No. 5 → No. 6 → No. 7 → No. 8 and No. 9 when Arraez comes… There’s nowhere else to go


Kim Ha-sung (San Diego Padres)’ batting order went down to No. 9.
According to MLB.COM, Kim Ha-sung was listed as the ninth shortstop in the starting lineup against the Arizona Diamondbacks on the 5th (Korea time).

Luis Arraez, who was traded for Ko Woo-seok and wore a San Diego uniform, will play as the first designated hitter.

Arraez is expected to be mostly used as a designated hitter for the San Diego Padres. Depending on the situation, he will likely play first, second and third basemen. If Kim Ha-sung takes a break, Xander Bogaerts will reportedly play shortstop while Arraez will play second basemen.

Kim was also deployed in all batting order except for No. 3 and No. 4 in the last season. As the ninth batter, he recorded four hits in 19 times at bat and a batting average of 0.211 in total.

Kim only posted a batting average of 0.225 through four games. Since then, he has continued to raise his batting average to finish the season with 0.260. In the second half of this season, he was appointed as the first batter. 스포츠토토

Kim Ha-sung has a batting average of 0.211 this season, having played 35 games.

With Arraez joining, Kim Ha-sung is expected to enter the batter’s box between No. 5 and No. 9.

Jurickson Profar, who was quickly used as the first batter, was placed in the fifth and Bogaerts was pushed to the sixth.

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