‘Connecting chance to the final hit’ Kim Ha-seong’s 15th home run of the season, 4 on base… SD 11-1 big win contribution

Ha-seong Kim (San Diego Padres) hit 9 consecutive games with his 15th home run of the season. He went on base four times and showed off his peak hitting feeling. 

Ha-seong Kim started as the first batter and third baseman in the 2023 Major League (MLB) Colorado Rockies game held at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado, USA on the 3rd (Korean time). In the aftermath of the home clash, Kim Ha-seong, who first started as a designated hitter after entering the MLB the previous day (2nd), returned to the defense that day and flew with 2 hits and 2 walks in 3 at-bats.

In his first at-bat in the top of the first inning, Kim Ha-seong hit a left-handed starter Kyle Freeland’s 146km/h four-seam fastball and hit a left-handed home run. It is a large home run with a distance of 129.5m. 

It was the fourth leadoff home run of the season and the 15th home run of the season. With this home run, Kim Ha-seong continued his 9-game hitting streak. 

Kim Ha-seong went on base with a walk after one out in the third inning and stepped home when Juan Soto’s two-run home run. San Diego took a 3-0 lead. 

Kim Ha-seong, who completed multiple hits (more than two hits in one game) with a hit by the lead batter in the 5th inning, retired with a ground ball to the second baseman in the 7th inning.

Kim Ha-seong picked a walk in the last at-bat with one out and second base in the ninth inning, leading 5-1, and succeeded in reaching base for the fourth time that day. He followed this up by adding a run on Fernando Tatis Jr.’s three-run home run.먹튀검증

San Diego scored 7 runs in the 9th inning, leading 4-1, and won 11-1. 

Ha-seong Kim showed a perfect performance as a lead-off on this day. He scored the winning run with a lead-off home run in the first inning. He walked on base in the third and ninth innings, and set the stage for an extra run by stepping on a home run by a teammate. 

Kim Ha-seong’s batting average rose from 0.281 to 0.284. Kim Ha-seong, who is recording 22 steals in the season, will join the ’20 (home run)-20 (steal base)’ club three years after advancing to the MLB if he adds just five home runs. The pace is good enough that he added 5 homers in 19 games in the second half.