The KIA Tigers, ranked 5th in professional baseball, defeated the LG Twins and reduced their fall baseball advance magic number to two.

In today's away match against LG held at Jamsil Stadium, KIA won the match 8-3 by combining the concentration of the other line and the counterattack of starter Eui-ri Lee.

5th place KIA with 2 consecutive wins has a difference of 2.5 games with 6th place NC, leaving 2 magic numbers for self-advancement in the postseason for the first time in 4 years.

LG was satisfied with the playoffs, as the loss of 2nd place LG confirmed the regular season championship for lead SSG.

The KIA line exploded from the first inning.

Following Socrates Brito's first double RBI double, Choi Hyeong-woo attacked LG starter Lim Chan-gyu and shot a large two-run home run that crossed the right wall of Jamsil Stadium, making Jamsil Stadium away fans enthusiastic.

Starter Eui-ri Lee conceded only two points up to the 5th inning and held out, and the hitting line gave strength again in the 6th inning.

Park Dong-won's two RBI right-handed hit and Ryu Ji-hyuk's 1-RBI right-middle hit hit four points and divided the game.

3rd place KT wiz defeated the Samsung Lions 7-3, and played half a game with 4th place Kiwoom.

Hwang Jae-gyun wielded 3 hits and 3 RBIs including the final hit, and Kim Min-hyuk helped the team win with 2 hits and 4 RBIs.

7th place Samsung was eliminated from the postseason with the victory of 5th place KIA.

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