Ha-Seong Kim Enter the MLB

First Designated Hitter to Enter MLB

Ha-seong Kim, The First Designated Hitter to Enter the MLB

  • Ha-seong Kim, the first designated hitter to enter the MLB, hit 7 consecutive games with a double

The team lost 3-4 in overtime

Kim Ha-seong (27, San Diego Padres), who injured his shoulder in a collision with the catcher,

Started as a designated hitter for the first time since advancing to the big 카지노사이트leagues and produced hits without fail.

Kim Ha-seong started as the designated hitter in the 2023 American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB) Colorado Rockies visiting game held at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado, USA on the 1st (Korean time), hit 1 hit in 4 at-bats and picked 1 walk. .

His batting average for the season was 0.279 (94 hits in 337 at-bats), and he tasted a long hit for the first time in a long time with his 15th double of the season.

He got on base twice, keeping his on-base percentage at 0.374 for the season, and his OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) slightly increased from 0.821 to 0.822 thanks to the double.

Kim Ha-seong was a runner on third base in a home game against the Texas Rangers on the 31st of last month, and then dug into the home field when Sander Bohartz's outfield fly ball.

He was knocked out of the game after colliding his right shoulder with the knee of Texas catcher Sam Huff.

On this day, Ha-seong Kim reaffirmed that he plays a key role in the team’s offense as he entered the designated hitter position with no defensive burden.

Kim Ha-seong, who was withdrawn with an infield grounder in the first at-bat in the first inning,

Chose a walk in the second at-bat in the third inning, but failed to return home due to a misfire in the follow-up.

In the 5th inning, an outfield fly ball was thrown out, and in the 7th inning, a shortstop grounder was out.

With two outs in the ninth inning when San Diego was trailing 2-3, Trent Grisham hit a dramatic home run to tie the game.

And here, he attacked Colorado finisher Justin Lawrence's lower 3rd pitch sinker with a technical swing and made a deep double in the left field.

It is a 7-game hitting streak since the Pittsburgh Pirates match on the 25th of last month.

However, Kim Ha-seong failed to become a come-from-behind runner as the follow-up hitter, Fernando Tatis Jr., struck out.

San Diego missed the chance to score the bases safely in the top of the 10th inning in a game with a runner on second base.

And at the end of the 10th inning of overtime, he dedicated the ending score with a sacrifice fly and lost 3-4.

San Diego, with a record of 52 wins and 55 losses, was in 4th place in the National League West Division.