Commander praises Kim’s ‘grand slam’
“A hitter who can hit 30 home runs”
“He’s definitely a 30-homer hitter.”
The manager also praised Kim Ha-seong (28, San Diego Padres) 토토사이트 for hitting his first grand slam in the big leagues.
Kim hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the second inning of the Padres’ 2023 Major League Baseball home game against the Miami Marlins at Petco Park in San Diego, California, U.S., on April 22 to lift San Diego to a 6-2 victory.
He capped his 300th career major league hit with his first grand slam.
After the game, 스포츠토토 San Diego manager Bob Melvin gave Kim a thumbs-up.
“He’s been playing well lately,” Melvin said, “lately? He’s been playing well all season, but I think he’s really found his groove since he moved to the No. 1 spot.”
Kim is batting .300 with 11 home runs and 26 RBIs in 51 games in the leadoff spot. He is hitting much better than he did in the first half of the season when he was batting sixth through eighth.
“He comes into the game with an understanding of what the leadoff role requires,” Melvin said. “He’s scoring runs and getting on base consistently. Not to mention he’s playing good defense.”
He also praised his long ball. “He’s got 17 homers now, and 20 is definitely possible,” Melvin said, “He’s getting better and better. If he has confidence in himself, he can hit more than 30 homers,” Melvin said.
“The better he plays, 스포츠토토맨 the more confident he will be in himself,” Melvin added.