Kim breaks MLB single-season record with 131 hits in season…but team gets swept

San Diego Padres outfielder Ha-Sung Kim (27) tied the Major League Baseball (MLB) record for most hits in a single season.

Kim started at first base and batted 1-for-4 against the Houston Astros on Nov. 11 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, USA. He resumed his hitting streak after a two-game hiatus, keeping his season average at .271 (131-for-484). San Diego was outhit 2-12 on the mound. 카지노사이트

After walking in the first inning, Kim singled in his second at-bat in the third. He drove a five-pitch sweeper from Houston starter J.P. Franks into the center field seats. Chasing the ball, Chas McCormick made a diving catch that was initially ruled an out but overturned after video review. With his 131st hit of the season, Kim broke the MLB record for most hits in a single season, which he set last year.

Kim led off the fifth inning with a well-hit line drive to right field that was blocked by the center fielder. His last at-bat in the eighth inning was an infield grounder. Kim, who moved from second base to shortstop in the eighth inning, was removed from the game in the eighth inning. San Diego’s second pitcher of the day, Tim Hill, gave up six runs on six hits without recording a single out.

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