After Moon Bo-kyung’s double, Kim Joo-won’s sacrifice fly
and even a wild pitch against the opponent took the lead.
스포츠토토 The baseball team, aiming for its fourth consecutive Asian Games victory, took the lead by scoring the first run in the final against Chinese Taipei.
Korea, led by coach Ryu Joong-il, is facing Taiwan in the baseball finals of the tournament held at Stadium 1 of the Shaoxing Baseball and Softball Sports Center in China on the 7th.
After escaping the crisis with one out and runners on third base in the bottom of the first inning, Korea immediately took the opportunity in the top of the second inning.
Leadoff hitter Moon Bo-kyung hit a double and immediately became the scoring runner. Then, when Kang Baek-ho’s infield grounder, Moon Bo-kyung headed to third base, making it 1 out and 3rd base.
In the following at-bat, Kim Joo-won hit a large sacrifice fly to left field, and third base runner Bo-kyung Moon homered to score the first run.
Korea’s attacks did not stop there. Kim Hyeong-jun singled to left and Kim Seong-yoon hit a double, making second and third base again.
Taiwan’s starting pitcher Lin Yu-min began to shake, and Kim Hye-sung made a wild pitch at the plate, and third base runner Kim Hyeong-jun hit home, making it 2-0.
In the ensuing chances, Korea failed to score additional points as Kim Hye-seong only grounded to second base.
The bottom of the second inning is currently underway.