KBO Wild Card Games to Begin

The LG Twins will play the NC Dinos in the first of several wild card games. The Twins are the higher seed having finished in fourth place and only need to win or tie to advance in the playoffs. The NC Dinos need to win two games to advance. Both games will be played at the home park of the LG Twins, in Jamsil Stadium in Seoul. The two teams finished their season series at 8-8.

The winner of this series will play the Kiwoom Heroes in a best of five series. Another five game series will be played against the second place team the SK Wyverns and the winner of the Kiwoom Heroes and the winner of the first wild card game. The championship match will be a best of seven series against the regular season champs the Doosan Bears.

The Bears and Wyverns had identical records (88-55-1) but the Bears were awarded first place because of their 9-7 season series won loss record. The Wyverns are the defending champions. The Bears have been bridesmaids for two consecutive seasons.

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