Double play → 4G consecutive hits → first stolen base of the season… Kim Ha-seong contributed to SD 4-2 win

He showed his true value in both offense and defense. San Diego Kim Ha-seong led the team to victory.

Ha-seong Kim started as the 6th batter and second baseman in an away game against the New York Mets in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) held at Citi Field in Flushing, New York, USA on the 12th (hereinafter Korean time), and recorded 1 hit in 3 at-bats. His batting average rose slightly from 0.286 to 0.289.

Kim Ha-seong broke the start with a stable defense. In the bottom of the first inning, he caught Mark Kanha’s ground ball with the first base loaded, stepped on second base, and immediately sprayed the ball to first base. Thanks to this, starter Ryan Weathers, who was on the verge of conceding, took a breath.

Kim Ha-seong, who had been quiet with a sacrifice bunt in the top of the second inning and a strikeout in the top of the fourth, reported a hit in the third at-bat. In the top of the 6th inning, he hit a slider on the 5th pitch from 2nd librarian David Peterson for a right-handed hit. After the game against the Atlanta Braves on the 9th, he recorded a hit in four consecutive games. 메이저사이트

Kim Ha-seong was not satisfied with stepping on first base. He stole second base from subsequent hitter Luis Campusano’s at-bat. It was his first personal steal this season. Campusano was unable to score as he retired with a grounder to second base.

In the beginning of the 8th inning, he faced off against Brooks Rayleigh, a “KBO League experienced person”. He attacked the changeup on the 4th ball count 1-2, but the result was a grounder on second base.

Thanks to Kim Ha-seong’s performance in the ball and defense, the team won 4-2 and took revenge for the loss of the previous day. San Diego will play the last game of a three-game series against the Mets on the 13th. Lefty Blake Snell will start.

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