SSG Landers continued their winning streak by adding several records.
SSG won 6-0 in the 7th game of the season against the Samsung Lions of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Incheon SSG Landers Field on the 23rd. SSG succeeded in winning 4 in a row.
Ace Kim Gwang-hyeon, who took the mound, put the Samsung batting line to rest, and Choo Shin-soo and Choi Jeong hit home runs to defeat Samsung starter Baek Jeon-hyeon.
Choo Shin-soo (designated hitter) Choi Ji-hoon (center fielder) Choi Jeong (3rd baseman) Heredia (left fielder) Park Seong-han (shortstop) Kang Jin-seong (1st baseman) Oh Tae-gon (right fielder) Choi Jun-woo (2nd baseman) Lee Jae-won (catcher) lined up the batting order.
At the beginning of the first inning, Samsung’s first attack was blocked by Kim Gwang-hyun with no runs, signaling a smooth start. Season 5 home run. In addition메이저놀이터, Choo Shin-soo’s home run by a leading hitter at the end of the first inning is the 3rd in the season, the 2nd in SSG, the 350th in total, and the 3rd as an individual.
Choi Ji-hoon hit a left-handed hit, and Choi Jeong hit a two-run homer that went over the left-middle wall. Choi Jeong-eun achieved 3,800 career bases with his 17th home run of the season. It is the fourth record in KBO League history, the youngest (36 years, 4 months, 4 days), and the first right-handed hitter.
The previous record was June 25, 2009 for Yang Jun-hyuk (40 years old at the time), September 14, 2016 for Lee Seung-yeop (40 years old), and Choi Hyeong-woo on May 10, 2023 (40 years old).
Kim Gwang-hyun, who pitched scoreless until the second inning, gave up a double to the right fielder to Kang Han-wool, the first hitter, in the beginning of the third inning, and then caught Kim Ho-jae with a grounder in front of the first baseman, completing 1900 innings in his personal career. Kim Gwang-hyun threw 1897⅔ innings until the Lotte match on the 17th. It is the 10th record in KBO league history.
Choi Jeong-eun, who hit a two-run home run in the first at-bat in the first inning, hit another one in the second inning. Choi Jeong’s consecutive home run records are season 9, SSG 2, total 1155, and individual record 25.
Choi Jeong-eun has the second most consecutive homers ever, following Lee Seung-yeop (28). 3rd place is Byeongho Park with 24.
SSG’s veteran players contributed to the team’s continued good flow by leaving meaningful records.
Kim Gwang-Hyun posted his 4th win (1 loss) of the season with a good pitching of 7 scoreless innings that day. 7 innings is the most innings pitched this season. The previous record was 6⅓ innings with the Literary Hanwha Match on the 14th of last month. Also, pitching more than 7 innings is the first time in 279 days since the Munhak Doosan match on September 17 last year (7 innings scoreless).