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Kim Ha-seong hits back-to-back 30-31 homers! First Korean to reach the 30-homer plateau in MLB

The San Diego Padres have won three straight.

The Padres defeated the San Francisco Giants, 4-0, on Thursday at Petco Park in San Diego, Calif.

Ha-seong Kim started at first base and batted second. He went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk. His season batting average increased from 0.274 to 0.275 and his on-base percentage increased slightly from 0.364 to 0.365.

Kim led off the bottom of the first inning with a single to right. He stole second base to record his 30th stolen base of the season. However, he was caught trying to advance on a grounder by Fernando Tanis Jr.

With Juan Soto at the plate, the pitcher committed a walk. Tatis Jr. stole second. Soto hit a two-run home run.

The next batter, Manny Machado, singled to left. Xander Bogaerts followed with a double to full-center field. It was enough to bring Machado home.

Kim Ha-seong came to bat for the second time with the bases loaded in the second inning. He struck out.

San Diego added a run in the bottom of the third. Machado hit a solo home run to make it 4-0.

Kim had another chance in the bottom of the fourth. Leadoff hitter Matt Carpenter doubled and was followed by a sacrifice bunt from Matthew Barton. Carpenter advanced to third. Trent Grisham grounded out to second, stranding Carpenter at third. Kim Ha-seong came to the plate with two outs, but was unable to get a hit as he picked off a pitch. Kim stole second again, his 31st stolen base of the season. But with runners on second and third, Tatis Jr. grounded out to shortstop.온라인바카

With a 4-0 lead and one out in the bottom of the seventh, Kim took the bat again. He was hit by a 96.6 mph fastball for a foul tip.

The game went into a lull after that.

San Diego brought in closer Josh Hader in the top of the ninth, despite not being in a save situation. He struck out both Patrick Bailey and Austin Slater. With one out, he gave up a walk to JD Davis. But he didn’t falter. He cooked pinch-hitter Mitch Hanniger with a changeup. On a two-strike, two-pitch at-bat, he threw a slider and induced a wild swing.

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