Despite Kim Ha-seong’s great performance with ‘multi-hits + 3 RBI’, San Diego lost… Bae Ji-hwan was silent with no hits.
Kim Ha-seong of the San Diego Padres struggled, but could not prevent the team from losing.
Ha-seong Kim started as the number one hitter and third baseman in the 2023 American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB) home game against the Philadelphia Phillies held at Petco Park in San Diego, California on the 5th (Korean time). Kim Ha-seong, who had 2 hits and 3 RBIs in 6 at-bats, had a season batting average of 0.275.
In his first at-bat in the first inning, Ha-seong Kim was forced off by a fly ball to center field after a game that went all the way to 7 pitches. He continued to reach 9 pitches in the 3rd inning and reached first base due to an opponent’s error.
He ignited the chase in the 4th inning, trailing by 2-8, with 2 outs and 2nd and 3rd bases. He caught the 5th pitch from opposing starting pitcher Taiwan Walker and hit a timely hit that was just over the pitcher’s height. Both runners hit home and scored 2 RBIs.
In the 6th inning, Ha-seong Kim took the lead in the chase. He hit Andrew Belatti’s 4th pitch with 1 out and runners on 1st and 3rd with one out in the 6th inning, trailing 4-9, and recorded a timely hit with 1 RBI toward left center. In the 8th inning, he came out as the leadoff hitter and was retired by a fly ball to right field.
Ha-seong Kim took his last at-bat in a critical situation. He narrowed the gap to 7-9 and faced Jose Alvarado in the 9th inning with 2 outs and runners on 1st and 3rd. Ha-Seong Kim engaged in a close game with a full count, but struck out and the game ended.
San Diego, who had been dragged from the start by allowing 3 runs in a row in the 1st and 2nd innings, showed strength in the last minute, but lost 7-9.메이저사이트
On the same day, Pittsburgh Pirates’ Bae Ji-hwan was silent. Bae Ji-hwan played as the number 9 hitter and second baseman in the MLB home game against the Milwaukee Brewers held at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Bae Ji-hwan’s season batting average, which ended with no hits in three at-bats, fell to 0.240.
Bae Ji-hwan entered his first at-bat in the third inning with no outs and no outs on third base, but was retired by a ground ball to third base. In his second at-bat in the fifth inning, he was also out on a grounder to shortstop. He ended the game by striking out in the 7th inning. Pittsburgh gave up two runs in the first innings, but scored two runs each in the fourth and fifth innings to achieve a 4-2 comeback victory.