“Im Chan-kyu pitched perfectly like a first-team Korean starter”

The LG Twins became the first of 10 teams to reach 30 wins in a season with a sweep of the KIA Tigers.

LG Twins, led by manager Yoon Kyung-yup, defeated the Kia Tigers 7-1 in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Gwangju-KIA Champions Field on Monday. With the win, first-place LG improved to 30 wins (1 tie, 16 losses) on the season.

Starting pitcher Lim Chan-kyu earned his fifth win of the season after pitching seven shutout innings on four days’ rest, striking out five 토토사이트 and walking none. He was followed by Jung Woo-young, Kim Dae-hyun, and Kim Jin-sung. At the plate, Moon Sung-ju had three hits and one run scored, Austin had two hits including a home run and one RBI, and Park Hae-min had two hits and two runs scored.

Single runs in the first through third innings and a four-run big inning in the fourth put the game out of reach early. After the game, head coach Yeom Kyung-yeop said, “Chan-kyu pitched a perfect game like a Korean No. 1 starter. We were able to score early and turn the tide of the game in our favor, and Sung-ju’s three RBI triple at the crucial moment helped us win the game.”

“I want to praise the players for their hard work on the road during the week,” said Yeom, “and thanks to the support of our fans who traveled to many of our away games on the weekend, we were able to finish off the weekend series with a win. We are always grateful to them.”

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