Ha-Sung Kim (27-San Diego Padres) had one hit and scored one run.
Kim went 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored in the first inning of the San Diego Padres’ 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) home game against the Baltimore Orioles at Petco Park on Sunday (July 17) in San Diego, California, United States.
Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the third inning, Kim lined a 148-mile-per-hour sinker to right field from Baltimore right-hander Dean Kramer to put runners on first and third.
After moving to second on Fernando Tatis Jr.’s single to left, Kim came home on Xander Bogaerts’ single to center.
It was Kim’s 112th hit of the season and his 67th run scored.
On the day, Kim did not record a multi-hit game (two or more hits in a game).
In the first inning, he was stranded at third base on a grounder, and in the fourth inning, he was thrown out at the plate by Baltimore second baseman Jordan Westberg.
In the seventh inning, he faced Japanese pitcher Shintaro Fujinami for the first time and took advantage of a 158.5-mile-per-hour fastball, but turned it into a grounder to third base.
Kim’s season batting average dropped slightly from .285 to .284 (112-for-394).
San Diego beat Baltimore, 5-2, for its second straight win.
Tatis Jr. raced home from third base in the seventh inning after left-handed pitcher Sionel Perez took an extended pitching stance without looking at third base.
Tatis Jr. drove in the winning run 카지노사이트킴 with a perfect home steal that prevented Perez from throwing the ball home.