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Ha-seong Kim extended his hitting streak to eight games

Ha-seong Kim (San Diego Padres) extended his hitting streak to eight games.

Starting in the No. 7 spot in the order against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Tuesday, Kim went 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and a run scored.

He recorded his 12th multi-hit game of the season (two or more hits in a game), extending his hitting streak to eight games and raising his season batting average to .227, beginning on April 22 against the Milwaukee Brewers.

He got off to a hot start with a single in the first inning. With runners on first and second with the score tied 0-0, he took a three-pitch sinker from starter Tanner Hauck and lined it up the middle. A throwing error by the center fielder allowed the runner from third to score and give the team the lead.

In the top of the fourth inning,

He was retired on a grounder to third base, but came back to hit in his third at-bat. Two batters later in the fifth inning, 무료고스톱다운받기 when the score was 8-0, he took advantage of Boston reliever Bailey Horne’s first-pitch four-seam fastball for a single to left. Kim later scored on Brett Sullivan’s opposite-field home run.

Two batters later in the seventh inning, with the score 10-1, Kim drew a straight-up walk against Horne. He was stranded at second on a wild pitch. In the eighth, he was stranded on a grounder to shortstop.

San Diego outscored Boston, 11-1.

San Diego starter Michael King pitched six innings of one-run ball. The offense supported the mound with four home runs. Manny Machado solidified his role as the No. 4 hitter with a two-run double in the third and a triple in the fifth.

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