The San Diego Padres ended their three-game losing streak while Kim Ha-seong (28) was replaced as a major defense.
Ha-seong Kim was not included in the starting lineup for the 2023 Major League Baseball home game against the Milwaukee Brewers, which took place on the 16th (Korean time) at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA. Excluding the 3rd start of the season, Kim Ha-seong, who was silent with no hits in 4 at-bats in the last 2 games in a row.
Kim Ha-seong, 안전놀이터who entered the second base defense at the beginning of the 8th inning with a score of 8-3, entered the plate at the bottom of the 8th inning with a chance to load the bases with 2 outs. After a 9-pitch full count match against Milwaukee right-hander Harvey Guerra, he retired due to a foul fly by the catcher. His batting average for the season fell from .239 to 2.34 (11 hits in 47 at-bats).
However, he received applause from the crowd for his amazing jump catch on defense in the ninth inning. Milwaukee leadoff hitter Jesse Winker stretched out his left arm and caught a right-handed hit. It was a ball with a hit rate of 93%, but Kim Ha-seong stopped it with amazing quickness.
San Diego also won 10-3 and ended its recent 3-game losing streak, reaching a 50% win rate with 8 wins and 8 losses in the season.
Jake Cronenworth, who entered as the starting second baseman instead of Kim Ha-seong, played an active role with 3 hits, 6 RBIs and 1 walk in 4 at-bats, including two home runs.
Cronenworth, who tied the game 2-2 with a right-handed hit from the first at-bat in the first inning, hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning. He followed this up with a two-run home run in the seventh inning. Season 2-3 home run. It was his first multi-home run in his debut. He also added 1 RBI on a pushout walk in the last at-bat in the 8th inning.
Shortstop Zander Bogaerts also played an active role with 3 hits and 2 runs in 4 at-bats, and designated hitter Nelson Cruz also posted 2 hits and 3 RBIs in 3 at-bats. The batting line exploded with 12 hits, and
starting pitcher Seth Lugo was knocked out early with 8 hits, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts and 3 runs in 3⅔ innings, but Steven Wilson (1⅓ innings), Brent Honeywell (1 innings), Luis Garcia (1 innings), Tim The bullpen, which led to Hill (1 inning), combined for 5⅓ scoreless innings.