‘Five-game winning streak’ manager Won Ho Choi praises evenly matched games, bullpens’ work

The Hanwha Eagles swept all three games of a doubleheader against the Kiwoom Heroes in extra innings to extend their winning streak to five games.

Hanwha swept the second game of a doubleheader against Kiwoom in the Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League 2023 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on Monday, winning 3-1. Hanwha, which swept SSG in Daejeon on the 6th and 7th, defeated Kiwoom in 12 innings of extra innings on the 8th and followed it up with an 11-2 sweep in the first game of the doubleheader on the 9th to extend its winning streak to five games. They improved to 49 wins, 6 ties and 62 losses on the season.

Nam Ji-min, who started, walked five in four and a third innings, but minimized the damage with three hits, two strikeouts and one unearned run. Yoon Dae-kyung came on in relief and pitched ⅔ scoreless innings, followed by Lee Min-woo (1 inning), Kim Bum-soo (1 inning), Joo Hyun-sang (⅔ inning), and Park Sang-won (1⅓ innings) to preserve the win.

At the plate, Oh Sun-jin and Noh Si-hwan had two hits, one RBI and one run scored, while Moon Hyun-bin and Choi In-ho also had multi-hit games. Choi Jae-hoon walked three times and scored a run, while Lee Jin-young, who came in as a pinch hitter, also had a single.

After the game, manager Choi Won-ho said, “Nam Ji-min did a great job in a difficult situation. I want to praise the bullpen for their even performance in a tight game, especially Yoon Dae-kyung’s no-hitter in the fifth inning. Closer Park Sang-won also finished the game well with a multi-inning save,” he said.스포츠토토

“Our table-setters Moon Hyun-bin and Oh Sun-jin did their part with multi-hit games, and Lee Jin-young came through with a crucial hit in the eighth inning when we needed extra runs to win the game,” he added.

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