Kim’s 15th home run of the season, 4 RBIs—SD wins 11-1 in a big game

Ha-Sung Kim (San Diego Padres) extended his hitting streak to nine games with his 15th home run of the season. He struck out four times to showcase his peak hitting form.

Kim started at first base and batted third against the Colorado Rockies in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado, USA, on Wednesday (March 3). After batting designated hitter for the first time since his MLB debut the previous day (Feb. 2) due to a home collision, Kim returned to the field and went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk.

In his first at-bat in the top of the first inning, Kim took a 146-kilometer-per-hour four-seam fastball from left-handed starter Kyle Freeland for a grand slam to left field. The home run traveled 129.5 meters.

It was his fourth leadoff home run of the season and 15th of the year. With the home run, Kim extended his hitting streak to nine games.

Kim led off the third inning with a walk and came home on Juan Soto’s two-run homer. San Diego took a 3-0 lead.

After completing his multi-hit game (two or more hits in a game) with a leadoff single in the fifth inning, Kim grounded out to second base in the seventh.

With the score 5-1 in the ninth, Ha-Sung Kim drew a bases-loaded walk, his fourth of the day. He then scored on Fernando Tatis Jr.’s three-run homer.바카라사이트

San Diego took a 4-1 lead and scored seven runs in the top of the ninth inning en route to an 11-1 victory.

Ha-Sung Kim had a perfect day offensively. He hit a leadoff home run in the first inning. In the third and ninth innings, he drew walks and came home on a teammate’s home run, setting the stage for additional runs.

Kim’s batting average increased from .281 to .284. With 22 stolen bases on the season, Kim needs just five more to join the “20 (home runs)-20 (stolen bases)” club in his third year in MLB. He’s on pace to add five more home runs in his last 19 games.

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