San Diego Padres outfielder Ha-Sung Kim (28) went 5-for-5 in both games of a doubleheader, but it wasn’t enough to prevent his team from losing.
Kim went 3-for-5 at the plate in the first game of a doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Saturday (June 16).
However, it was disappointing that none of his hits connected with team runs.
Kim led off the first inning with a single to right field. However, the next batter, Fernando Tatis Jr. singled to end the threat.
In the second inning, Kim came up to bat right after Trent Grisham’s three-run homer, but he flied out to center field.
With two outs in the top of the fifth, Kim reached base again with a single up the middle. This time, he advanced to third on a single by Tatis Jr. but was unable to cross home plate as Juan Soto grounded into an infield single.
In the top of the seventh, Kim completed his three-hit performance with an infield single to center field with the bases loaded. Tatis Jr. followed with a walk to load the bases, but Soto struck out to end the threat.
In the second game of the doubleheader, Kim Ha-seong, who also started at first base, went 3-for-5 with a walk, two strikeouts, one stolen base and two runs scored.
In the top of the first inning, Kim drew a walk and then stole his 17th base of the season off Juan Soto. He advanced to third on a throwing error by catcher Garrett Stubbs.
Kim then scored on Fernando Tatis Jr.’s infield grounder to center field to give the Giants the lead.
After leading off the third inning with a walk, Kim was thrown out at the plate in the fifth on a fly ball to center field.
In the top of the eighth, Kim drew a walk and came home on Soto’s double to score his second run of the game.
In the top of the ninth, Kim stepped up to the plate again with runners on second and third. A wild pitch on the first pitch allowed the runners to score from second and third, and Kim flied out to right field for the final out of the game.
Kim is now batting .260 on the season.
Meanwhile, San Diego fell 4-6 after scoring the first three runs in Game 1, and 4-9 in Game 2, when the bullpen collapsed, giving up home runs to Bryce Harper and Kyle Schwarber. San Diego was swept in two games of the doubleheader.
With the two losses after winning three straight, the Padres fell to 44-49, good for fourth place in the National League West.
The Phillies, meanwhile, won two of three to improve to 토토사이트 50-42 on the season and third in the National League East.