Kim Ha-seong’s hand heart

Kim Ha-seong (28, San Diego Padres) continued his on-base streak for 7 consecutive games.

Ha-seong Kim started as the 7th hitter and shortstop in the 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) home game against the Los Angeles Dodgers held at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA on the 12th (Korean time) and hit 1 hit in 4 at-bats.

With two outs and no runners on base in the bottom of the second inning, Ha-seong Kim targeted Dodgers left-handed starting pitcher James Paxton’s 153 km/h fastball and hit a left-field hit. The batted ball flew quickly at 166 km/h.

Ha-seong Kim stopped while holding out his bat at Paxton’s falling 6th pitch knuckle curve with a ball count of 3 balls and 2 strikes.

After escaping from the threat of a strikeout, Ha-seong Kim attacked Paxton’s fastball and produced a hit.

The on-base streak that started on the 5th was also extended to 7 games.

However, he was unable to write multiple hits (more than 2 hits in one game).

Ha-seong Kim retired with a fly ball to center field in the 5th inning and a fly ball to second base in the 7th inning.

In the last at-bat in the bottom of the 9th inning, a well-hit ball flew directly in front of Dodgers shortstop Mookie Betts.

Kim Ha-seong’s season batting average rose slightly from 0.208 to 0.209 (31 hits in 148 at-bats).

San Diego lost 0-5 to the Dodgers.

The Dodgers scored five runs with two home runs, including Freddie Freeman’s solo shot in the first inning and Teoscar Hernández’s grand slam to left in the sixth. 섯다

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