Can Ha-seong Kim escape from the swamp of sluggishness?
Ha-seong Kim will start as second baseman for the 7th hitter in the 2023 Major League (MLB) home game against the Atlanta Braves held at Petco Park in San Diego, California on the 19th (Korean time).
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Blake Snell. Batting line: 메이저놀이터Trent Grisham (center fielder) – Manny Machado (third baseman) – Juan Soto (left fielder) – Sander Bogaerts (shortstop) – Matt Carpenter (designated hitter) – Jake Cronenworth (1st baseman) – Ha-sung Kim – Rosin Odor (Right fielder) – leads to Brett Sullivan (catcher).
Left-hander Blake Snell is recording an ERA of 6.92 with 2 losses without a win in 3 games this season. He became the losing pitcher with 5 innings, 3 runs and 6 hits against the New York Mets on the 12th, the previous pitching game.
Atlanta ups Spencer Strider. Strider is posting an average ERA of 3.38 this season with 1 win and undefeated appearance in 3 games.
Kim Ha-seong has been sluggish with a batting average of 0.174 (4 hits in 23 bats), 0 homers and 0 RBIs in the last 7 games. In particular, in the game the day before, he was silent in 4 at-bats with no hits and one strikeout.
With the batting average of the season also dropping to 0.236, attention is paid to whether Ha-seong Kim will be able to raise the feeling of hitting the game again on this day.