Preseason Baseball - Lotte Loses Fifth Straight1 year 48 weeks ago
BUSAN, South Korea - The SK Wyverns scored three first inning runs, and held on to beat the Lotte Giants 3-2 Saturday afternoon.
Hong Seung-hoon hit a two run homer in the fourth to cut the lead to one, but Lotte only managed four hits off starter Park Jong-hoon (1-1) and Lee Jae-young and Jung Woo-ram held Lotte hitless over the last three innings.
Song Seung-joon (0-1) pitched six innings, giving up six hits, three runs while striking out six. Hong led Lotte batters going...
Preseason Baseball - Lotte Drops Fourth In a Row1 year 49 weeks ago
BUSAN, South Korea - The Lotte Giants fell to 3-7 in spring exhibition games, as the Nexen Hereos roughed up eight Lotte pitchers for 12 hits in a 8-4 win at Sajik Stadium.
Starting pitcher Kim Su-wan (1-1) gave up eight hits in four innings of work, including a two run homer in the first to Lee Taek-geun, as Nexen erased an early 2-1 Lotte lead. Park Byung-ho later added two solo shots in the seventh and the ninth for Nexen.
Moon Kyu-hyun hit a solo shot in the fourth...
Preseason Baseball - Lotte Swept By Samsung in Daegu1 year 49 weeks ago
DAEGU, South Korea - Defending league champs Samsung Lions held on for a 5-4 win against Lotte Wednesday afternoon, sweeping the two game series.
Shane Youman (0-1) pitched five innings, but was hit for five runs on five hits while striking out three. Four Lotte relievers combined to shutout Samsung the rest of the way, but Lotte's offense was shutout in the eighth and ninth by Samsung relievers Kang Hyuk and Oh Seung-hwan.
Kim Ju-chan was the bright spot at...
Preseason Baseball - Lotte Collapses in the Ninth, Lose to LG1 year 49 weeks ago
BUSAN - The Lotte Giants looked good for eight innings Sunday, but a pitching collapse in the ninth led to four LG runs, as the Twins defeated the Giants 4-3 at Sajik Stadium Sunday.
In an all but familiar site to Lotte fans, it was hopefully something that is not a sign of things to come during the regular season.
Lotte jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the fourth, after a Park Jong-yoon sacrifice and an RBI single by Park Joon-seo. Park Jong-yoon later added a solo homer in the...
Baseball Preseason - Lotte Ends Skid at Two, Beat LG1 year 49 weeks ago
BUSAN, South Korea - The Lotte Giants moved back to .500 with a 3-3 record in preseason with a 5-2 win against the LG Twins today at Sajik Stadium.
After LG had tied the game at one in the top of the fifth, Lotte exploded for four runs, led by Lee Dong-hoon's solo shot, and Hong Seung-hoon's double. Hong knocked in three runs in the game, and Lee went 3 for 4 at the plate.
Kim Su-wan (1-0) picked up the victory, pitching three innings of relief, stiking out four...
Preseason Baseball - Lotte Loses Second in a Row1 year 49 weeks ago
BUSAN, South Korea - The Lotte Giants record dropped to 2-3 today, with a rain shortened 5-2 loss to the KIA Tigers.
Go Won-joon (0-1) pitched the entire five innings for Lotte, giving up five runs on nine hits, while striking out two. He gave up two solo home runs in the fourth and fifth inning to Hong Jae-ho and Shin Jong-gil.
Lotte was led by Moon Kyu-hun who had both RBIs and Park Jong-yoon who went 2-2 at the plate.
Park Kyung-tae picked up the victory for...
Baseball Preseason - Lotte Falls in Finale to Hanwha1 year 50 weeks ago
DAEJON, South Korea - The Lotte Giants fell to 2-2 in exhibition play, falling 7-6 to the Hanwha Eagles in Daejon Wednesday afternoon. Hanwha belted out 17 hits, as the relievers struggled to contain the Eagles bats.
Lotte got off to an early 4-0 lead, led by Hwang Jae-kyun's two run homer in the fourth off Park Chan-ho. But Choi Seung-hwan's two run blast in the sixth off Lotte reliever Lee Seung-ho sparked a four run rally to tie the game. The teams traded runs in the...
Baseball Preseason - Lotte Pounds Hanwha 9-21 year 50 weeks ago
DAEJON, South Korea - The Lotte Giants exploded for six second inning runs, en route to an easy 9-2 win over Hanwha.
Lotte pounded Hanwha import Brian Bass for eight hits in two innings of work, including five consecutive hits. Jung Bo-myung finished the attack in the eighth inning with a two run homer. Jung Hoon also had two RBIs.
Lotte starter Ryan Sadowski pitched 4 2/3 innings for the win, giving up two runs on six hits, while striking out one in 58 pitches....
Baseball - Busan Shortlisted to Host Asian Baseball Series2 years 1 week ago
SEOUL, South Korea - Busan has been put on the shortlist of cities to host the 2012 Asia Series, which takes place in Korea this year for the first time. Incheon and Seoul are the other two candidates named by the Korean Baseball Organization.
The tournament features the league champions from Japan, Taiwan, China, Australia and Korea. The tournament began in 2005, and the Samsung Lions won Korea's first title last season.
Korean Baseball Preseason Dates Set2 years 5 weeks ago
SEOUL - The Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) has set its preseason schedule, with the first games beginning March 17. The new-look Lotte Giants will open their preseason at Sajik Stadium with two games against Doosan, on March 17 and 18. All preseason games begin at 1 p.m.
Lotte Preseason Schedule:
March 17, 18 vs. Doosan (home)
March 20, 21 vs. Hanwha (away)
March 22, 23 vs. KIA (home)
March 24, 25 vs. LG (home)