Will the First KS be Held at Changwon NC Park? NC has Two Helpless Losses at Home



In the WC deciding game, semi-PO victory was confirmed at home, but in PO, the batting line was silent and lost

Changwon NC Park, where the 3rd and 4th games of the professional baseball playoffs (PO) were held, was filled with 17,400 spectators for two consecutive days.

NC Dinos, who won two games in Suwon, the enemy team, had a sweet dream of confirming their advancement to the Korean Series in front of their home fans. 스포츠토토

However, NC, which ran without hesitation from the wild card game to the semi-playoffs and the first and second PO games, lost to kt wiz for two days in a row on the 2nd and 3rd.

In Game 3 on the 2nd, they lost 0-3 without a single player reaching second base throughout the game, and in Game 4 on the 3rd, they lost 2-11 with no hits until 2 outs in the 6th inning.

NC, which had won 2 wins in the PO of 3 wins out of 5, suffered 2 losses and was in danger of a 'reverse sweep'.

The cold batting lineup increases NC manager Kang In-kwon’s concerns.

NC scored 41 points in 5 games from the wild card game to the first PO game.

The minimum score in 5 games was 4 in the first match against SSG Landers.

NC, which scored 3 points in the 2nd game of PO, was silent with no score in the 3rd game, and was greatly pushed down 0-11 in the 4th game, scoring 2 points only in the bottom of the 8th inning, when the game was virtually decided.

NC’s total number of hits in games 3 and 4 was 10.

Didn't hit a single home run.

NC's batting lineup became even more shabby as KT drove in 21 hits, including 5 home runs, over two days.

Here, NC also became a ‘victim of the record’.

The scoreless chain that started in the 4th inning of Game 2 continued for 22 innings until the 7th inning of PO Game 4.

NC Dinos only scored in the 8th inning of Game 4, when KT, which had solidified its victory, managed the game somewhat loosely.

KT tied the NC batting line tightly and continued the streak of 22 consecutive scoreless innings, setting a 'tie record for most consecutive innings scoreless in PO history' and 'a new record for most consecutive innings scoreless in a single PO'.

It matched the Doosan Bears' record of 22 consecutive scoreless innings from the 2nd PO game in 2005 to the 2nd PO game in 2007, and broke the record of 20 consecutive scoreless innings for a single PO that the LG Twins held from games 2 to 5 against the Samsung Lions in 1993.

Home fans who visited Changwon NC Park in PO games 3 and 4 saw NC runners hit home only once (8th inning in game 4) during a total of 18 attacks.

This year is a monumental year for NC.

The postseason game was held for the first time at the home NC Park, which opened in 2019, followed by the first semi-PO and first PO.

NC won its first combined championship in 2020, but at the time, the Korean Series was held at Gocheok Sky Dome, a 'neutral stadium', in the aftermath of the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19).

This fall, NC defeated Doosan at home on October 19 and became the winner of the wild card game.

Changwon NC Park was also the venue where they defeated SSG Landers in the third round of the semi-PO on October 25 and confirmed their advancement to the PO.

However, PO did not finish at home.

NC must win Game 5 in Suwon on the 5th to host the first Korean Series since the opening of Changwon NC Park.