San Diego Padres Kim Ha-seong (28) got out of the dreadful no-hit swamp with a come-from-behind final blow.
Ha-seong Kim started as a 7th hitter and second baseman in an away game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2023 Major League Baseball held at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona on the 23rd (Korean time).
Kim Ha-seong, who came out as the lead batter in the second inning, faced Merrill Kelly from the KBO League and withdrew with a looking strikeout. He also scrambled as the leadoff batter in the fifth inning and picked out a walk.
In the next at-bat, Ha-seong Kim finally broke the silence. 메이저사이트Kim Ha-seong, who had a chance with two outs and bases loaded in the 6th inning, confronted left-hander Kyle Nelson and hit an 87-mile (approximately 140 km/h) slider to produce two RBIs and timely hits that separated the three intervals. This gave San Diego a 4-3 comeback.
Kim Ha-seong tried a surprise bunt with 2nd out and 1st base in the 8th inning, but was fouled out by the catcher. On this day, Kim Ha-seong played an active role with 1 hit in 3 at-bats, 2 RBIs and 1 walk. It was a pure hit. The hit that came out after six games was a come-from-behind final hit. Ha-seong Kim’s batting average for the season rose slightly from 0.197 to 0.203. After one day, he returned with a .200 batting average.
Meanwhile, San Diego won 5-3 with Kim Ha-sung’s final hit and Fernando Tatis Jr.’s first home run of the season. With this victory, San Diego became 11-12, avenging the previous day’s 0-9 loss. In addition, the ride with Arizona (12 wins, 10 losses), which ranked first in the National League West Division, was also narrowed to 2.5 games.
San Diego will challenge the winning series against Arizona at the same place on the 24th.