On the afternoon of July 28, the game between Lotte and Doosan of the 2022 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League was held at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul.
Lotte and Doosan had a tight pitching battle at the beginning of the game. Lotte starter Barnes allowed no runs in four innings, and Doosan starter Stock also continued to pitch smoothly.
However, Lotte starter Barnes collapsed in the bottom of the fourth inning. Barnes gave up a walk to Kim Jae-ho at first and second bases with two outs and allowed a straight walk to Park Gye-beom to score the first run. Since then, he has allowed three runs, giving up a ball hit by Ahn Kwon-soo and a walk to Kang Jin-sung. And he allowed Ahn Seung-hwan a timely hit and allowed five runs in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Lotte chased Lee Dae-ho with an RBI double that separates the right-center against Doosan starter Stock in the top of the seventh inning with one out and runners on first and second bases made by Rex and Jeon Joon-woo, but failed to score any more runs due to the failure of follow-up batters.
Lotte’s leadoff hitter Rex hit a triple in the top of the ninth inning and Ko Seung-min hit a timely hit to announce its chase.. In the top of the ninth inning, pinch hitter Hwang Sung-bin hit a deep fly to right field with no outs and runners on first base.
Fortunately or unfortunately, the ball stopped after being hit by Kim Jae-ho’s vital point. Kim Jae-ho’s expression, which was hit by the vital point, was full of pain, but he couldn’t complain anywhere and endured it.
Kim Jae-ho helped Lotte win 8-5 with one hit in three at-bats, one RBI, and a solid defense.
Lotte Barnes collapsed with 93 pitches and five runs (five earned runs) in six innings, and Doosan starter Robert Stock won eight games of the season with a quality start with 120 pitches, four hits, one walk, six strikeouts and two runs (two earned runs) in seven innings.
Meanwhile, Doosan will start Choi Won-joon and Samsung will start Suarez in a game against Samsung in Jamsil on the 2nd.