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August 20th's Random KBO News

posted Aug 19, 2013, 11:20 PM by mykbonet   [ updated Aug 20, 2013, 4:01 PM ]
  • August 20th's KBO Scores:  LG 5:3 Nexen // Lotte 4:0 Hanwha // NC 8:6 Doosan // SK 8:4 Samsung

    LG/Nexen:  Shin Jung-rakk goes 5.1 innings, giving up 5 hits, 4 walks, 1 home run, 8 strike outs, 2 earned runs and gets the win for LG.  Bong Jung-keun the save.  Kim Young-min goes 3.2 innings, giving up 9 hits, 3 walks, 3 strike outs, 5 runs, 4 earned runs and takes the loss for Nexen.  Lee Taek-keun hit a home run for Nexen.  The LG Twins are in 1st place for the first time since July 16, 1997 (5,879 days).

    Lotte/Hanwha:  Song Seung-jun goes 7 innings, giving up 3 hits, 2 walks, 8 strike outs, 0 earned runs and gets the win.  Chong Tae-hyon the save for Lotte.  Eveland starts for Hanwha, goes 5.2 innings, giving up 6 hits, 4 walks, 3 strike outs, 1 earned run and takes the loss.

    NC/Doosan:  Shirek goes 6.1 innings for NC, giving up 6 hits, 3 walks, 1 strike out, 2 earned runs and gets the win for NC.  Im Chang-min gets the save for the Dinos.  Hankins goes 5 innings for Doosan, giving up 10 hits, 2 walks, 1 home run, 1 strike outs, 6 earned runs and takes the loss.  Jo Young-hoon and Lee Ho-jun hit home runs for NC and Kim Hyun-soo for Doosan. 

    SK/Samsung:  Seddon goes 5.1 innings, giving up 7 hits, 3 walks, 4 strike outs, 2 earned runs and the win for SK.  Cha Woo-chan goes 6 innings, giving up 6 hits, 6 walks, 5 strike outs, 4 runs, 2 earned runs and takes the loss.  Han Dong-min hit a home run for SK. 

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  • Seoul Ex-Patriots first all-foreign team in Woosu League baseball  Korea Herald
  • Former KBO'er and Samsung Lion Mitch Talbot signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets  Amazin Avenue
  • New book tells life of Korean Koshien hero from half a century ago  Asahi Shinbun
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