“It was an important game that could influence the flow of the season until the first half. We had to win. If we lost, we would be tired, but it would have been a really big hit.”
LG Twins coach Yeom Gyeong-yeop looked back on the difficult winning series against the NC Dinos.
LG will play the 7th game of the season against the Lotte Giants at Jamsil Stadium on the 23rd.
Manager Yeom, who met before the game, said of the NC game the day before that he won 4-3 after 12 overtime fights, “It was an important game that could either reduce or save the atmosphere of our entire team.” During the season, there are about 10 to 15 hurdles. If you win, you can endure with a good flow, and if you lose, you can go with a losing streak,” he explained.
“It’s not good to lose today, but there are times when I feel like I want to. It’s a feeling I’ve seen for 30 years. There’s no doubt. If I lose, I’ll go 3 consecutive losses,” he said안전놀이터. Because of that, I can cut off the atmosphere right away,” he added.
“It’s a game that has already been decided as such a hurdle before the game. There were about 5 games this season until yesterday. I lost a lot in April and won all of them in May. It didn’t go well in June. Because I lost at that juncture, there was also a losing streak. It’s the coaching staff’s job to detect and cut.”
Starter Lee Min-ho was taken down after one inning. Lee Ji-gang was responsible for 5 innings. Park Myeong-geun, who came out as a finisher, also played 3 innings. In the meantime, Moon Seong-joo’s two RBIs tied the game in the ninth inning, trailing 1-3, and Heo Do-hwan’s squeeze in the top of the 12th overtime scored the winning run.
Manager Yeom praised, “Thanks to Lee Ji-gang, I didn’t let go of yesterday’s game, and in the end I was able to win.”
“Actually, if we clumsily push and lose, it affects us until today. But the back bullpen is much stronger than NC. I thought we could win if we just made a tie unconditionally. Lee Yong-chan and the opposing team had three consecutive fights.”
On this day, LG continues to play first base for Kim Hyun-soo, and Austin, who returned after two days, serves as the designated hitter. Austin suffered a bulging left thumb during the game on the 20th and missed two games in a row.