Lotte Giants catcher Yoo Kang-nam led the team to 3 consecutive victories with an unbalanced performance in a tight game.
Lotte won 6-5 in the 4th game of the season against Kiwoom Heroes in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Gocheok Sky Dome on the 27th.
Lotte batting line, which was tied up against Kiwoom starter Choi Won-tae until the 6th inning, made a big inning with 6 points in the 7th inning. The start of the big inning was Yoo Kang-nam.
After the game, Yoo Gang-nam looked back on the game, saying, “I wasn’t conscious of the long hit, but he thought the timing was late recently, so I tried to hit it with the timing in front.”
In the 7th inning, Lotte’s first batter, Yoon Dong-hee, who entered the at-bat in place of Ko Seung-min, stepped down with a fly ball to the second baseman, but after that, Noh Jin-hyeok hit the infield next to the pitcher, and Han Dong-hee made a left-handed hit. In 1st, 1st and 2nd base, Yoo Kang-nam passed right fielder Lee Hyung-jong’s height and hit a double at the right time to hit the outfield fence, making it 1-0.
In the first at-bat in the 3rd inning, Kang-Nam Yoo stepped back with a ground ball to the second baseman, and in the second at-bat in the 5th inning, it was only a foul fly to the first baseman. The team struggled without a goal. Then, in the 7th inning, he hit a double at the right time to break the 0-0 balance, and he raised his hands in joy.
Manager Larry Sutton praised, “I struggled in the beginning, but I did not give up and fought until the end, and eventually I was able to take the lead by making a big inning in the 7th inning.”
Yoo Kang-nam said, “I did not want to shrink even if the bat was not hit, and I thought about what I could contribute in defense and pitching lead.”먹튀검증
Yoo Kang-nam started as catcher and hitter number 8 that day and contributed to the team’s victory with 2 hits, 1 RBI and 1 run in 4 at-bats.