Ha-seong Kim hit his eighth home run of the season

San Diego Padres’ Ha-seong Kim (29) hit his eighth home run of the season to lead his team to victory.

Starting at shortstop and batting eighth in the lineup, Kim went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning, two RBIs, three runs scored, and one walk in the Padres’ 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Petco Park in San Diego, California, on Monday (Aug. 8).

Coming up to bat for the third time in the bottom of the sixth inning with a 3-0 lead, Kim took a sweeper to center field from pitcher Brandon Part and arched it over the top of the center field fence.

It was his first hit in four games, 토토사이트 and nine days since he homered against the Miami Marlins on May 30. He fired up his eighth cannon of the season and is on pace for his third straight year of double-digit home runs.

Kim wasted no time in his early at-bats.

After striking out in his first at-bat in the second inning, Kim singled in the fourth inning and then scored. In his final at-bat in the eighth inning, he drew a walk and scored.

Kim raised his season batting average to .223 (50-for-224) and scored his 29th run and 34th RBI of the season. His on-base percentage increased to .332.

San Diego pounded out 14 hits and won 10-3. The Padres (33-34), who snapped a five-game losing streak, 사설 토토사이트 remained in second place in the National League West.

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