SSG Landers continued its winning streak with several more records.
SSG won its seventh game of the season against the Samsung Lions of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League 6-0 at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 23rd. It was SSG’s fourth straight win온라인바카라.
SSG ace Kim Kwang-hyun shut down the Samsung batting order, while Choo Shin-soo and Choi Jeong-jeong hit home runs to knock out Samsung starter Baek Jeon-hyun.
Choo Shin-soo (designated hitter), Choi Ji-hoon (centre fielder), Choi Jeong (third baseman), Eredia (left fielder), Park Sung-hyun (shortstop), Kang Jin-sung (first baseman), Oh Tae-gon (right fielder), Choi Jun-woo (second baseman) and Lee Jae-won (catcher) were in the batting order.
The first inning got off to a good start as Kim Kwang-hyun kept Samsung off the board in the top of the first, and in the bottom of the inning, Choo Shin-soo gave his team the lead with a solo shot to right field. His fifth home run of the season. Shin-soo Choo’s leadoff home run in the first inning was his third of the season, second in SSG, 350th of his career, and third in his personal history.
Ji-hoon Choi followed with a single to left and Choi hit a two-run home run over the left-centre field fence. Choi’s 17th home run of the season gave him 3800 career hits. He is the fourth player in KBO history, the youngest (36 years, 4 months, 4 days), and the first right-hander.
The previous records were set by Yang Jun-hyuk on 25 June 2009 (age 40), Lee Seung-yeop on 14 September 2016 (age 40), and Choi Hyung-woo on 10 May 2023 (age 40).
After pitching a scoreless second inning, Kim Kwang-hyun gave up a double to Kang Kang-ul in the top of the third before getting Kim Ho-jae to ground out in front of the first baseman to reach 1,900 career innings. Kim had thrown 1,897⅔ innings until the 17th against Lotte. It is the 10th most in KBO history.
Choi hit a two-run homer in his first at-bat in the first inning and added another in the second. It was Choi’s ninth home run of the season, second in SSG, 1155th in his career, and 25th in his personal history.
Choi now has the second-most pinch-hit home runs of all time behind Lee Seung-yeop (28). Park Byung-ho is third with 24.
SSG’s two-hit veterans helped the team continue its good run with meaningful performances.
Kim Kwang-hyun pitched seven scoreless innings to improve to 4-1 on the season. The seven innings were his most this season. The previous record was 6⅓ innings pitched against Hanwha in Munhak on the 14th of last month. It has also been 279 days since he pitched seven or more innings against Doosan in Munhak on the 17th of September last year (seven scoreless innings).