Kim Ha-seong (San Diego Padres) tried to hit for three consecutive games, but was blocked by the opponent’s defense.
Ha-seong Kim played as the number one hitter and second baseman in the 2023 Major League Baseball match against the Philadelphia Phillies held at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA on the 6th (Korean time) and recorded no hits in four at-bats. The team won 8-0.
San Diego has Ha-seong Kim (second baseman) – Fernando Tatis Jr. (right fielder) – Juan Soto (left fielder) – Manny Machado (designated hitter) – Xander Bogaerts (shortstop) – Luis Campusano (catcher) – Matt Carpenter (first baseman) – Matthew The batting lineup was organized in the order of Batten (third baseman) and Trent Grisham (center fielder). The starting pitcher is Pedro Avila.
Philadelphia, with Michael Lorenzen starting, Kyle Schwarber (designated hitter), Nick Castellanos (right fielder), Bryce Harper (first baseman), Alec Bohm (third baseman), Bryson Stott (second baseman), and Brandon Marsh ( The lineup consisted of center fielder) – Jake Cave (left fielder) – Edmundo Sosa (shortstop) – Garrett Stubbs (catcher).
Ha-seong Kim pitched a game that went all the way to 6 pitches in his first at-bat in the bottom of the first inning. In 1B2S, he hit Lorenzen’s 85.1 mile (approximately 136 km/h) changeup, but it was out due to a ground ball to the shortstop.
San Diego was in danger of giving up a run in the top of the third inning. Avila’s control was shaken, and Sosa and Stubbs got on base with walks. However, with no outs on first and second base, Avila caught Schwarber with a fly ball to center field. He then guided Castellanos to hit a ground ball to shortstop. A double play between Bogaerts, Kim Ha-seong, and Carpenter prevented the team from conceding any points.
After overcoming the crisis, an opportunity to score came. After two outs in the bottom of the third inning, Grisham hit a double. Ha-seong Kim came out at bat. Ha-seong Kim hit Lorenzen’s 95.7 mph (approximately 154 km/h) four-seam fastball in 1B2S. He hit the ball well. However, shortstop Sosa jumped and caught the ball. Unfortunately, Ha-seong Kim did not get a hit.
San Diego succeeded in scoring the first run in the bottom of the 4th inning. Leadoff hitter Tatis targeted Lorenzen’s 93.3 mph (approximately 150 km/h) four-seam fastball and went over the left wall. A large home run was hit with an exit speed of 175 km/h and a distance of 131 m.
Afterwards, San Diego added 2 points. After Soto retired with a ground ball to second base, Machado’s single and Bogaerts’ double created opportunities for second and third base. Campusano then sent a ground ball in front of the second baseman. Stott threw the ball home to catch Machado, who was cutting into the groove, but made an error. Meanwhile, Bogaerts, the runner on second base, came home.
In Ha-seong Kim’s third at-bat in the bottom of the fifth inning, he was out with a ground ball to third base.
In the bottom of the 6th inning, San Diego had an opportunity to increase the score. A Tatis walk, a Soto hit, and a Machado walk resulted in the bases being loaded with no outs. Bogaerts, who stood at bat, hit the first pitch and made a 3-and-out. Campusano also hit the first pitch in the ensuing opportunity to load the bases with no outs. The hit ball fell in front of the center fielder and Soto and Machado came home.안전놀이터
Carpenter then walked and the bases were loaded again. Batton sent a ground ball in front of the third baseman, and Campusano, the second base runner, was out at third base. Meanwhile, Bogaerts scored. After Grisham retired with a fly ball to center field, Ha-seong Kim came to the plate. He hit Lorenzen’s 86 mph (approximately 138 km/h) slider to the center of the plate, but he got away with a fly ball to center field. However, San Diego only added 4 points in the 6th inning and ran away with a 7-0 lead.
San Diego added a score in the bottom of the 8th inning. Back-to-back hits by Bogatz and Campusano created an opportunity to reach first and third base with no outs. Then, Matt Carpenter’s sacrifice fly RBI added one run. Then, Laker, who appeared in the top of the 8th inning, came on the mound in the 9th inning and finished the game without allowing a run. It ended with San Diego winning 8-0.
Ha-seong Kim tried to continue his strong performance with 2 hits and 3 RBIs in the previous day’s match (5th), but was silent. He also appeared to be unlucky, with his well-hit balls being blocked by lake rain. His season batting average dropped to 0.273 and OPS to 0.786.
Bogaerts had 4 hits, 1 RBI, and 1 run, while Campusano had 2 hits and 3 RBIs. Tatis, who hit a home run in two consecutive games, had one RBI and two runs, and Baton had one RBI. Carpenter also recorded one RBI.
Avila earned his first win of the season, allowing no runs, allowing 2 hits, 6 walks, and striking out 1 in 6⅔ innings. He allowed six walks, but was good at inducing double plays. Philadelphia had a total of four double plays, three of which came from Castellanos’ at-bats.
Philadelphia starter Lorenzen suffered his 9th loss (8 wins) by giving up 7 runs (6 earned), 8 hits (1 home run), 3 walks, and 1 strikeout in 6 innings.
With this, San Diego, avenging its loss the previous day, is 4th in the National League West Division and 7th in the Wild Card with 66 wins and 74 losses. Philadelphia ended its winning streak with two wins in a row. With 76 wins and 62 losses, they are 2nd in the National League East Division and 1st in the Wild Card.
Both teams will play the final game of a three-game series on the 7th. San Diego’s starting pitcher is Michael Wacha. For Philadelphia, Jack Wheeler starts. Ha-seong Kim is recording a batting average of 0.333 against Wheeler, with 2 hits (1 home run) and 1 RBI in 6 at-bats.