Knees in two homeruns… Choi Won-jun, 5 runs in 5 innings against KIA ‘2nd loss crisis’.
Doosan Bears right-hander sidearm pitcher Choi Won-joon failed to win his first win of the season.
Choi Won-joon started against the KIA Tigers in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League held at Kia Champions Field in Gwangju on the 8th and recorded 8 hits (2 homers), 4 strikeouts, 2 runs and 5 runs in 5 innings.
On the 2nd against Lotte, Choi Won-joon,안전놀이터 who had the misfortune of losing despite a good fight in 7 innings, 5 hits, 2 strikeouts, 1 walk and 2 runs, failed to win his first win of the season as he was caught in two home runs that day.
After being hit by Lee Chang-jin after one out in the bottom of the first inning, Choi Won-joon allowed Socrates a mid-month two-run four to give him the lead. In the 3rd inning, Choi Won-joon became 1st and 2nd base with 2 outs thanks to Lee Chang-jin’s hit and Byeon Woo-hyuk’s walk.
In the 4th inning, Kim Gyu-seong, who went out with a hit after two runs, was caught as a check. The team tied the game 2-2 in the top of the 5th inning. In the bottom of the 5th inning, Choi Won-joon was driven to 1st and 3rd base safely thanks to consecutive hits by Park Chan-ho and Lee Chang-jin, and then gave Socrates a 1-run sacrifice fly and Choi Hyeong-woo a superior two-run four to turn the game 4-5.
Choi Won-joon threw 89 pitches and was replaced by second pitcher Lee Hyung-beom at the end of the 6th inning, trailing 4-5.