Thursday KBO Game Highlights (2013/07/25)

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LG 1 - KIA 0, Seoul (Jamsil) [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

The only scoring in this game came in the form of an RBI single by LG right fielder Lee Jin-Young in the bottom of the 3rd. KIA managed only 2 hits in 7 innings against LG starting pitcher Woo Kyu-Min. Lee Dong-Hyun and Bong Jung-Keun pitched a perfect 8th and 9th to complete the shutout. KIA starter Yoon Suk-Min pitched a complete game, allowing 8 hits and 1 run but ended up with the loss. LG wins the series 2 games to 1.

Lotte 5 - Hanwha 1, Daejeon [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

19 year old Jo Jee-Hoon got his first ever KBO start for Hanwha tonight. He pitched 5 1/3 innings and allowed 2 hits and 2 runs, including a homerun by Jeon Jun-Woo in the top of the 4th. The Eagles didn't have much offense going, scoring their first and only run in the bottom of the 8th. Lotte wins 5-1 and sweeps the 3 game series against Hanwha.

Samsung 6 - NC 1, Daegu [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

Samsung scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 1st, including a homerun by red hot left fielder Choi Hyeong-Woo. Choi has a hit a homerun in 4 of his last 5 games. The 2-0 lead would prove to be all that the Lions needed. The Lions added 4 more over the course of the game, and NC scored their only run in the top of the 9th. Samsung's Cha Woo-Chan gets the win while Lee Jae-Hak takes the loss for NC. Samsung sweeps the 3 game series.

Doosan 11 - Nexen 5, Seoul (Mokdong) [Box Score] [Video Highlights]

Doosan center fielder Lee Jong-Wook lead of the top of the 1st with a homerun, and the Bears would add one more to take a very early 2-0 lead, but Nexen answered with 3 runs of their own in the bottom of the 1st on a 3-run homerun by shortstop Kang Jung-Ho to give Nexen the lead with a score of 4-3. Unfortunately for the Heroes, the lead wouldn't last long. The wheels fell off in the top of 3rd, as Doosan scored 7 runs in the inning, putting the game out of reach. Nexen starter Kim Byung-Hyun gave up 8 hits and 8 runs in only 2 1/3 innings for the loss. Doosan's Lee Jae-Woo pitched 5 innings allowing 4 hits and 4 runs for the win. Doosan avoids the sweep, but Nexen wins the series 2-1.