Giants Drop Two of Three to SK
INCHEON, South Korea – The Lotte Giants only managed to score nine runs in three games this weekend, as the Giants lost two of three to the SK Wyverns.
SK's pitchers held Lotte to three runs each game, while offensively hitting six home runs.
On Friday night, Park Jae-hong's eight inning two run homer broke a 3-3 tie, as SK beat Lotte 5-3. Shane Youman (3-1) pitched seven innings while striking out 10 and allowing four runs. Lotte was lead by Son Ah-sub who went 3-4 with two RBIs.
On Saturday, Lotte scored three runs in the seventh thanks to three SK fielding mistakes, and held on to win 3-1. Lee Yong-hoon (4-0) pitched an impressive six innings, allowing three hits while striking out three. Kim Sa-yeol picked up his seventh save.
Lotte blew a chance to take the series Sunday, as they surrounded three homers in the final two innings to lose 5-3. Chae Dae-sung (2-2) gave up the game tying homer in the ninth, before Kim Sa-yeol gave up the game winner to Cho In-sung.