Kim Ha-seong (28-San Diego Padres) had two walks in the loss.

Kim went 0-for-2 with a walk and two strikeouts while starting at first base for the Padres in the third game of a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan, USA, on Thursday.

From his first at-bat, he made a statement. Led off the first inning with a walk and drew a nine-pitch walk off Detroit starter Alex Paedo. Has reached base in three straight games. After picking off pitches at 1B-2S, he fouled off three straight pitches and then watched two more pitches go by. He was stranded at second when Fernando Tatis Jr. struck out and Juan Soto flied out to center.스포츠토토

Down 0-1 in the third inning, a throwing error by third baseman Zach McKinstry with the bases loaded allowed two runners to reach base. However, this time, Tatis Jr. flied out to center field to end the inning with no runs scored.

Kim’s hitting continued. In the top of the sixth inning, down 0-3, he drew another walk against Paedo. After watching the first pitch for a strike, he drew four pitches in a row. Kim was again thrown out at second base on a single by Tatis Jr.

His final at-bat was a bunt single. Trailing 1-3 and with the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth, he ended his at-bat with a grounder to shortstop. At 1B-2S, he took a five-pitch 99.3 mph (159 km/h) sinker from Jason Polley.

With no hits and just two walks, Kim’s season batting average dropped slightly to 2.267 from 2.268. His hitting streak was snapped at two games.

San Diego, fourth in the National League West, saw its three-game winning streak snapped with a 1-3 loss to Detroit. 48-52 on the season. Starter Joe Musgrove fell to 3-9 on the season despite a quality start, allowing three runs on seven hits (two homers) with one walk and six strikeouts in six innings.

Detroit, which snapped a two-game losing streak, improved to 45-54 in the American League Central. Starter Paedo earned his second win of the season (4-2) with six innings of one-hit ball, four strikeouts and two walks, while Riley Green, Spencer Tokelson and Kerry Carpenter led the offense with multi-hit efforts.

San Diego returns home for a midweek three-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates starting on April 25. All eyes will be on the Korean League matchup between Kim Ha-seong and Choi Ji-Man (Pittsburgh).

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