There were no fireworks, but the ‘home run fireworks’ exploded. The Hanwha Eagles achieved consecutive wins over the NC Dinos in the last home game of the Golden Week holiday, filling the fall sky with home runs.
Hanwha hit four home runs and defeated NC 10-0 at Hanwha Life Insurance Eagles Park in Daejeon on the 2nd. The day before, he achieved victory by blocking Eric Peddy’s record of 20 wins and 200 strikeouts, and on this day, he defeated a foreign one-two punch, even Tanner Turley, and showed off his red pepper powder instinct that kicks in at the end of the season.
This day’s game recorded the fifth full attendance (12,000 seats) this season. Although it was a holiday, the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) has not yet announced the remaining game schedule, so many fans who thought it was the last home game of the season came to the stadium in large numbers. Hanwha, whose parent company has the best fireworks technology in Korea, presents a fireworks show for fans at the last home game of every season, and ahead of this game, there were quite a few inquiries asking the club, “Will there be fireworks?”
Williams hits a home run. Provided by Hanwha Eagles
Although it was not the last home game and no real fireworks could be seen, the four home runs that flew in a beautiful arch decorated the autumn sky more brilliantly than the fireworks.
The first home run hit in the bottom of the third inning. Hanwha, who got the first run by shaking Tanner in the first inning, took the opportunity to reach first and third base with no outs thanks to Lee Jin-young’s walk and Choi In-ho’s hit in the bottom of the third inning. After Moon Hyun-bin scored to make it 2-0, Nick Williams hit a fastball at 142 km/h and hit a 3-run home run with a distance of 125 meters in the following opportunity with one out and runners on first and third base. Season No. 8.메이저사이트
Jinyoung Lee hits a home run and is being congratulated by the players in the dugout. Provided by Hanwha Eagles
The firepower of Hanwha’s bat, which won the game, became even stronger. In the bottom of the 5th inning with a 5-0 lead, Moon Hyun-bin became the 7th high school rookie to reach 100 hits, and with one out on second base, Chae Eun-seong hit a 141 km/h fastball and hit an over-the-park home run.
Even though Hanwha fans were happy by singing the cheering song “I am happy,” the players had no intention of stopping the home run fireworks show.
Coach Won-ho Choi (right) is giving a bouquet of flowers to Woo-ram Jeong, who became the first player in professional baseball history to play in 1,000 games. Provided by Hanwha Eagles
When Jung Woo-ram came off the mound in the top of the 7th inning after setting a record by becoming the first player in professional baseball history to play in 1,000 games, the players showed their strength again in the bottom of the 7th inning. Lee Jin-young, who started as the lead hitter, hit a 137 km/h fork against Kim Tae-hyun and hit a solo shot with a distance of 125 m, and Chae Eun-seong countered Kim Tae-hyun’s 146 km/h fastball with a 135 m distance home run in a game with one out and 1 base on full count, making it 10-0. ran away until Chae Eun-seong added two home runs, recording her 22nd home run of the season.
Chae Eun-seong recorded his 22nd home run of the season with 2 home runs on this day. Provided by Hanwha Eagles
On the mound, starter Felix Peña showed off his solidity by pitching 92 pitches and no runs in 6 innings. He blocked the NC batting line with a mix of fastballs, sliders, and changeups reaching up to 150 km/h. In his 1,000th game, Woo-Ram Jeong guided Oh Young-Soo to a ground ball to second base, getting a clean out as if it was a clear day, and received loud applause from the fans.
NC was heartbroken when Tanner collapsed with 7 earned runs in 5 innings. The batting lineup failed to save the team from the swamp of consecutive losses, with only 5 hits and empty balls. In particular, they failed to take advantage of the opportunity to load the bases with one out in the top of the 8th inning and collapsed helplessly.