“We will continue to build on the good momentum from today’s victory and make sure we have a good showing in the weekend games.”
NC Dinos head coach Kang Shin-ho said after the team broke its losing streak.
The NC Dinos, led by Kang, earned a thrilling 10-9 win in extra innings against the Hanwha Eagles of the 2023 KBO Baseball League at Changwon NC Park on Sunday. With the win, NC snapped a three-game losing streak and improved its record to 51 wins, 2 draws, and 47 losses.
It was literally a bloodbath. In the midst of a fierce back-and-forth battle, NC trailed Hanwha 7-9 in the top of the ninth inning.
However, NC had the veteran Son Ah-seop in their corner. In the bottom of the ninth, Park Dae-on singled up the middle and Kim Joo-won grounded out to the second baseman, leading to a dramatic two-run arch over the left field fence to tie the game.
In extra innings, Kim Soo-yoon stepped up to the plate and delivered a dramatic game-winning hit in the bottom of the 10th inning with the bases loaded after Yoon Hyung-joon’s double to left field.
“I think today’s victory was made possible by the fans who stayed and supported us until the end of the game and our players’ determination to win,” said NC head coach Kang In-hwa after the game.
NC, currently in fourth place, has a crucial series starting 토토사이트 tomorrow (April 18). They will host the seventh-place Doosan Bears (49 wins, 1 draw, 50 losses) for a three-game series at Jamsil Baseball Stadium. The outcome of the series could change the course of the mid-table battle.
“We will continue to build on the good momentum from today’s victory,” Kang said, “so that we can have a good showing in the weekend games.