The San Diego Padres have won 7 games in a row.
San Diego won 3-2 in the 2023 Major League Baseball Colorado Rockies home game held at Petco Park in San Diego, California, USA on the 21st (Korean time). San Diego, which continued its winning streak, had a season record of 75 wins and 78 losses. On the other hand, Colorado was mired in four consecutive losses and ended up with a season record of 56 wins and 96 losses.
Kim Ha-seong, who attracted attention, was absent again. Ha-seong Kim, who complained of abdominal pain of unknown origin since the game against the Oakland Athletics on the 18th, was excluded from the starting lineup for four consecutive games, and is unable to play as a pinch hitter, pinch runner, or substitute defender in the second half of the game. MLB.com predicted that Ha-seong Kim could return in the series against the St. Louis Cardinals on the 23rd.
San Diego’s other Korean major leaguer, Choi Ji-man, hit the game-winning hit. Choi Ji-man, who came in as a pinch hitter in the 8th inning, hit a sacrifice fly to give the team the lead, and became the player who hit the game-winning hit that day. Although he was unable to report his first hit after transferring, Ji-Man Choi showed off his presence by providing valuable points to the team.
In this day’s game, Xander Bogaerts went 3-for-4 with 1 run, and Garrett Cooper also led the attack with 2 hits and 3 hits in 3 at-bats. Starting pitcher Seth Lugo also allowed 7 hits, 1 home run, and 2 walks in 6 innings, but recorded 2 runs while striking out 7 batters. He showed off quality start pitching (3 earned runs or less in 6 innings as a starter) and stayed on the mound.
San Diego, without Ha-seong Kim, had Xander Bogaerts (shortstop), Fernando Tatis Jr. (right fielder), Juan Soto (left fielder), Manny Machado (designated hitter), Garrett Cooper (first baseman), Matthew Barton (second baseman), and Brett Sullivan ( The lineup consisted of catcher) – Jose Ajocar (center fielder) – Eddie Rosario (third baseman).
Against this, Colorado is Charlie Blackmon (designated hitter) – Brandon Rogers (second baseman) – Nolan Johnson (left fielder) – Chris Bryant (first baseman) – Ryan McMahon (third baseman) – Esquiel Tovar (shortstop) – Shin Bouchard ( The lineup consisted of right fielder)-Brenton Doyle (center fielder)-Austin Wynce (catcher).
San Diego lost the first point to Colorado. In the top of the first inning, with one out and no runner on base, Rogers was allowed to hit a solo shot to left. And a heavy hit from Johnson and a heavy hit from McMahon put them in danger with 2 outs and runners on 1st and 3rd base. And then Toba hit an infield hit and contributed one more point.
San Diego also counterattacked immediately. In the bottom of the first inning, Bogaerts got on base with an infield hit, and Tatis Jr. stole base and settled on second base. In this process, Bogaerts took third base due to an opponent’s error. Tatis Jr. retired with a fly ball to first base, but Bogaerts, who was on third base, took advantage of Soto’s ground ball to second base and followed up with one run.
메이저놀이터San Diego’s batting lineup, which had been quiet, began to show strength in the 7th inning. Soto walked and walked, laying the foundation for a comeback drama. Machado was caught with a fly ball to center field, but Cooper got on base with an infield hit and Batton also got on base with an infield hit, giving him a chance to load the bases. At this time, Campusano hit a timely hit to tie the game in right-center. Choi Ji-man, who continued to be a pinch hitter, hit a one-run sacrifice fly to give the team the lead.The San Diego bullpen did a good job protecting the one-point lead on thin ice. Scott Barlow closed the 8th inning with no walks, no hits, 1 strikeout, and no runs, and Josh Hader, who pitched in the 9th inning, pitched 1 inning with 1 hit, no walks, and no runs. Led San Diego to victory.