‘6th place a month ago → dramatic 3rd place’ SSG defeated Doosan in the final match and was confirmed to advance directly to the semi-PO… Waka match Doosan VS NC big clash
SSG Landers confirmed a direct advance to the semi-playoffs in the final game of the regular season.
SSG won 5-0 in the final match of the regular season against the Doosan Bears held at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 17th. With this win, SSG finished 144 regular season games with 76 wins, 3 draws, and 65 losses. Ranked 3rd in the final rankings and goes directly to the semi-playoffs. SSG will play a semi-playoff series with the winning team in the wild card game starting on the 22nd.
Doosan, which confirmed its final ranking of 5th place a day earlier on the 16th, finished the regular season with 74 wins, 2 draws, and 68 losses. After a day’s rest, Doosan will play a wild card match against 4th place NC Dinos at Changwon NC Park starting on the 19th. On this day, the final game, NC lost 1-7 to the KIA Tigers, confirming 4th place.안전놀이터
In this day’s game, SSG selected Gwang-Hyeon Kim as the starting pitcher. Jang Won-jun faced Doosan.
SSG starting lineup: Oh Tae-gon (first baseman) – Kim Kang-min (center fielder) – Han Yu-seom (designated hitter) – Heredia (left fielder) – Ha Jae-hoon (right fielder) – Park Seong-han (shortstop) – Kim Seong-hyun (third baseman) – Kim Min-sik (catcher) – Ahn Sang-hyun (2nd baseman) Starting pitcher Kim Gwang-
hyun Doosan starting lineup: Jeong Soo-bin (center fielder) – Kim In-tae (right fielder) – Yang Seok-hwan (1st baseman) – Yang Eui-ji (designated hitter) – Kang Seung-ho (2nd baseman) – Park Jun-young (shortstop) – Park Ji-hoon (3rd baseman) – Seung-han Ahn (catcher) – Soo-haeng Jo (left fielder) Starting pitcher Won-jun Jang
After Gwang-Hyun Kim overcame the crisis of allowing a run in the top of the first inning, Won-Jun Jang also prevented the crisis by allowing no runs. In the bottom of the first inning, SSG had a chance to reach first and second base with no outs thanks to a hit by Tae-gon Oh and a walk by Kang-min Kim, but they were silenced by Han Yu-seom’s strikeout and Heredia’s double play.
Bottom of the 3rd inning, 0-0. SSG succeeded in scoring a large number of goals by shaking up Jang Won-jun. It started with leadoff hitter Kim Min-sik’s home run. Kim Min-sik targeted Jang Won-jun’s throw and went over the right wall.
Once the first goal was scored, SSG continued its attack. Following Ahn Sang-hyun’s hit, the opponent advanced to second base due to an error, and Oh Tae-gon succeeded in a sacrifice bunt. Even Kim Kang-min gets on base with a walk, with one out and runners on 1st and 3rd base. Hanyu Island brought in third base runner Ahn Sang-hyun with a sacrifice fly to center field, and the chance continued with Heredia’s double. 2 outs, 2nd and 3rd bases. SSG took a 4-0 lead when Ha Jae-hoon hit a timely 2-RBI hit in front of right field.
SSG scored an additional point in the 4th inning. Seonghyun Kim hit a home run. Seong-Hyun Kim came out as the leadoff hitter and hit a left-field solo home run against Won-Jun Jang. Seong-Hyun Kim hit his first home run of the season in the last game of the season.
SSG, ahead 5-0, continued its lead. Gwang-Hyun Kim pitched without giving up any goals. In the top of the 5th inning, with bases loaded and 1 out, he struck out Jo Soo-dong and Kim Tae-geun, and after ending the 6th inning with a three-out strike, he came off the mound with all the qualifications required to be a winning pitcher. SSG also had a chance to score an additional score with one out and bases loaded in the bottom of the 7th inning, but Doosan escaped the crisis by changing the pitcher to Choi Seung-yong and succeeding in inducing a double play with Kim Seong-hyun at the plate, and SSG was unable to escape any further.
There were no additional runs in the last chance to reach first base with no outs in the bottom of the 8th inning, but there was also no crisis. After starting pitcher Gwang-Hyun Kim went down after allowing 6 scoreless innings, Min-Jun Choi pitched 2 innings without allowing any runs, and also celebrated 3rd place by pitching the final 9 innings without allowing any runs.