Kang Baek-ho, 3 hits including a home run…온라인카지노 Won Tae-in, 6 innings scoreless and
on the rise, wins 8-1 against China… Return match against Taiwan on the 7th ‘Challenge for 4th consecutive loss’
In the second game of the Baseball Super Round held at Stadium 1 of the Shaoxing Baseball and Softball Sports Center in Zhejiang Province, China on the 6th, Korea recorded 16 hits, including home runs by Kim Joo-won (NC) and Kang Baek-ho, and defeated the home team China 8-1, advancing to the group stage. Including the results, they recorded 2 wins and 1 loss.
As a result, Korea, which secured second place in the Super Round, advanced to the finals and faced Taiwan, which ranked first, again at the same venue at 7 PM (Korean time) on the 7th for the championship.
Korea succeeded in taking the lead in the early stages by scoring 3 points in the second inning against China, which had recently improved its power by defeating Japan in this tournament.
Following leadoff hitter Kang Baek-ho’s right-handed hit, Kim Joo-won lifted a fastball up the middle from Chinese starting pitcher Wang Wei and hit a two-run home run over the right wall.
Next, Korea took a 3-0 lead by adding 1 point with back-to-back hits by Kim Hyeong-jun (NC) and Kim Hye-seong (Kiwoom), and Choi Ji-hoon (SSG)’s sacrifice fly at 1st and 3rd bases with 1 out.
In the 3rd inning, when Kang Baek-ho had no runners with 2 outs, he hit a ball from China’s second pitcher Wang Xiang and added 1 run with a solo home run. Then, in the 4th inning, Kim Seong-yoon (Samsung) and Choi Ji-hoon made consecutive hits with 1 out. With an opportunity on 1st and 2nd base, Dong-hee Yoon (Lotte) added 2 points with a timely hit and a sacrifice fly by Noh Si-hwan (Hanwha) to make it 6-0.
Korea, which was fully on its way to victory, made up a hit and an error in the 8th inning with 2 outs and runners on first and second base. Moon Bo-kyung (LG) hit a double that brought in all runners, widening the lead to 8-0.
In Korea, starting pitcher Won Tae-in (Samsung) held the Chinese batting line to 3 hits, 6 strikeouts, and no runs over 6 innings, and then in the 8th inning, third pitcher Jang Hyun-seok (Masan Yongma High School) hit a triple with 2 outs and 1 base on 1 run. However, he struck out the next batter and did not allow any more runs.
Meanwhile, the Korean batting lineup on this day showed off their active batting skills for the first time in a long time with Choi Ji-hoon and Kang Baek-ho recording 3 hits in 4 at-bats, and Noh Si-hwan, Kim Joo-won, and Kim Seong-yoon recording 2 hits, with all starting batters hitting hits.