San Diego Padres infielder Kim Ha-seong (28) collapsed after digging home. I grabbed his right shoulder. Kim Ha-seong, who complained of his pain, fortunately walked out of the ground, but did not return. He was substituted on defense.
On the 31st (Korean time), in the 2023 major league game against the Texas Rangers held at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA, Ha-seong Kim started as a second baseman with the first batter and recorded 1 hit, 1 walk and 1 run in 1 at-bat. His season batting average rose slightly from 0.277 to 0.279.
He got on base from the first at-bat. He walked in the bottom of the first inning after a full-count win over Cody Bradford. After Fernando Tatis Jr. withdrew due to a floating ball in left field, Ha-seong Kim stole second base when Juan Soto batted. Season 21 stolen base.
With this, Ha-seong Kim has only one stolen base (22), the most stolen bases in a single season by a Korean major leaguer, set by Shin-soo Choo in 2010 while at Cleveland.
In the second at-bat, he produced a hit. At the end of the third inning, Kim Ha-seong, who came out as the lead batter again, fouled three times in a row on a ball count of 1-1. And he singled out a changeup on the sixth pitch that flowed outward. Another full count match. Kim Ha-seong hit a 91.2 mile four-seam fastball on the 7th pitch and made a left-handed hit. Afterwards, Kim Ha-seong, who advanced to third base with a walk by Soto and a hit by Manny Machado, rushed home when Zander Bogarts’ center fielder sacrifice fly. He suffered a shoulder injury while sliding head first to avoid the catcher. He grabbed his right shoulder and complained of his pain.
Ha-seong Kim showed the figure of taking a groove with his hand again while enduring his pain. The referee’s decision was safe. Soon, an interpreter and trainer came out to check Ha-seong Kim’s condition. After walking into the dugout, Ha-seong Kim headed for the treatment room.
He couldn’t play anymore. He recorded multiple on-base runs in 8 consecutive games, but Kim Ha-seong was replaced by Matthew Batten during defense in the top of the 4th inning to finish the game.
Considering the importance Ha-seong Kim occupies within his team, San Diego can’t help but be super-elevated.
Prior to the game, Kim Ha-seong played 22 games in July and had a batting average of 0.333, 5 homers, 9 RBIs, an on-base percentage of 0.440, a slugging percentage of 0.548, and an OPS of 0.988. He didn’t miss the table even though he didn’t have an RBI opportunity because he went into the leadoff.
Reporter AJ Cassabel of MLB.com said, “Ha-sung Kim, who is considered the best player in San Diego this season, collapsed while holding his right shoulder after a collision at the home plate.”
On this day, San Diego took the lead again with a come-from-behind solo shot by Gary Sanchez in the bottom of the 4th inning, where the score was 1-1. And Soto’s timely double exploded, widening the gap to 3-1.
In the bottom of the fifth, the cannon exploded again. This time, the main character is Sanched, the protagonist of the reverse battle gun. He hit an 88.3 mile change-up on the third pitch from pitcher Brock Burke, who had changed from the second company, and crossed the center wall. Season 12.
However, San Diego faced a crisis right away. With the bullpen running in the sixth, Snell went down and Nick Martinez came up. After allowing consecutive hits, Martinez allowed two RBIs on time to Marcus Simien from 2nd, 2nd and 3rd base. The score is 4-3.메이저사이트
But he ran away again in the 8th inning. With Trent Grisham’s hit and stolen base, Fernando Tatis Jr. hit a timely hit at first out and second base.
San Diego starter Snell became the winning pitcher with 4 hits, 4 walks, 9 strikeouts and 1 run in 5 innings. He won his 8th season.
Faced with a crisis with two outs and bases loaded in the ninth inning, San Diego kept the victory by catching it with a foul fly in right field.
San Diego, which defeated Texas, the first place in the American League (AL) West Division, and won three consecutive victories, recorded 52-54. It remains in 4th place in the National League (NL) Western Division. Texas stayed with 60 wins (46 losses) with 3 consecutive losses.