Kim Ha-seong (San Diego Padres)온라인바카라 attempted to hit for the third straight game, but was thwarted by the opposition.
Kim went 0-for-4 at the plate in the leadoff spot against the Philadelphia Phillies on June 6 at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA. The team won 8-0.
San Diego’s lineup was Ha-Sung Kim (second base), Fernando Tatis Jr. (right field), Juan Soto (left field), Manny Machado (designated hitter), Zander Bogaerts (shortstop), Luis Camposano (catcher), Matt Carpenter (first base), Matthew Batten (third base), and Trent Grisham (center field). The starting pitcher is Pedro Avila.
Michael Lorenzen started for the Phillies and the lineup was Kyle Schwarber (designated hitter)-Nick Castellanos (right field)-Bryce Harper (first base)-Alex Bom (third base)-Bryson Stott (second base)-Brandon Marsh (center field)-Jake Cave (left field)-Edmundo Sosa (shortstop)-Garrett Stubbs (catcher).
In the top of the first inning, Kim drew a six-pitch at-bat. He hit Lorenzen’s 85.1 mph (about 136 km/h) changeup down and away on a 1B2S, but was thrown out at shortstop.
In the top of the third, San Diego was in trouble. Avila’s fastball faltered and Sosa and Stubbs walked. But with runners on first and second, Avila got Schwarber to fly out to center field. He then induced Castellanos to fly out to shortstop. A double play from Bogaerts to Kim to Carpenter ended the inning.
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In the bottom of the third inning, Grisham doubled with two outs. Kim Ha-seong came up to bat. Kim hit a 95.7 mph (about 154 km/h) four-seam fastball from Lorenzen at 1B2S. It was a good pitch. But Sosa, the shortstop, jumped and caught the ball. Unfortunately, Kim didn’t get the hit.
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In the bottom of the fourth inning, San Diego took the lead. Tatis, the leadoff hitter, took a 93.3 mph (150 km/h) fastball from Lorenzen over the left field fence. It was a huge home run, traveling 175 km/h and 131 meters.
San Diego then added two runs. After Soto grounded out to the second baseman, Machado singled and Bogaerts doubled to put runners on second and third. Camposano followed with a grounder in front of the second baseman. Stott threw home to catch Machado diving for home, but the throw was off, allowing Bogaerts to score from second.
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In his third at-bat in the bottom of the fifth, Kim grounded out to third base.
In the bottom of the sixth, San Diego had a chance to extend its lead. Tatis walked, Soto singled, and Machado walked to load the bases. Bogaerts stepped to the plate and hit the first pitch he saw for a three-run double. With the bases loaded, Camposano also hit a fastball. The ball dropped in front of the center fielder, allowing Soto and Machado to come home.
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Carpenter followed with a walk to load the bases again. Batten hit a grounder in front of the third baseman and Camposano was thrown out at second. In the meantime, Bogaerts scored. After Grisham flied out to center field, Kim came to the plate. He hit an 86 mph (about 138 km/h) slider from Lorenzen in the abdomen, but it was retired on a fly ball to center field. But San Diego added four more runs in the sixth to take a 7-0 lead.
San Diego added a run in the bottom of the eighth. Back-to-back singles by Bogaerts and Camposano put runners on first and third with no outs. Matt Carpenter followed with a sacrifice fly to score a run. Ryker, who had pitched the top of the eighth, took the mound in the ninth and closed out the game without allowing a run. It was an 8-0 win for San Diego.
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Kim looked to build on his 2-for-3 performance in the previous day’s matchup, but was silenced. He also had some bad luck at the plate, as his well-pitched balls were blocked by the rain. His season batting average dropped to .273 and his OPS to .786.
Bogaerts went 1-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, while Camposano had two hits and three RBI. Tatis, who activated the home run machine for the second straight game, had one RBI and two runs scored, and Batten had one RBI. Carpenter also had one RBI.
Avila earned his first win of the season, going 6⅔ innings without allowing an earned run on two hits with six walks and one strikeout. He allowed six walks, but did a good job inducing groundballs. The Phillies totaled four walks, three of which came off the bat of Castellanos.
Philadelphia starter Lorenzen suffered his eighth loss in nine starts, allowing seven runs (six earned) on eight hits (one home run) with three walks and one strikeout in six innings.
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San Diego, which avenged a loss the day before, is 66-74 and in fourth place in the National League West and seventh for the wild card. Philadelphia had its two-game winning streak snapped. At 76-62, the Phillies are second in the National League East and first in the wild card.
The teams play the final game of a three-game set on July 7. San Diego’s starting pitcher is Michael Wacha. Zack Wheeler will start for the Phillies. Ha Sung Kim is 2-for-6 with one home run and one RBI against Wheeler, batting .333.