Kim Ha-seong, on base in 3 games… San Diego’s 3-game losing streak
Kim Ha-seong (28, San Diego Padres), who has been slowing down recently, succeeded in getting on base with a walk in three games.
On the 20th (Korean time), 안전놀이터in the 2023 Major League (MLB) Atlanta Braves game held at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA, Kim Ha-seong started as a 7th batter and second baseman, recording 2 hits and 1 walk.
Kim Ha-seong’s season batting average, which did not earn a hit, slightly went down from 0.224 to 0.217.
On this day, Ha-seong Kim singled out a walk in his first at-bat. Ha-seong Kim, who was at bat after two outs at the end of the second inning, got on base by picking out the ball from starter Charlie Morton. Kim Ha-seong tried to steal second base, but was out and the inning ended.
Ha-seong Kim got his second at-bat at the end of the 4th inning with a chance to score 1 out, 2nd and 3rd base. Kim Ha-seong, who faced Morton again, struck out with a bat on the 5th pitch breaking ball in the ball count 1-ball-2 strike.
Kim Ha-seong, who took the lead at the bottom of the 7th inning with a lead of 1-0, hit a deep ball to the shortstop this time, but failed to produce a hit as opposing shortstop Von Grissom blocked the ball.
On the other hand, in the game, which developed as a pitcher’s battle, San Diego won with a single home run.
Juan Soto, who came out as the lead batter in the bottom of the 4th inning, hit Morton’s ball and hit a solo home run over the middle fence, which became the final blow. With a 1-0 win, San Diego escaped a three-game losing streak.