‘LG Park Hae-min ↔ Conflict with referee Kwon Yeong-cheol + KBO again misjudged’ LG-Hanhwa drew 1-1 after 12 bloody battles… LG tied for first place
The LG Twins and the Hanwha Eagles could not decide the game after a bloody battle in the 12th overtime. In particular, a judgment of obstruction of hitting came out during the game, but soon the KBO (Korea Baseball Organization) officially acknowledged the mistake and indicated that it would discipline. Also, at the end of the game, referee Kwon Young-chul and LG outfielder Park Hae-min clashed.
The LG Twins drew 1-1 with the Hanwha Eagles and the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League home game held at Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul on the 20th. Like SSG, who won against Sajik Lotte on the same day with a draw, LG marked 25 wins, 1 draw and 14 losses, and was tied for first place with SSG. The ride with 3rd place Lotte was also spread in 1 game. On the other hand, Hanwha recorded 13 wins, 3 draws and 23 losses.
The early part of the game was a tight pitching battle. Rather, it was Lee Taeyang who fought better than Plutko. Hanwha seized more opportunities. In the first inning, lead batter Jeong Eun-won hit base with a double and opened the door. However, the next three batters were silent. In the second inning, Kwon Kwang-min went to base with a hit ball after two outs, but Lee Do-yoon withdrew with a ground ball to second base. In the 3rd inning, Moon Hyun-bin also hit, but the following three batters bowed their heads with criminal hits.
Against this, Lee Tae-yang threw a perfect pitch until the end of the 3rd inning, not allowing even one on-base run. Eventually, in the 4th episode, Hanwha broke the tight balance. Leading batter Chae Eun-seong reached base with a double that fell deep inside the left field line. Kim In-hwan kicked off the infield with a fly ball and Choi Jae-hoon with a straight hit to the third baseman, but Kwon Kwang-min picked out a walk and continued the first and second base opportunities. Here, Lee Do-yoon exploded a timely double that fell inside the right field against Plutko and called second base runner Chae Eun-seong home. Hanwha continued to walk Hyunbin Moon, but Jung Eun-won got a fly out to center fielder and the fourth inning ended.
As the batting order turned around, LG also began to attack Lee Taeyang’s ball gradually, as if he were familiar with it. In the 4th inning, lead batter Hong Chang-ki walked and Moon Seong-joo left-handed hit to secure first and second base chances. However, Kim Hyun-soo and Park Dong-won resigned as Beom-ta, and the pitcher was replaced by Kim Bum-soo from Lee Tae-yang. In the end, Kim Hyun-soo overcame the crisis by knocking Oh Ji-hwan out with a ground ball to first base.
After that, Hanwha started to mobilize all the bullpen. In the 5th inning, Yoon Dae-kyung was put in and gave a hit to lead batter Moon Bo-kyung, but he passed it well without conceding. However, he couldn’t get past the 6th inning. The Hanwha pitcher who climbed the mound in the 6th inning was Kim Ki-joong. However, he was hit by a left-handed hit by lead batter Park Hae-min and a double by Hong Chang-ki, and was driven to second and third base. LG seized the golden chance with a walk by Moon Seong-joo. Kim Hyun-soo struck out looking, but Park Dong-won scored an RBI on a sacrifice fly to center fielder Kang Jae-min, the pitcher who changed here. The match ended with a score of 1-1.
LG also used the bullpen from the 7th inning. The second pitcher is Yoo Young-chan. However, he gave Lee Do-yoon an infield hit and Jung Eun-won a walk, respectively, causing a crisis with 1st and 2nd bases. Here, LG put in Park Myung-geun. Park Myung-geun struck out Jin-young Lee on a swing and allowed Roh Si-hwan to walk, but he overcame the bases-loading crisis by flying out Chae Eun-seong for a foul on first baseman. 토스카지노
In the bottom of the 7th inning, which immediately followed, LG seized the opportunity. Leading batter Moon Bo-gyeong picked out a walk and was replaced by lead runner Shin Min-jae. It was the number of ‘largest runners’ to score a squeeze in a one-point fight. However, Shin Min-jae failed to steal second base and returned to inaction, and Lee Jae-won also suffered a flyout due to a catcher foul. It was Choi Jae-hoon’s lake monument.
In the bottom of the 8th inning, Hanwha put “Rookie” Kim Seo-hyeon on the mound. Kim Seo-hyun turned lead hitter Hong Chang-ki into a strikeout on the 7th pitch with a swinging miss. The deciding ball is a 131 km slider. Kim Seo-hyun, who threw the 8th fastball (153km) to follow-up Moon Seong-ju, but gave up a hit to the left. Then, after allowing second base to be stolen, Hanwha Bench ordered an automatic intentional 4 ball count when Kim Hyun-soo was cornered with a 3-0 unfavorable ball count. But the crisis ended here. Against Park Dong-won, he threw all 6 balls with only a slider, and ended up striking out on a swing. Oh Ji-hwan also induced a ground ball from third base and deleted the 8th inning. At the beginning of the ninth, LG posted Ham Deok-ju, who has the best form recently, and Ham Deok-ju met the expectations of LG fans with a three-way strike.
