Kim Ha-sung (29, San Diego Padres) hit the drum and even hit the double pitch. He became the main player in the victory by playing hard in both pitching and hitting.
Kim Ha-sung started as the fifth batter’s shortstop in an away game against the Colorado Rockies of the “2024 Major League Baseball (MLB)” at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado at 9:40 a.m. on the 25th (Korea time), and played two hits, two RBIs, and one run in four times at bat, including a two-run double.

As a result, Kim’s batting average for this season slightly increased from 0.228 to 0.240 (23 hits in 96 times at bat). His on-base plus slugging percentage (OPS) is 0.762, and he has 15 RBIs for this season.

From his first at-bat, Kim swung a wild bat. Appearing with the bases loaded with one out in the top of the first inning when his team was tying 0-0, Kim displayed a two-run double that skillfully fell first, aiming for a changeup of 129.7 kilometers per hour away from Colorado left-hander Ty Blak. Since then, Kim has stepped on a home run and scored a point when Eguri Rosario made a timely hit.

Kim Ha-sung even displayed a sensational surprise bunt hit. He took the first base with no outs in the sixth inning with a 4-0 lead, and buntted Victor Bordnick’s first pitch fastball. The ball flowed toward the third base, rolling into a course that was difficult for the defense to handle. Third baseman Ryan McMan caught and threw late, but made an error exceeding the height of the first baseman. Kim Ha-sung, who did not miss a gap, quickly ran to the second base. As he recorded one hit and one error, Kim Ha-sung’s third bunt hit in his career was completed.
Kim also displayed fantastic defense. The highlight was the diving catch in the fourth inning. San Diego left-hander Matt Waldron was on the verge of losing a point, allowing Elias Diaz to hit a pitch strong with one out and runners on first and second bases in the bottom of the fourth inning.

However, 먹튀검증 the three breaks Kim Ha-sung was guarding were not broken. Kim Ha-sung caught the ball diving and immediately threw it to first base. Unfortunately, the batter survived with a safe run, but it was a good defense to prevent a loss. Waldron, who overcame the crisis of losing a point with Kim Ha-sung’s help, cleaned up the inning without losing a point with the bases loaded with one out. Kim Ha-sung led the team to a scoreless run with a sensuous defense.

Thanks to Kim Ha-sung’s performance, the San Diego Padres won 5-2 over Colorado. Kim Ha-sung’s two-run double in the first inning became the final hit. The San Diego Padres secured its 14th win (13 losses), closely trailing the Los Angeles Dodgers, ranking first in the National League West by 1.5 games.
Meanwhile, Lee Jung-hoo, who played as a substitute for the first time in this season, had no hit in one at bat and one walk. Lee’s batting average for this season slightly declined to 0.269 (25 hits in 93 times at bat) from 0.272. His OPS is 0.699.

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