Kia Tigers swept a three-game series against Changwon

Baseball’s Kia Tigers swept a three-game series against Changwon thanks to a dramatic walk-off hit by Lee Woo-sung.

The Tigers won a tightly contested 2-1 victory over the NC Dinos in the regular season finale of the 2024 Shinhan SOL Bank KBO League at NC Park in Changwon on April 19. With the win, Kia completed the series sweep and extended its winning streak to four games. They remained in first place with 29 wins, 16 losses, and one tie.

Ace Yang Hyun-jong pitched well with six innings of one-run ball, but the offense struggled to get going. The score remained 1-1. 바카라사이트 Both teams tried their best to win the game by putting in their best pitchers.

However, KIA was more focused. In the ninth inning, with the bases loaded, No. 5 hitter Lee Woo-sung hit a solo shot to left field off NC closer Lee Yong-chan.

It was Lee’s seventh home run of the season.

The dramatic game-winning home run with two outs in the ninth inning completed KIA’s three-game sweep of Changwon. It has been a long time since Kia swept a three-game series against NC 3. It took 2502 days to complete an NC sweep after the three-game series against Gwangju NC on July 11-13, 2017, and 2884 days to complete the sweep against Changwon after the three-game series against Masan NC on June 24-26, 2016.

After the game, Lee Woo-sung said, “I didn’t have good results at the plate since yesterday, but I’m so grateful that the manager believed in me and gave me a chance. I struck out three times in yesterday’s game, but the foul pitches came at the right time, so the feeling of hitting wasn’t bad,” Lee said.

“Before my last at-bat, 온라인카지노사이트 the coach told me to ‘relax a little bit when you see the pitcher at the plate’. I’m so happy it worked out for me,” he laughed.

“It was a difficult three-game series, but I’m glad that the whole team stayed focused and we were able to continue our winning streak. We are grateful to our fans for their support even though we were playing away from home, and we are determined to repay them with good results this season.”