The infield utility is becoming more valuable by the day. San Diego Padres infielder Ha-Sung Kim had a great game to lead the team to their second straight win. After playing shortstop in the last game, he started at second base today.
Kim batted seventh and started at second base against the Colorado Rockies on June 10 in Coors Field in Coors Field, Colorado, USA, going 1-for-4 with one run, one RBI, one walk and one strikeout. His season batting average remained at .246.
San Diego struck first with a home run in the first inning. Machado hit a huge two-run homer in the top of the first inning that traveled 128 meters and scored Cronenwirth on an RBI single to make it 3-0.
Kim came to the plate for the first time on the day with runners on first and second in the top of the first and drew a six-pitch, full-count walk against Gomber. In the process, Gomber violated the pitch clock and was given a free pitch.
San Diego completely destroyed Gomber in the top of the second inning with a solo homer to left field by Grisham and a two-run shot to left field by Sanchez.
Kim was retired on a fielder’s choice in his second at-bat in the top of the third. However, in the top of the fifth inning, with runners on first and third and nobody out, Kim stepped to the plate for the third time and lined an 83.3-mph changeup to center field on a 2B-1S count. Two-game hitting streak.
San Diego extended its lead to 8-1 in the top of the sixth on Tatis Jr.’s big, 135-mph solo home run to left field.
San Diego gave up three runs in the bottom of the sixth, but Dixon answered in the top of the seventh with a massive 141-meter solo home run to center field.
Kim was retired on a foul tip in his fourth at-bat in the top of the seventh. In his final at-bat with runners in scoring position in the top of the ninth, Kim grounded out to the second baseman.토토사이트
On the day, San Diego pounded the Colorado mound with five home runs in addition to hits from all of its starters. San Diego starter Darvish pitched 5.1 innings, allowing four runs on five hits with six strikeouts and four walks to reach the 100-win plateau in the major leagues.
San Diego gave up a late inning rally, but held on for a 9-6 win to extend its winning streak to two games. With the win, San Diego improved to 30-33 on the season and remained in fourth place in the National League West.