The Kiwoom Heroes snapped a four-game losing streak with a hard-fought victory behind an explosive batting lineup. Kim Hye-sung went 4-for-5 with a grand slam and five RBIs in a 9-6 win over the visiting Kia Tigers of the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League at Kia Champions Field in Gwangju on Friday. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the 10th-ranked Kiwoom .Kiwoom opened the scoring in the top of the fourth inning when Kim Jun-wan drew a bases-loaded walk and Kim Hye-sung followed with a solo home run to right field to make it 5-0.In the sixth, Kim scored again with runners on first and second on a single to right before Ronnie Dawson followed with a two-run double to left to make it 8-0.KIA got two runs back in the bottom of the sixth when Na Sung-bum hit a two-run shot over the right-center field fence. Trailing 2-9 in the bottom of the seventh, they scored four runs on five hits, but couldn’t overcome the deficit. KIA starter Yang Hyun-jong took the loss after giving up seven runs on six hits and four walks in 5⅔ innings .Yang, who gave up eight runs (six earned) on nine hits in two innings against the LG Twins on Aug. 8, but had his record erased when the game was canceled due to rain, gave up a lot of runs again. In Daegu, the Samsung Lions capitalized on a strong start by Won Tae-in to come from behind to beat the LG Twins 6-5.LG took a 2-0 lead in the first inning when Hong Chang-ki led off with a double to left-center, followed by Kim Hyun-soo’s single to right and Austin Dean’s double down the right field line. Down 2-0, Samsung turned the tide in the bottom 토토사이트 of the sixth inning. After leadoff hitter Kim Dong-jin singled to left, Kim Hyun-jun and Kim Sung-yoon followed with back-to-back bunt singles to load the bases. With the bases loaded, Koo Jae-rook hit a hard-hit single that bounced off the leg of LG pitcher Adam Plutko .Kang Min-ho then hit a grounder to third that LG’s Moon Bo-kyung threw home to tie the game at 2-2.The next batter, Jose Pirela, struck out swinging, but Samsung answered with a Ryu Ji-hyuk single to right to load the bases and make it 4-2.LG scored a run in the top of the seventh on an RBI single by Hong Chang-ki to cut the deficit to 3-4, but Samsung answered with a two-run single by Oh Jae-il in the bottom of the inning to make it 6-3.LG scored two runs in the top of the ninth, including a double by Heo Do-hwan, but couldn’t pull off the comeback and suffered the loss, ending its five-game winning streak. Won Tae-in pitched six innings, allowing two runs on seven hits to earn the win.

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