Sunday KBO Game Highlights (2013/07/28)

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Nexen 5 - Samsung 2, Daegu [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

Nexen scored first on a solo homerun by Kim Min-Seong in the top of the 2nd. The Heroes held on to the lead as Samsung was never able to come back. Rookie Ahn Tae-Yeong had another great game for Nexen, going 2 for 3 with a single and a double. Nexen starting pitcher Brandon Knight pitched 8 innings, allowing 9 hits and 2 runs for the win. The loss went to Samsung's Yoon Sung-Hwan. The Heroes avoided the sweep and also broke Samsung's 7 game winning streak.

Interview with Nexen pitcher Brandon Knight (English)

Doosan 7 - LG 4, Seoul (Jamsil) [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

LG scored first, putting 2 runs on the board in the top of the 3rd, but the lead would not last long. Doosan scored all 7 of their runs in the bottom of the 3rd inning. The Twins added 2 more runs late in the game, but would be unable to recover from the big deficit. Doosan's Yu Heui-Kwan pitched 5 1/3 innings allowing 8 hits and 3 runs for the win. The Loss went to LG's Radhames Liz who pitched 5 innings, allowing 6 hits, 4 walks, and 1 earned run (plus 6 unearned). Doosan wins the series 2-1.

SK 4 - Lotte 3, Busan [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

The Lotte Giants put the first run on the board in the bottom of the 1st on an RBI single by DH Jang Sung-Ho. The Giants extended that lead to 3-1 by the 7th inning. They held the lead until the top of the 9th where SK scored 3 runs off of a walk, a hit batsmen, a single, and a 2-RBI double by third basemen Choi Jeong. The win went to SK reliever Yoon Kil-Hyeon while the loss went to Lotte's Kim Sung-Bae who now has 3 straight blown saves. SK wins the series 2-1.

KIA 8 - NC 4, Changwon [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

This was a much closer game than the final score would indicate. The score was tied at 4-4 heading into the 9th inning. The KIA Tigers scored 4 runs in the top of the 9th, including a 3-run homerun from second baseman An Chi-Hong to take the lead. NC right fielder Kwon Hee-Dong hit 2 homeruns, reponsible for all 4 of NC's RBIs for the night. KIA reliever Choi Hyang-Nam got the win while the loss went to NC's Lee Seong-Min.