young-pyo and Wins 2 Times in a Row

Kiwoom, bottom of the league, SSG·KT alliance competing for top ranking

Professional baseball's Kiwoom Heroes stopped Go Young-pyo's streak of quality starts (within 3 earned runs in 6 or more innings as a starter) in 12 games. 

Kiwoom won 6-2 in the home game against kt wiz of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 1st and recorded two consecutive wins. 먹튀검증가이드

Last-ranked Kiwoom, which had won 8-3 the day before against SSG Landers, ranked 3rd in the league, after a fierce battle in the 12th inning, this time took 2nd place, KT, and emerged as a variable in the ranking competition at the end of the league.

Lee Joo-hyung shook up Go Young-pyo with a triple and a double in the first and third innings, respectively, and Lim Byeong-wook succeeded in completely destroying him with a three-run home run.

Lee Joo-hyung hit a single in the 8th inning, going 3 hits in 4 at-bats, with 2 RBIs, a cycling hit (recording everything from a single to a home run in one game), and a perfect performance with only the home run missing.

Kiwoom Heroes took the lead in the first inning with two runners on base thanks to singles by Kim Tae-jin and Song Seong-moon, and Joo-hyung Lee targeted Go Young-pyo's changeup with two RBI and a triple.

In the third inning, with one out, Song Seong-moon opened the game with a single in front of left field, and Lee Joo-hyung again hit Go Young-pyo's changeup with a double to right field to open the scoring for second and third base.

Kiwoom, who scored their third run on Kim Hwi-jip's sacrifice fly, continued the opportunity with Lee Hyeong-jong's walk, and Lim Byeong-wook hit his sixth three-run home run of the season, putting an end to Ko Young-pyo's streak of quality starts.

The type of pitch that Lim Byung-wook targeted was also Go Young-pyo's signature changeup.

KT, who was in the midst of a battle for the lead and had a long way to go, only scored 1 point for a timely hit in the 4th inning and 1 point for a wild pitch in the 7th inning.

Kiwoom starter Jang Jae-young showed poor ball control and was replaced at first base with two outs in the fifth inning with a 6-1 lead, throwing away a golden opportunity to get his second win of the season.

Jaeyoung Jang pitched 4⅔ innings, allowed 2 hits, 9 walks, and 1 run on 103 pitches, with 44 strikes and 59 balls.

Left-handed pitcher Seok-won Yoon, who received the baton from Jae-young Jang, pitched well in 1⅓ innings, allowing 1 hit, 1 walk, and no runs, and experienced the joy of his first victory in his debut.

KT Go Young-pyo gave up 6 runs until the 3rd inning, then left the remaining 4th and 5th innings scoreless and suffered his 6th loss (10th win) of the season with 9 hits (1 home run), 1 walk, 3 strikeouts, and 6 runs in 5 innings.