“Starter Yokishi showed good chemistry with Kim Dong-heon and fulfilled his duties until the 6th episode.”
Kiwoom Heroes won 6-1 against Samsung Lions in the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul on the 20th. With this victory, Kiwoom stopped the series sweep loss and ended its two consecutive losses.
Starting pitcher Eric Yokishi harvested 2 wins of the season with 5 hits, 2 walks, 4 strikeouts and 1 run in 6 innings. The bullpen, which consisted of Kim Dong-hyuk (1 inning scoreless), Lim Chang-min (1 inning scoreless score), and Moon Seong-hyeon (1 inning scoreless score), kept the victory. In the other lineup, Kim Hui-jip scored a double with 3 RBIs and became the main character of the final. Jeon Byeong-woo hit his first home run of the season, and Kim Hye-seong, Kim Tae-jin, and Edison Russell were active with multi-hits.
Coach Hong Won-ki said in an interview after the game, “Starter Yokishi showed good chemistry with Kim Dong-heon and fulfilled his mission until the 6th inning. He showed skillful pitching in every crisis and blocked the innings well. Kim Hwi-jip’s 3 RBIs in the 1st inning played a big role in bringing about the victory.” 먹튀검증
Coach Hong Won-ki, who praised the fielders’ defense, said, “Each inning rain came out,” saying, “Especially thanks to Russell and Jeon Byung-woo’s rain in the 7th, I was able to not lose the flow to the opponent. We were able to bring victory today by creating a key point with Hosubi Du Russell’s timely hit and Jeon Byung-woo’s home run.”
Kiwoom, who finished 3 consecutive matches during the week with 1 win and 2 losses, will play 3 consecutive matches against SSG Landers from the 21st.