San Diego Padres’ Ha Sung Kim had a multi-hit game, including a leadoff home run in the first inning of a Major League Baseball (MLB) game against the Philadelphia Phillies. However, the team lost the game.
Kim batted first and second in the lineup against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Sunday (July 17) and went 2-for-6 with a double, home run, one RBI, two runs scored and two strikeouts.
Kim’s season batting average increased slightly from .260 to .262.
In the first inning, Kim scooped up a low changeup from starter Zack Wheeler for a solo home run over the left field fence. It was his 11th home run of the season and 30th of his MLB career.
Kim, who hit the first leadoff home run of his MLB career on March 24 at home against the Washington Nationals, did it again less than a month later.
After striking out with runners on first and second in the third inning, Kim lined a single straight to third base in the fifth inning with the score 3-0.
After cooling off for a bit, Kim’s bat came alive later in the game.
Down 3-5 in the eighth inning, he doubled with the bases loaded and later scored on a Fernando Tatis Jr. single.
In his fifth at-bat with the bases loaded in the 10th, he struck out.
Kim had one more at-bat as the game went into extra innings. He had runners on second and third in the 12th, but was stranded on an infield fly.
The Dodgers were unable to capitalize on their last chance in the 12th inning and lost the game 6-7.
Down 3-5 in the eighth inning, the Padres tied the game on Tatis Jr.’s RBI single after back-to-back walks to Manny Machado and Xander Bogaerts, then took the lead for good in the top of the 10th on Juan Soto’s RBI single in extra innings.
However, after giving up the tying run to Brian Harper in the bottom of the 10th, he gave up a game-tying sacrifice fly to Kyle Schwarber in the bottom of the 12th.
San Diego, which lost its third straight, 카지노사이트 remained in fourth place in the National League West (44-50).