A two-run homer by Park Dong-won off Young-hyun Park in the bottom of the eighth inning was the one blow that derailed the KT Wiz’s hopes of a second straight win in the 2023 KBO Korean Series .However, it was Kim Hyun-soo’s RBI double with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning that shifted the momentum to the opposition, as KT was unable to score another run. KT took a 4-0 lead in the second game of the best-of-seven Korean Series (KS-7) against the LG Twins at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on Monday before falling 4-5.They scored four runs off LG starter Choi Won-tae in the top of the first inning, but were unable to add to their lead and eventually succumbed to LG’s onslaught .The real turning point came in the bottom of the seventh inning, when KT led 4-2.With two outs and a walk to Park Hae-min, the KT bench turned to its most reliable card in the bullpen, Park Young-hyun .Facing Kim Hyun-soo, Park settled for a fastball when his changeup didn’t work, and Kim sensed it and lined a double past KT first baseman Park Byung-ho .Park Byung-ho, who was playing line defense at first base, was unable to catch the ball because it was too fast. It was a disappointing moment for Park, who played solid first base defense throughout the series .Park Byung-ho has bad memories of playing first base in the Korean Series.
It was Game 5 of the 2014 Korean Series against the Samsung Lions when he was playing for the Nexen (now Kiwoom) Heroes .With the series tied at 2-2, Nexen faced runners on second and third in the bottom of the ninth inning. Choi Hyung-woo pulled a low pitch from Son Seung-rak, and first baseman Park Byung-ho was unable to catch a “sharp first base fairball.” It was a difficult hit for any first baseman to make, but it was one of the most memorable moments for Park, as his team came back from a 1-2 deficit to win the KS hampionship .Nine years later, Park Byung-ho, who now protects KT’s first base, once again had to swallow his disappointment as the ball sailed past him. Kim Hyun-soo’s hit was also a huge hit, but it wasn’t Park’s defense that was at fault. After the game, KT manager Lee Kang-cheol said, “Park Byung-ho couldn’t catch it because of the (irregular) boundary, so he stayed on the (first base) line and defended, and his defense position was good .”In the end, Kim Hyun-soo’s double off Park Young-hyun’s fastball led to Park Dong-won’s two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth. Still reeling from giving up a long ball on a fastball, the Young-hyun-Jang-Sung-woo battery threw a changeup to Park with runners on first and second, and it was in the middle 카지노사이트킹 of the strike zone, allowing the home run.