Heredia’s hit is key in SSG’s win.

Guillermo Heredia laced a key 8th inning single that knocked in two of the four runs in that inning and propelled SSG to a 9-5 win over the Kiwoom Heroes. Although it was his only hit on the evening the outfielder still leads the KBO in hitting with a .330 batting average.

Heredia who was a key offseason pickup for the Landers is also second in the circuit in RBIs (52) and fifth in OPS (.875).

In Japan Ariel Martínez went hitless in two official , walked twice and scored a run to lower his average to .250 in Nippon-Ham’s 6-3 victory over Orix. The catcher from Matanzas, Cuba has also gone yard nine times on the season, knocked in 27 runs and sports a .355 OBP.

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