‘Why here?’ Clash with referee → out…KIA stunned by bad luck

The Kia Tigers cried over bad luck.

On the 15th, KIA played a home game against the Doosan Bears at Kia Champions Field in Gwangju.

In the bottom of the second inning, KIA was down 0-1, and leadoff hitter Choi Hyung-woo doubled. Kim Sun-bin grounded into a double play. The next batter, Lee Woo-sung, hit a grounder to third baseman Heo Kyung-min.안전놀이터

Heo threw to first base, but the first baseman couldn’t catch it and the ball went behind him. Choi Hyung-woo, the runner at third, is safe.

Lee Woo-sung watched the ball drop and tried to advance, but as soon as he rounded the first base, he collided with first base umpire Na Kwang-nam.

The force of the collision sent Na and Lee to the ground. According to the rules, colliding with an umpire does not count as interference. Doosan immediately tagged Lee Woo-sung and he was called out.

This left the bases loaded, and Hwang Dae-in was tagged out on a catcher’s strike to end the inning.

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