Sunday KBO Game Highlights (2013/08/04)

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LG 9 - Samsung 6, Seoul (Jamsil) [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

Samsung put the first 2 runs on the board in the top of the 2nd following an error by LG third baseman Jeong Seong-Hoon and an RBI single by Samsung catcher Jin Kab-Yong. LG answered with 1 run in the bottom of the 2nd and 2 more in the bottom of the 4th on a solo homerun by left fielder Jeong Ui-Yoon and a RBI single by Jeon Seong-Hoon to take the lead with a score of 3-2. Samsung tied it up in the top of the 5th on an RBI single by Choi Hyeong-Woo, but LG took the lead for good when they scored 4 runs in the bottom of the 6th, an inning that included 2 Samsung errors and a wild pitch. Samsung would strike back and bring the score as close as 6-7 in the top of the 8th, but they couldn't get over the hump. LG sealed the win in the bottom of the 8th on a 2-run homrun by catcher Yoon Yo-Sup. LG wins the series 2 games to 1.

Doosan 5 - SK 2, Incheon [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

This ended up being a very close game, with the score tied at 2-2 heading into the 9th inning. In the top of the 9th, Doosan's Kim Hyun-Soo hit a 2-run homerun to put the bears ahead. Later in the inning, shortstop Son Si-Hyun hit an RBI single to make the score 5-2. SK batters went down 1-2-3 in the bottom half of the inning, and the game was over. The win went to Doosan reliever Hong Sang-Sam, who only faced 1 batter in the bottom of the 8th. The losing pitcher was SK's Lim Kyung-Wan who put the go-ahead run on base in the top of the 9th. Doosan wins the series 2-1. 

KIA 6 - Nexen 0, Gwangju [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

KIA scored 1 in the top of the 1st on a sacrifice fly by left fielder Na Ji-Wan, which would prove to be the only run that the Tigers needed. KIA went on to score 5 more over the course of the game. Na Ji-Wan finished 1-2 with 2 sac flies and a 2-RBI double, making himself responsible for 4 of KIA's 6 runs. Nexen had very little offense going tonight, finishing with just 3 hits for the entire game. The winning pitcher was KIA's Kim Jin-Woo who pitched 8 innings, allowing 2 hits while striking out 9 batters. The loss went to Nexen starter Brandon Knight who gave up 3 runs off of 5 hits in just 2 innings. KIA ended their losing streak, but Nexen wins the series 2 games to 1.

Hanwha - NC, Changwon - Rained Out