Awesome Kim ‘Killer’ Korea’s first to surpass 30 stolen bases… Kim Ha-seong multi-on-base + multi-stealing ‘explosive’


Kim Ha-seong of the San Diego Padres wrote a new history in Korean baseball.

Ha-seong Kim started as the first batter and second baseman in the 2023 Major League Baseball home game against the San Francisco Giants held at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA on the 4th (Korean time), and recorded 1 hit, 1 walk, and 2 stolen bases in 3 at-bats in 4 at-bats.

Ha-seong Kim, who stole 2 bases that day, became the first Korean major leaguer to surpass 30 stolen bases in a season. 

The previous record for most stolen bases in a season was Shin-Soo Choo (now SSG Landers), who recorded 22 steals while playing for the Cleveland Indians in 2010. 

In addition, Ha-seong Kim has failed to steal eight bases this season, boasting a steal success rate of 79.5%.

Ha-Seong Kim, in his first at-bat in the bottom of the first inning, pushed San Francisco starter Alex Cobb’s sinker into the center for a hit to right. 

He then succeeded in stealing second base during Fernando Tatis Jr.’s subsequent at-bat. He reached the 30th stolen base mark for the season. However, when Tatis Jr.’s shortstop grounded, Kim Ha-seong was thrown out and tried to reach third base, but was unfortunately out.

In his second at-bat in the second inning, he struck out. He showed tenacity in an 8-ball match with Cobb, but was called a strike. 

Also, Ha-seong Kim got on base in the bottom of the 4th inning when he walked on a 2-out, 3-base opportunity created by Carpenter’s double and Baton’s sacrifice bunt. He then succeeded in stealing another base during Tatis Jr.’s at-bat. 31st stolen base of the season.

However, this time, Tatis Jr., who was the follow-up hitter, retired with a ground ball to shortstop, which did not lead to a score.소닉카지노

In his fourth at-bat in the bottom of the 7th inning, he struck out. He hit the 4th pitch from the changed pitcher, Martinez, but struck out on a foul tip.

Kim Ha-seong’s season batting average, who played multiple on-base games on this day, rose slightly to 0.275. The on-base percentage was 0.365.

Meanwhile, on this day, San Diego won 4-0 over San Francisco with starter Seth Lugo pitching 6 scoreless innings, Manny Machado’s 3 hits including a home run, and Sander Bogaerts’ 4 hits in the batting lineup.

San Diego, which won three games in a row, maintained fourth place in the National League West Division with a season record of 65 wins and 73 losses. On the other hand, San Francisco, which lost three games in a row, ranked third in the same district with 70 wins and 67 losses.

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