The Doosan Bears struggled to win two consecutive victories.
Doosan won 2-0 in the first game of the season between Hanwha Eagles and the team of the ‘2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League’ held at Daejeon Hanwha Life Insurance Eagles Park on the 18th. Doosan took the 8th win (6 losses) of the season, and Hanwha lost 2 consecutive losses and took the 9th loss (4 wins and 1 draw) of the season.
Doosan starting pitcher Choi Won-joon and Hanwha starting pitcher Moon Dong-joo had a tight pitching battle. He took 15 strikeouts from both players, leaving viewers breathless. Choi Won-jun recorded 105 pitches, 1 hit, 3 walks, 7 strikeouts and no runs in 7 innings, and Moon Dong-joo recorded 98 pitches, 2 hits, 4 runs, 8 strikeouts and no runs in 5⅔ innings. 스포츠토토 Because neither of them backed down until the end, they were unable to fulfill the winning pitcher requirements.
Doosan failed to take advantage of the opportunity it had due to the opponent’s mistakes on two occasions. After two outs in the top of the 7th inning with a score of 0-0, Ahn Jae-seok went on base due to a grounder catch error by the first baseman. It was a scene where Hanwha’s smooth relay play stood out. After two outs in the top of the 8th inning, Jo Su-haeng was on the verge of being out due to the pitcher’s ground ball, but the inning ended when the next batter, Yang Seok-hwan, struck out on a swing.