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Benjamin pitches 8 scoreless innings KT defeats Kiwoom for first consecutive win of the season

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KT Wiz achieved its first consecutive win of the season thanks to foreign starter Wes Benjamin’s fightback.

KT defeated Kiwoom Heroes 3-0 in the 2024 Shinhan SOL Bank KBO League visiting game held at Gocheok Sky Dome in Guro-gu, Seoul on the 18th.

KT, who had a difficult start to the season, won again today following the previous day (a 6-4 win against Kiwoom on the 17th), and succeeded in their first consecutive win of the season. 안전놀이터

The main contributor to the victory was Benjamin.

Benjamin went on a no-hitter until the 6th inning with 2 outs, pitching 8 innings with 1 hit, 2 walks, no runs, and 6 strikeouts.

Benjamin, who struggled in two appearances in March (3 hits and 4 runs in 5 innings against the Doosan Bears on the 26th and 11 hits and 11 runs in 3 innings against the Hanwha Eagles on the 31st), became a completely different pitcher in April.

On the 6th, he achieved his first quality start of the season (6 innings or more, 3 earned runs or less) against the LG Twins in 6 innings, allowing 3 hits and 1 run in 6 innings, and then against SSG Landers on the 12th, he recorded his first win of the season with 4 hits, 2 runs and 1 earned run in 6 innings. did.

In the match against Kiwoom on the 18th, he pitched his first scoreless pitch of the season and earned his second win (one loss). 슬롯사이트

Benjamin, whose no-hitter was halted due to a heavy hit by Lee Yong-gyu after two outs in the sixth inning, ended the inning by hitting Ronnie Dawson with a fly ball to center field without wavering.

In the bottom of the 8th inning with a 3-0 lead, third baseman Hwang Jae-gyun’s error and walk put the team on first and second base with two outs, and Lee Yong-gyu was treated with a ground ball to shortstop, completing the mission with no runs.

Although he made a mistake on defense, Hwang Jae-gyun (2 hits, 2 RBIs in 4 at-bats) performed brilliantly at the plate.

Hwang Jae-gyun scored the first run in the second inning with a double that hit the right fence with a one-bounder in the first base with two outs. The next batter, Cho Yong-ho, brought Hwang Jae-gyun home with a hit to left-center.

Hwang Jae-gyun also scored a valuable additional point with a timely hit to right at 1st and 3rd bases with 2 outs and 2 outs in the 5th inning when KT was ahead 2-0. 토토사이트 추천

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