LG Twins captain Oh Ji-hwan, 33, is likely to remain in the minds of baseball fans as the man who never gives up .He has saved his team from the brink of defeat in back-to-back Korean Series (KS).Oh hit a dramatic game-winning home run with runners on first and second base in the top of the ninth inning of a 5-7 defeat against the visiting KT Wiz in the third game of the 2023 Baseball World Series at Katie Wiz Park in Suwon on Tuesday .He took a 145-kilometer fastball up the middle off opposing reliever Kim Jae-yoon and blasted a three-run homer over the right field fence .LG defeated KT 8-7 thanks to Oh’s home run and took a 2-1 series lead .In fact, Oh made a big mistake early in the game that nearly cost them the game .In the bottom of the fifth inning with a 3-1 lead, he deflected KT’s Jang Jang-woo’s line drive to the shortstop.
A calm catch would have ended the inning. Oh’s error was a big one. As the ball dropped backward, first baseman Park Byung-ho raced to second and then to third, and LG left fielder Moon Sung-joo made a bad throw to put runners on first and second and third .The LG mound was shaken up and gave up back-to-back singles to pinch-hitters Kim Min-hyuk and Anthony Alford to cut the deficit to 3-4.LG’s three runs in the fifth inning started with a fielding error by Oh Ji-hwan .Oh couldn’t keep his head up. In the top of the seventh inning, he struck out with a passive swing at a floated ball. In the bottom of the eighth inning, LG gave up three runs, including a two-run homer to Park Byung-ho .But LG didn’t give up. Neither did Oh Ji-hwan. In the bottom of the ninth inning, with runners on first and second, Oh blasted a home run to complete the drama .He didn’t give up in the second game of the KS series on April 8, either, setting the stage for the game-winning run. Trailing 1-4 in the bottom of the sixth inning, Oh started the comeback with a solo home run, and LG rallied to win 온라인카지노 5-4 on Park Dong-won’s game-winning two-run shot in the bottom of the eighth.