Kim Ha-seong (28) of the San Diego Padres became the first Korean major leaguer to reach 30 stolen bases in a single season.메이저사이트
Ha-seong Kim started as the first hitter and second baseman in the 2023 Major League Baseball game against the San Francisco Giants held at Petco Park in San Diego, California on the 4th (Korean time) and recorded 1 hit, 1 walk, and 2 stolen bases in 4 at-bats in 3 at-bats.
Ha-Seong Kim, who had recorded 29 stolen bases before today’s game, added 2 stolen bases and quickly became his 31st stolen base of the season. There have been 8 failed steals this season, and the steal success rate so far is 79.5%.
Ha-seong Kim is the first Korean major leaguer to surpass 30 stolen bases in a season. The most stolen bases in a season in history was Shin-Soo Choo (SSG Landers), who recorded 22 steals while with the Cleveland Indians in 2010.
Kim Ha-seong, who broke Choo Shin-soo’s record by stealing his 23rd base on the 5th of last month, made new history by reaching the 30-steal mark.
In Ha-seong Kim’s first at-bat in the bottom of the first inning, he hit a right-handed hit to San Francisco starter Alex Cobb.
In Fernando Tatis Jr.’s subsequent at-bat, he attempted to steal second base and hit the 30-steal mark.
However, when Tatis Jr.’s ground ball to shortstop, Ha-seong Kim tried to reach third base, but was out and swallowed his disappointment.
San Diego then took the lead with Juan Soto’s two-run home run and then added one more run with Xander Bogaerts’ one-run double.
Kim Ha-seong, who struck out in his second at-bat in the second inning, succeeded in stealing another base in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Kim Ha-seong, who received a walk with 2 outs and runners on third base, immediately stole second base and put pressure on the opponent’s defense.
However, the follow-up hitter, Tatis Jr., retired with a hit and did not lead to a score.
Ha-seong Kim struck out in his fourth at-bat in the bottom of the 7th inning.
Kim Ha-seong, who played an active role with multiple on-base hits on this day, slightly increased his season batting average to 0.275.
San Diego won 4-0. We maintained the score we earned in the beginning until the end.
Starting pitcher Seth Lugo earned his 6th win (6th loss) of the season with a good pitching of 6 innings, allowing 3 hits, 1 walk, striking out 4, and allowing no runs.
San Diego, which won three games in a row, maintained fourth place in the National League West Division with a season record of 65 wins and 73 losses.
The gap with the third-place wild card Arizona Diamondbacks (70 wins, 66 losses), which is the Maginot Line of the postseason, is 6 games.
San Francisco, which lost three games in a row, finished third in the same district with 70 wins and 67 losses.