Ha-seong Kim started as the second batter and second baseman in the last game of the season against the 2023 MLB Chicago White Sox held at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois, USA on the 2nd (Korean time) and recorded no hits in four at-bats and one RBI.
As a result, Ha-seong Kim finished this season, his third year in the big league, with a batting average of 0.260, 17 home runs, 60 RBIs, 38 stolen bases, 84 runs, and an OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 0.749 in 152 games. By most metrics, it was his best performance since his big league debut.
While he steadily accumulated stolen bases, he hit 17 home runs by August, raising expectations of becoming the first Asian infielder to steal 20 home runs and 20 bases, but he failed to hit a single home run in 21 games played in September.
Kim Ha-seong, who retired with a fly to center field in his first at-bat in the top of the first inning, hit a grounder to shortstop in the top of the fourth inning as the leadoff hitter.
In the top of the 6th inning, he hit a fly ball to left field with no outs on first base, and in the top of the 8th, he hit a fly ball to first base.
Ha-seong Kim added an RBI by hitting a sacrifice fly to right field in the top of the 10th inning with one out and runners on first and third base while the score was 0-0.
However, Kim Ha-seong’s sacrifice fly did not become the winning hit as Rich Hill, who came on the mound in the bottom of the 10th inning, gave up the tying score.
Choi Ji-man played as a pinch hitter on this day and recorded no hits and one walk in three at-bats.
Ji-Man Choi, who came to the plate in place of Juan Soto in the top of the 4th inning with one out and no runners on base, 스포츠토토 only hit a ground ball to first base, and in the top of the 6th inning with one out and runners on base, he hit a fly ball to left field.
Choi Ji-man, who struck out while looking in the top of the 8th inning, walked after Kim Ha-seong scored an RBI in the top of the 10th, but was unable to score due to a missed follow-up hit.
Choi Ji-man, who suffered injuries and sluggishness throughout the season, ended the season with a batting average of 0.163, 6 home runs, 13 RBIs, 12 runs, and an OPS of 0.624 in 39 games this season.
Choi Ji-man, who started the season in Pittsburgh and was traded to San Diego in early August, failed to rebound and posted his worst performance since his debut.
San Diego won 2-1 thanks to Jurickson Profar’s game-winning hit in the 11th inning of overtime.
San Diego, which had already failed to advance to the postseason, ended the season with 82 wins and 80 losses and third place in the National League West Division. We invested heavily in the dream of winning, but our results fell below expectations.