SEOUL, South Korea – The Lotte Giants split a pair of games this week with the LG Twins in Jamsil Stadium.
After a Tuesday rainout, Lotte’s bats came out swinging pounding out 18 hits in an 8-3 victory. Shane Youman (1-0) looked impressive in his first start, pitching seven innings and striking out five, while allowing six hits and three runs.
Cho Sung-hwan led the attack going 4-5, while Hong Seung-hoon, Hwang Jae-kyun and Moon Kyu-heun each had two RBIs.
Lotte lost their first game of the year on Thursday however, a 4-0 defeat. Lotte managed only five hits in the game, though Go Won-joon (0-1) pitched six impressive innings, striking out four. LG’s three run eighth inning sealed the win and gave them a share of first place with Lotte and SK, all with 3-1 records.