’97 Hold’ Koo Seung-min surpasses Kang Young-sik and sets a new record for the most holds by a Lotte pitcher

 Lotte Giants pitcher Seung-min Koo set a new team record.

Lotte won 2-0 in the 2023 Shinhan Bank SOL KBO League Kiwoom Heroes match held at Gocheok Sky Dome on the 26th. Koo Seung-min took the mound in the bottom of the 8th inning with a 2-0 lead, recording 1 hit, 2 walks and no runs in 1 inning.

Koo Seung-min recorded his 11th hold of the season that day and achieved a career-high 97 holds. After recording his first hold of 2018, Koo Seung-min won 14 holds that year, establishing himself as Lotte’s sure-to-win group. He achieved 20 holds for three consecutive years from 2020 to last year.

Lotte explained,메이저놀이터 “Seung-min Koo surpassed Young-shik Kang (96 holds) and became the pitcher with the most holds in the Lotte Giants club.” Koo Seung-min has made a new history for the club 10 years after being nominated in the 6th round by Lotte in 2013.

On the other hand, on this day, Lotte won two consecutive victories with Strayley’s 6 scoreless innings and the iron wall bullpen leading to Kim Sang-soo, Koo Seung-min and Kim Won-joong. At bat, Seung-wook Park, Jin-hyeok Noh, and Min-seok Kim each played an active role with two hits and multi-hits. Lotte maintained third place, chasing SSG and LG closely.

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