Kim Ha-seong (28, San Diego Padres) came off the bench to help the Padres come from behind to win the game.

Kim came in as a pinch-hitter in the top of the sixth inning and went 1-for-1 with a walk and a run scored while batting seventh in the lineup at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado, on Wednesday (June 12).

His second straight game without a hit dropped his season average from .242 to .241. However, his four-game hitting streak raised his on-base 스포츠토토 percentage slightly from .349 to .341. San Diego fell to 4-5 in a right-center field battle, dropping to 31-34 and back out of the .500 mark.

Colorado started right-hander Dinelson Ramet (31), a former San Diego teammate until last year. To prepare for Lahmett, San Diego sent left-hander Lugned O’Dowd to start at second base. O’Dowd lived up to expectations, going 1-for-1 with a walk and a strikeout in his first at-bat against Lahmett. However, O’Dowd’s role ended when Ramet struggled, allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits (one home run) with three walks and five strikeouts in five innings and was replaced by left-hander Brad Hand before the start of the sixth.

Kim hit an 80.7-mile-per-hour slider to center field in the top of the sixth inning against Hand, but it was retired on a fly ball to center field. With two outs, Kim began to warm up in the bottom of the seventh when he grounded out to Ryan McMan on defense.

In his second at-bat, he stayed on top of his pitches until the very end, which helped the comeback. With the score tied 3-3 in the top of the ninth, Kim led off with a walk. When Matt Carpenter followed with a single to right, Kim raced from first to third. He initially reached second base with time to spare, but Colorado right fielder Randall Grichik dropped the ball behind him and Kim wasted no time in racing to third to take advantage. The next pitch from Colorado pitcher Justin Lawrence was well outside the zone, allowing Kim to cross the plate. It was a 4-3 San Diego lead that would not have been possible without Kim’s run.

However, Colorado needed just two solo home runs to secure the win. In the bottom of the ninth, McMan hit a game-tying solo shot off Tom Cosgrove, and with the bases loaded and two outs after the rain delay, Nolan Jones hit a game-tying solo shot off Brent Honeywell. Colorado wins 5-4.

Meanwhile, for the second night in a row, San Diego’s Hoseby shined. Kim was part of that rain parade. With the bases loaded in the sixth inning, Manny Machado threw out Jurickson Profar at first base on a line drive, and in the eighth inning, with runners on first and second, left fielder Juan Soto made a sliding catch of Ezequiel Toba’s line drive. Soto then fired to Machado at third base, who threw to Kim at second for the final out of the inning. But those plays were short-lived, as the team fell victim to two solo home runs.

San Diego starter Blake Snell was also unable to capitalize on the bullpen’s fireworks at Coors Field, the graveyard of pitchers, despite allowing one run on three hits (one homer) in seven innings, striking out 12.

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