KBO again admitted misjudgment ‘Jung Joo-hyun threw the bat → Judgment of obstruction of hitting → Director Choi Won-ho strongly protested → KBO judges scheduled to discipline’
And the bottom of the 9th inning that followed. This is where the misunderstanding came out. Hanwha pitcher Park Sang-won. Leading batter Shin Min-jae went on base with a right-handed hit. Here, LG coach Yeom Gyeong-yeop put in pinch hitter Jung Joo-hyun instead of Lee Jae-won. A situation was created for Hanwha to prepare for Shin Min-jae’s solo steal and Jung Joo-hyun’s sacrifice bunt.
The first pitch is a ball. and the second pitch. Hanwha Battery took the ball outside with a pitch out. At this time, Jung Joo-hyun, who was in a strong-ball stance, threw a bat and tried to hit Park Sang-won’s ball, but failed, and the thrown bat hit catcher Choi Jae-hoon’s body. Jaehoon Choi collapsed on the spot. In the meantime, Shin Min-jae went all the way to second base.
After that, the game was stopped for a while. The 4 judges gathered and talked, and the referee finally declared a strike interference. Then, Hanwha coach Choi Won-ho immediately kicked out of the dugout and strongly appealed to the referees. On the TV relay screen, Choi was caught protesting in the sense of ‘I threw a bat, how is that interfering with the hitting’. However, there was no overturning of the judgment. Afterwards, after Kim Min-seong stepped down due to a double stroke in front of the third baseman, Park Hae-min also failed to finish by hitting a fly ball toward Hanwha’s center fielder, who also played an extreme outfield forward defense.
Afterwards, the KBO officially acknowledged the mistake in this situation. The KBO said, “The decision was judged to be Hanwha Choi Jae-hoon’s obstruction of the bat through a 4-sim agreement. However, as a result of additional confirmation by the KBO referee committee, it was a situation that should have been judged as a defensive obstruction rather than a batting obstruction. Accordingly, the KBO referee committee followed up with disciplinary action We plan to take action.” Previously, KBO had admitted a mistake in the resignation KT-Lotte game on the 7th of last month, but this time it has officially acknowledged the mistake again.
After two outs at the end of the 10th inning, LG hit Kim Hyun-soo in the middle left, but Park Dong-won withdrew with a shortstop fly ball. At the beginning of the 11th inning, Hanwha seized a golden opportunity. Ham Deok-joo passed the ball to Jin Hae-soo after pitching 2 innings, while lead batter Park Jung-hyun hit and Choi Jae-hoon walked to create opportunities for first and second base. However, Kwang-Min Kwon, Do-Yoon Lee, and Won-Seok Lee failed to hit the follow-up.
After one out in the bottom of the 11th inning, LG went on base with Shin Min-jae taking advantage of third baseman Noh Si-hwan’s catch error against Jung Woo-ram. Another fast runner came out, but Jung Joo-hyun, center fielder, and Kim Min-seong struck out on a swing without stealing the base.
At the beginning of the 12th inning, the LG pitcher was Lee Sang-gyu, who completed the first registration of the day. Leading hitter Jeong Eun-won allowed an infield hit, but Roh Si-hwan flew out to center fielder after connecting a bunt hit to a double play.
Clash between referee Kwon Yeong-cheol and LG Park Hae-min after two deaths at the end of the 12th inning
Hanwha’s victory has now disappeared from the options. LG’s attack in the last 12th inning. This time, a clash occurred between the referee and the players. Against lead batter Park Hae-min, Jung Woo-ram’s first pitch was declared a strike. We came in by forming a low course, but referee Kwon Young-cheol saw that we had entered the strike zone. On the other hand, Park Hae-min seemed to have judged that he was out of the strike zone, and swallowed his regret as he left the plate for a while. Then he attacked the second pitch, but withdrew with a straight hit to the first baseman. Afterwards, Park Hae-min throwing down his helmet was caught on the broadcast screen.
Hong Chang-ki, the follow-up, went on base with a hit, while Moon Seong-joo only had a floating ball in left field. 2 out. At this time, referee Kwon Yeong-chul walked toward the LG Dugout and clashed with Park Hae-min in an argument. Fortunately, the referees and LG players stopped each other, so it didn’t spread to a bigger situation. In the end, even Song Chan-eui struck out on a miss, and the game ended in a 1-1 draw.
Hanwha Eagles vs LG Twins Starting Lineup (May 20 Jamsil Baseball Stadium 23,750 people, sold out at 5:52 pm, season 17th – LG 3rd)
- Hanwha Eagles : Jeong Eun-won (2nd baseman) – Lee Jin-young (right fielder) – Noh Si-hwan (3rd baseman) – Chae Eun-seong (1st baseman) – Kim In-hwan (designated hitter) – Choi Jae-hoon (catcher) – Kwon Kwang-min (left fielder) – Lee Do-yoon (shortstop) – The starting batting order was organized in the order of Moon Hyun-bin (center fielder). The starting pitcher is Lee Tae-yang.
- LG Twins : Hong Chang-gi (right fielder) – Moon Seong-joo (left fielder) – Kim Hyun-su (designated hitter) – Park Dong-won (catcher) – Oh Ji-hwan (shortstop) – Moon Bo-kyung (3 baseman) – Lee Jae-won (1st baseman) – Kim Min-seong (2nd baseman) – Park Hae-min ( center fielder), the starting batting order was established. The starting pitcher is Adam Plutko.