The NC Dinos advanced to the semifinals of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) semifinals after beating the Doosan Bears behind a six-hit performance from Seo Ho-cheol, including a walk-off home run.
NC came from behind to defeat Doosan 14-9 in the wild-card deciding game of the KBO Baseball 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL postseason at NC Park in Changwon, Gyeongnam, on Monday.NC, which finished the regular season in fourth place and entered the wild-card deciding game with a “one-game lead,” swept fifth-place Doosan in game one and punched its ticket to the semifinals without having to play a second game.
The “tradition” of the fourth-ranked team defeating the fifth-ranked team in the wild-card decider, which was introduced in 2015, was in its ninth year.NC head coach Kang In-hwa won his first postseason as head coach. The joy was even greater because it was the first postseason win at Changwon NC Park.
On the other hand, Doosan manager Lee Seung-yeop, a former “national hitter,” was out of the postseason after only making his fall debut. The player who stood out the most on this day was Seo Ho-cheol. Seo hit a game-winning home run with two outs in the bottom of the fourth inning after falling behind 0-3, then followed it up with a two-run double in the 바카라사이트 top of the seventh inning to make it 6-5.