The gap has narrowed at the top of the KBO for the first time in months as the dominant SSG Landers struggled with just one win over three series in the last week, although rain cancellations did wreak havoc with game schedules across the country.
The Kiwoom Heroes failed to win a single game over the last week, continuing their slide in a distant third place with the KT Wiz now just one win away from knocking them down to fourth.
After a month of no movement at the top of the KBO, last week brought some drama as the LG Twins rode two strong outings up up to second place, pushing the struggling Kiwoom Heroes down to third with just two wins in the last 10 games.
The SSG Landers extended their lead at the top of the KBO table to seven games last week, winning back-to-back series as the second-place Kiwoom Heroes started to slip.
There's no change at the top of the KBO this week, with the top five clubs all winning their weekend series to extend their dominant lead over the bottom half of the table.
With six home runs over the last five games, KT Wiz slugger Park Byung-ho has moved up to No. 4 on the KBO's career home run ranking.
The reigning champion KT Wiz continued their climb up the KBO table this week, winning seven of their last 10 games to move up to fifth place.
The KT Wiz on Thursday released outfielder Henry Ramos and signed former major leaguer Anthony Alford.
The KT Wiz on Wednesday released longstanding foreign pitcher William Cuevas and signed Chicago White Sox minor leaguer Wes Benjamin. Cuevas is the first foreign player to be released this season.
The SSG Landers remain top of the league for the fifth straight week since the start of the season, after beating the Doosan Bears 2-1 in the weekend series.