Kim Ha-sung is silent about ‘no hit’ in four times at bat → unfolding ‘hosebi’ as a shortstop…San Diego escaped five consecutive losses

Kim Ha-sung of the San Diego Padres started as the sixth batter and shortstop in an away game against the Philadelphia Phillies during the 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) regular season held at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the 20th (Korea time). He had no hit and one run in four times at bat.

Without producing any hits, Kim’s batting average for this season fell from 0.220 to 0.217 (55 hits in 254 times at bat). He also had nine homers, 35 RBIs, 37 runs scored and 14 stolen bases, a on-base percentage of 0.330, a slugging percentage of 0.382, and an OPS (on-base plus slugging percentage) of 0.712. His monthly batting average in June was also not good at 0.218 (12 hits in 55 times at bat). He also had two homers and 11 RBIs. 토토사이트 순위

Instead, the team displayed stable defense at shortstop to make up for its disappointment. On the day, San Diego formed its starting lineup consisting of Luis Arraez (first baseman), Fernando Tatis Jr., right fielder, Jurickson Profar (left fielder), Manny Machado (designated hitter), Donovan Solano (third baseman), Kim Ha-sung (striker), Jackson Merrill (center fielder), Kyle Higashioka (catcher) and Tyler Wade (second baseman). Matt Waldron started the game.

Philadelphia’s starting lineup consisted of Kyle Schwarber (designated hitter), Bryson Stat (second baseman), Bryson Harper (first baseman), Alec Bohm (third baseman), Nick Casteyanos (right fielder), Brandon Marsh (center fielder), Edmundo Sosa (striker), David Dahl (left fielder) and Rafael Marchan (catcher). The starting pitcher was Ranger Suarez.

Kim had a hard time playing against Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Suarez. He started 92 ⅓ innings in 15 games this year, and has garnered 10 wins and one loss with a 1.75 ERA. In the game against San Diego, he also made a quality start (more than six innings with six hits (one homer) and four strikeouts with no outs and one run allowed, which is a quality start (more than six innings with three earned runs or less).

Kim Ha-sung, who faced his first batter’s box in the top of the second inning with one out and no runner at 0-0, swung Suarez’s fifth pitch with the ball count at 2-2, swung and missed a curveball to secure a strikeout. With the score tied 1-1, with two outs and no runners at the top of the fourth inning, he hit a sinker with the ball count at 1-1 for the third pitch, but grounded out to shortstop. In the top of the seventh inning, when the score was still 1-1, he appeared as the leadoff hitter and faced off relief pitcher Orion Kirkering. He hit the sinker with the ball count at 1-2. He grounded out to the third base.

With the team leading 2 to 1 in the top of the eighth inning, the first and second basemen succeeded in getting on base for the first time in the game. Kim Ha-sung, who faced off reliever Serantoni Dominguez, hit a sinker with the ball count 0 to 1. It seemed like he was grounded out to the third base, but he settled down to the first base due to a catch error by third baseman Bohm. Afterwards, Higashioka with the bases loaded with two outs hit a timely triple with all three RBIs. Center fielder Marsh ran forward and tried to catch the sliding catch, but failed. All the runners scored while the ball was pulled back. Kim Ha-sung also homered at the time. San Diego ran away 5-1.

In addition, Kim Ha-sung blocked Marchan’s hit without a runner in the bottom of the seventh inning when he was leading 2-1. He not only selected the exact and perfect location but also completed a grounder to shortstop with a stable catch.

San Diego defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2. It recently escaped from losing five games in a row. It is ranking second in the NL West with 38 wins and 40 losses this season. It plans to play four consecutive home games against the Milwaukee Brewers from the 21st.

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