San Diego Padres outfielder Ha-seong Kim made up for a no-hitter the day before with a big at-bat.

Kim started at first base and third base in the lineup for the San Diego Padres’ 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) opener against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on Sunday (Feb. 2) in Miami, Florida, USA, and went 1-for-4 with a double and two runs scored. He also drew a walk and had a multi-hit game.

The long ball came a week after his home run against the Washington Nationals on May 25, keeping his season batting average at .241.

After striking out in his first at-bat, Kim came up to bat in the top of the fourth inning with his team trailing 1-0. He took a three-pitch fastball from Miami starter Jesus Luzardo and smashed a double off the left-field wall. With the count at 0-2, he was at an absolute disadvantage, but he didn’t miss the fastball that came toward his body and connected for a long ball.

Not satisfied with the double, Kim followed it up with a perfect steal of third base. It was his 10th stolen base of the season, marking the second straight year he has reached double-digit stolen bases after last year (12). He was even happier when he came home on Fernando Tatis’ double.안전놀이터

Tied 1-1, San Diego tacked on one more run in the fifth after Brandon Dixon’s sacrifice fly. They sealed the deal with a seven-run sixth inning. After leading off the inning with a walk, Ha-Sung Kim came around to score on Tatis Jr.’s double with two outs.

With Kim coming home to complete the double-digit scoring, San Diego cruised to a 10-1 victory over Miami, perfectly avenging the previous day’s walk-off loss. Starter Joe Musgrove, who shut down the Miami offense with six innings of one-run ball (unearned), earned his third win of the season.

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