The final three games of the first half of the season. Aces are on the way to sweep the first game. Lotte and NC are in fourth and fifth place with only one game separating them. This three-game series, which will be the finale of the first half, is an all-out battle. In the six meetings this season, Lotte has the upper hand with a 5-1 record.먹튀검증
Lotte Giants’ Na Kyun-ahn and NC Dinos’ Eric Peddie will take the mound.
The two pitchers will start the seventh game of the season between the two teams at Changwon NC Park on the 11th.
Pedi has the edge in the season standings. He leads the team in wins and ERA with an 11-2 record and a 1.73 ERA in 14 games. Na Kyun-an, who has emerged as Lotte’s ace after outperforming the foreign duo, has the advantage of a stable game. 6-2, 3.17 in 15 games.
These aren’t extreme numbers like Pedi’s, but it’s a different story against NC. Both of his starts have been victories for Lotte. In two games against NC this season, he is 1-1 with a 1.38 ERA with just two runs allowed in 13 innings pitched.
He was strong against NC’s Son As-seop (4-for-4), Martin (3-for-3), and Park Se-hyuk (3-for-3). Hyeon-hwan Jae (3-for-2), Yoon Hyung-joon and Seo Ho-cheol (2-for-1 each) are the hitters to watch out for.
The mood has been off for NC of late.
NC is going through a rough patch, going 2-8 in its last 10 games. In the recent two-game series against Samsung in Changwon, they were shut out for two consecutive games. Three of their last four games have been shutouts. The key will be whether the slumping batting line-up can rebound and make up ground against their ‘nemesis’ Na Kyun-ahn. Match-up against Na Kyun-ahn. Stir up the competition.
Pedi competed with Na Gyun-ahn for the MVP in April. In the month of April, Pedi went 4-1 with a 0.47 ERA in six games against Na Gyun-ahn (4-1 with a 1.34 ERA in five games). Despite being ahead in the journalists’ vote, he lost the fan vote by three points, narrowly missing out on the award.
Debut head-to-head. It will be a chance to see who is the stronger starter.
Personalities aside, it will be a no-holds-barred affair, with the huge responsibility of deciding the finale of their respective teams.