The SSG Landers and Samsung Lions face off on Thursday in a KBO baseball showdown at Incheon SSG Landers Field
In the first game of this series it was the SSG Landers that were able to come away with the 1-0 victory. That run for SSG Landers was scored as a walk-off in the 9th inning. In the second game the Samsung Lions got some revenge winning 8-7.
The SSG Landers come into this game with a 28-19 record overall and that puts them in 1st place inside the KBO. The SSG Landers finished off last week winning three games in a row and during those three games they gave up only six runs total. Jeong Choi has been the best player for the SSG Landers and he has hit 12 home runs and driven in 34 RBI’s. Jamie Romak has also hit nine home runs and driven in 28 RBI’s.
On the other side of this matchup is the Samsung Lions who sit in 3rd place in the standings with a 27-22 record overall. Coming into this game, the Samsung Lions have lost three of the last five games and the pitching staff has been an issue for them.. Jose Pirela has been the best player for the Samsung Lions hitting 13 home runs and driving in 39 RBI’s. Ja-wook Koo has also been strong for the Samsung Lions hitting five home runs and driving in 32 RBI’s.
David Buchanan will get the start for the Samsung Lions and coming into this game he sits with a 5-2 record and an ERA of 2.76.
Won-Seok Oh will get the start for the SSG Landers and coming into this game he sits with a 3-1 record and an ERA of 4.95.
Look for a strong start for Buchanan and that will be the difference as the Samsung Lions get the job done in this game. Back the Samsung Lions to win this game on the run line.