The Samsung Lions and Hanwha Eagles face off on Wednesday in a KBO baseball showdown at Hanwha Life Eagles Park.
The Samsung Lions come into this game with a 16-10 record overall and they have won three games in a row. During the last three games the Samsung Lions gave up only six runs total and that led to the victories. Jose Pirela has been the best player for the Samsung Lions this season hitting nine home runs and driving in 2o RBI’s. Min-ho Kang has also been strong hitting five home runs and driving in 21 RBI”s.
On the other side of this matchup is the Hanwha Eagles who sit with an 11-14 record overall but they have won three games in a row. In two of the three games against the Lotte Giants, the Hanwha Eagles scored 11 runs. Si-hwan Roh has been the best player for the Hanwha Eagles hitting six home runs and driving in 28 RBI’s. Ju-suk Ha has also been strong for the Hanwha Eagles hitting three home runs and driving in 22 RBI’s.
Ben Lively will get the Samsung Lions and coming into this game he sits with an 0-1 record and an ERA of 4.94.
Ryan Carpenter will get the start for the Hanwha Eagles and coming into this game he sits with a 1-1 record and an ERA of 1.59.
The weather in this game is expected to be clear with a 8-9 mile per hour wind blowing from 1st to 3rd base.
The Hanwha Eagles are hot and Ryan Carpenter has been lights out so far this year for the team. Look for Carpenter to lock down the Samsung Lions offense and that will be the difference as the Hanwha Eagles come away with the victory.