Ha-seong Kim (28, San Diego Padres) recorded his third multi-hit this season, but could not prevent the team from losing.
Ha-seong Kim started as the 6th batter and second baseman in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) home game against the Milwaukee Brewers held at Petco Park in San Diego, California on the 17th (Korean time) and recorded 2 hits in 4 at-bats. It broke the silence that lasted three consecutive games without a hit before the game that day. His batting average for the season rose to 0.255 (13 hits in 51 at-bats).
Kim Ha-seong,메이저사이트 who stopped shortstop grounding in the first at-bat at the end of the second inning, finally escaped from the no-hit streak at the end of the fourth inning. After two outs, he succeeded in hitting a right-handed hit by attacking the 137km/h cutter thrown by San Diego starter Wade Miley. However, the follow-up hitter, Austin Nola, stepped back with a hit and failed to score.
Kim Ha-seong, who was back in the 7th inning with a floating ball in right field, succeeded in hitting against the opponent’s iron wall at the end of the 9th inning at the last opportunity. Ha-seong Kim attacked Milwaukee’s Devin Williams’ main weapon changeup in the situation of 2 out 1 and 1 base behind 0-1 and connected it with a hit. Williams finished the National League representative who won the 2020 Trevor Hoffman Award. In particular, the change-up was chosen as the harness, and Ha-seong Kim attacked that ball.
It is the third time this season that Ha-seong Kim made multiple hits, following the match against the Colorado Rockies on the 1st (3 hits) and the Atlanta Braves on the 10th (2 hits).
On the other hand, in the bottom of the ninth inning, the follow-up hitter, Nola, unlike in the bottom of the fourth inning, chose to walk and go on base consecutively. However, the last batter, Trent Grisham, ended up striking out looking, resulting in a 0-1 loss.
In San Diego, ace Darvish Yu threw 7 innings, 4 hits, 1 walk, 1 run, and 12 strikeouts, but the team suffered a 5-hit void and took the loss. On the other hand, Milwaukee starter Wade Miley won the victory with 4 hits, 8 strikeouts and no runs in 7 innings, ending the San Diego series with a complete victory of 3 wins and 1 loss. Milwaukee maintained first place in the National League Central Division with 11 wins and 5 losses, while San Diego ranked third in the National League West Division with 8 wins and 9 losses.