5th place KIA laughed in the face-to-face confrontation between 5th and 6th place by half a game.
Ace Yang Hyun-jong led the team to escape from a nine-game losing streak.
This is reporter Bae Jung-hoon.
It was ace Yang Hyun-jong who saved 5th place KIA, who fell into a swamp after losing 9 consecutive games and was chased by NC by half a game.
After pitching three innings, he struggled with sudden elbow pain, but he returned to the mound and continued to pitch, striking out five in five innings and stopping the NC strikeout with one run.
KIA, the first KBO league to pitch 170 innings for eight consecutive seasons, and the concentration of an batting line that drew a score in the first inning against NC ace Chang-mo Koo, broke the gap with the sixth-placed NC by one game and a half. .
7th place Lotte, which is continuing its hopes for fall baseball by chasing 5th place by two games, caught 2nd place LG, busy on its way to lead competition.
Starting pitcher Barnes pitched 6 innings without scoring, washing away the 7 runs in the last game, and Hwang Seong-bin led the team to victory by scoring a double and triple in the final.
Leading SSG made a big inning of 9 points in the 8th inning against one-on-one and beat Hanwha 10-1 to solidify the lead, and Doosan pressed Kiwoom with Lee Yoo-chan's solo four, who hit the first home run in his debut. I did.
KT defeated Samsung with a two-run four in the final of Baek-ho Kang, which struck in the 11th overtime.