Park Jin-man-ho, first meeting Lee Seung-yeop-ho sacrificed 7 consecutive wins ‘Buchanan perfect fight + Lee Seong-gyu final gun’
The first official match between Doosan coach Lee Seung-yeop and Samsung Park Jin-man, the new coaches of the same age.
In the world of victory, joy and sorrow were mixed. The winner was coach Park Jin-man. Ace Buchanan’s scoreless pitching and Lee Seong-gyu’s home run for two days in a row helped them win seven consecutive victories.
In an exhibition game against 메이저놀이터Doosan held on the 25th at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, Samsung won 5-3 and secured its sole lead with 9 wins and 2 losses.
Samsung took the lead with 5 points while Buchanan blocked the Doosan lineup with no runs. In the 7th inning, the bullpen allowed the batting order and allowed 3 runs, but was not reversed.
Buchanan, who made the last start of the demonstration game ahead of the opening, perfectly digested the rehearsal with 4 hits, 2 walks, 6 strikeouts and no runs in 5⅓ innings. Hong Jung-woo and Lee Seung-hyun kept the 8th and 9th innings scoreless, respectively, and kept the victory by 2 points.
The best hit product in the exhibition game Seong-gyu Lee hit the final home run for two days in a row with the preemptive two-run four in the exhibition game No. 5 and booked the home run king in the exhibition game.
Kim Tae-gun, who started as a catcher, also played an active role as a center of the bottom line by posting two RBIs with doubles and triples. Ja-wook Koo also continued his 4-game hitting streak with multi-hits.
For Doosan, table setter Jeong Su-bin had 3 hits and Rojas had 2 hits. Shin Seong-hyun, who played as a substitute, made a mark on the bench with 2 hits in 2 at-bats, including a double.
Park Shin-ji, who started rehearsing for the starting pitcher, showed an uneasy appearance with 4 runs including a home run in 4 innings, 6 hits and 1 walk, despite the help of Hosobi, and could not relieve the worries of the 5th starter.
However, the bullpen minimized the runs with a sense of stability. Pil Seung-jo and Lee Hyung-beom pitched impressively with 1 hit and 3 strikeouts in 1⅔ innings. Rookie left-hander Kim Ho-jun (⅓ innings, 1 strikeout), right-hander Choi Ji-gang (1 hit, no run), and left-hander Baek Seung-woo (1 inning, no hit, no run) were recognized for their impressive pitching potential.
At the end of the 3rd inning, which was 0-0, Lee Seong-gyu pulled a 141km fastball from Doosan starter Park Shin-ji at the 1st and 3rd base made by Kim Tae-gun’s double, leading the Samsung with a two-run home run. After one out in the 4th inning, Kang Han-wool’s double and Lee Won-seok’s walk made first and second bases, Kim Tae-gun’s sweeping double on the right wing widened the score to 4-0. After two outs in the 7th inning, Gong Min-kyu and Yun Jeong-bin, who were substituted, made the score 5-0 with consecutive doubles.
Doosan, who had been pushed by Samsung starters Buchanan and Woo Kyu-min, started the chase with 2 RBIs and timely hits by Su-bin Su with 1 company and 1st and 2nd bases at the end of the 7th inning. Kang Seung-ho’s timely hit in the following 1st, 1st and 3rd bases narrowed the distance to 2 points, but with the 2nd base full, just one shot was not enough.