5th place SSG Landers achieved a comeback win over 4th place Doosan Bears. The head coach expressed his gratitude to the foreign starting pitcher for blocking the pitch for a long inning.
SSG achieved a 6-3 come-from-behind victory against Doosan in the 2nd game of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League double header held at SSG Landers Field in Incheon at 7:34 pm on the 27th. SSG in 5th place and Doosan in 4th place are 2 games apart.
After the game, coach Kim Won-hyung said, “Elias continues to take charge of many innings and is laying the foundation for victory. “Thank you for pitching with all your might today, going 8 innings and leading the team to victory,” he praised.
Roenis Elias, who started the game, pitched 8 innings, allowing 7 hits, 8 strikeouts, and no walks while allowing 3 runs, earning his 7th win (6th loss) of the season. He has pitched seven or more innings in three recent games in a row. He pitched 8 scoreless innings against Doosan on the 14th and 7 scoreless innings against LG on the 21st.
Coach Kim praised, “(Choi) Joo-hwan’s winning hit in the bottom of the 6th inning and the batters who followed showed good concentration at the same time, which enabled us to win.”메이저사이트
SSG gave up 1 run in the top of the 6th inning, but turned the game around by scoring 6 runs in the bottom of the 6th, including Choi Joo-hwan’s 2-RBI turnaround double.
Previously, in the first game of the doubleheader held at 3 PM, there was a 7-7 draw. With the win in the second game, 5th place SSG narrowed the gap from 4th place Doosan from 3 games to 2 games.
Coach Kim said, “The players played a very difficult game from the first game of the doubleheader. However, I would like to praise them for not giving up and chasing until the end and resulting in a draw. He added, “It must have been physically difficult in the second game, but I am thankful for the good performance.”