LG leads in home runs, doubles, and RBIs, beats Kiwoom for 5th straight win

SEOUL, South Korea (Yonhap) By Jang Hyun-koo Reporter = The LG Twins extended their winning streak to five games on the first day of August and consolidated their hold on first place .LG won its 2023 KBO home game against the Kiwoom Heroes 4-2 on Monday at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul. Starting pitcher Lim Chan-kyu pitched 5⅔ innings of two-run ball to extend his winning streak to three games against Kiwoom .LG scored in a variety of ways to harass Kiwoom starter Ian McKinney .In the third inning, after Kiwoom scored the first run of the game, Moon Bo-kyung hit a two-run double with two outs .In the fourth inning, leadoff hitter Oh Ji-hwan stole second base and advanced one base on Lee Jae-won’s single and Park Dong-won’s infield grounder .In the fifth inning, with the 온라인카지노 score 3-1, leadoff hitter Hong Chang-ki singled to left, prompting LG manager Yeom Kyung-yeop to bring in Shin Min-jae for Moon Sung-joo .Shin, who has become a key part of the team’s offense this year, sent Hong home with a single to right-center field. Kiwoom pulled within one run in the top of the sixth inning on a groundout by Lee Won-seok following a double by Kim Hye-sung, but were unable to extend their lead as Lee Hyung-jong was retired on a foul fly to third base by LG reliever Go Woo-seok in the bottom of the inning. LG’s Oh Ji-hwan added three stolen bases on the day, becoming the eighth player in history to reach double-digit stolen bases in 12 consecutive years.

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