San Diego Padres Kim Ha-seong (28) borrowed a bat from his fellow players and continued his streak of hitting in 8 consecutive games with a home run in 2 consecutive games.메이저사이트
Ha-seong Kim started as a first hitter and second baseman in the 2023 MLB home game against the Washington Nationals at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA on the 24th (hereinafter Korean time), playing an active part with 2 hits in 5 at-bats, 3 RBIs and 2 runs, San Diego’s 13- He led the way to 3 victories.
From the first at-bat in the first inning, Kim Ha-sung’s home run exploded. Washington left-hander starter Patrick Corbin hit an outside sinker on the third pitch and crossed the center wall. Kim Ha-seong’s season 7 home run was measured with a batting speed of 103.4 miles (166.4 km), a flight distance of 411 feet (125.3 m), and a launch angle of 30 degrees.
It was Kim Ha-sung’s first home run in the first inning of his major league debut. In the KBO League, the only home run in the first inning was recorded against Josh Stinson against KIA in Gwangju on June 11, 2015.
In the KBO League, No. 2 (1020 at bats), No. 3 (711 at bats), No. 8 (577 at bats), No. 4 (489 at bats), No. 5 (367 at bats), No. 7 (193 at bats), No. 1, No. 6 (Above 121 at-bats) entered the order. Although there were not many chances for a home run as a lead batter in the first inning, he opened the door to a home run in his fifth start-up game for the first batter this year.
In addition, he tasted home runs in two consecutive games following the solo shot in the 4th inning against the San Francisco Giants the previous day (23rd). His home runs in two consecutive games were also his first personal record in the major leagues. 7 home runs for the season.
[Photo] Kim Ha-seong in San Diego. ⓒGettyimages (unauthorized reproduction and redistribution prohibited)
[Photo] Washington center fielder Derek Hill is attempting a jump catch to catch Kim Ha-sung’s home run in the first inning. ⓒGettyimages (unauthorized reproduction and redistribution prohibited)
Kim Ha-seong, who put a wedge in the game by hitting two RBIs in the fifth inning and a timely hit, extended his streak to eight games. Except for the San Francisco game on the 20th, where he did not enter the at-bat after being defensive in the 9th inning, he hit in eight consecutive games starting with the Cleveland Guardians on the 15th. During this period, 13 hits in 31 at-bats, a batting average of .419, 2 home runs and 6 RBIs. His season batting average also increased to .734 OPS (58 hits in 228 bats).
After the game, Kim Ha-seong also had an interview with a local broadcaster supervised by the Major League Secretariat. Kim Ha-seong said, “I was lucky to hit aggressively from the first at-bat,” and answered, “I like both of them,” to the question of whether he liked a home run by a lead batter in the first inning or a timely hit with two RBIs in the fifth inning.
Regarding the 8-game hitting streak, he said, “The condition is definitely not bad at the plate. Kim Ha-seong, who replied, “I seem to be looking forward to something,” smiled at the fact that he borrowed a bat from fellow player Nelson Cruz, saying, “I’m borrowing all the bats from various players.”