Kim Ha-seong Can’t Smile Even at a Career High
Kim Ha-seong can’t smile even at a career high… San Diego’s ‘Ten Days of Fate’
‘NL Wild Card 7th’ San Diego decides to advance to PS in the next 9 games
Ha-seong Kim (San Diego Padres) is not smiling comfortably even in his best season since his big league debut.
Kim Ha-seong has been active in 118 games this season with a batting average of 0.281 (112 hits in 398 at-bats),
15 homers, 27 stolen bases, 42 RBIs, and an OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 0.813 in 118 games until the 18th (Korean time).
The contribution to victory compared to substitute players (WAR 5.8) is 4th overall in the major leagues. 먹튀검증
However, the reason Ha-seong Kim is not at ease is because of the stagnation of the team.
San Diego Padres
San Diego has 58 wins, 64 losses, and an odds ratio of 0.475 to this day,
ranking 4th in the American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB) National League (NL) West Division.
They are 17 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers (74-46, 0.617 win rate),
who rank first in the NL West, and should try to advance to the postseason with a wild card, but even this is not easy.
San Diego ranks only 7th in the wild card race where winning percentages from 1st to 3rd among the remaining 12 teams,
excluding the top teams in the three NL divisions, are selected.
The gap with the Chicago Cubs (62-58, 0.517 win rate), the third place in the wild card,
the last game of fall baseball, is 5 games.
It’s hard to believe that this is a team with some of the league’s best fielders,
including Juan Soto, Manny Machado, Fernando Tatis Jr. and Sander Bohartz.
MLB.com recently analyzed that “San Diego may have 5 to 10 of the best players in the league,
but it does not have the best 26 (active roster) or 40 (all roster).” did.
The previous day, ESPN said, “The reason San Diego, which has many star players, is struggling is because it is weak in terms of matchups.” said.
It is no exaggeration to say that the fate of San Diego, which is looking for a comeback,
will depend on nine games over the next ten days.
San Diego will play 4 consecutive matches against the Arizona Diamondbacks and 3 consecutive matches
against the Miami Marlins at home starting on the 26th, and will play 3 consecutive matches against the Milwaukee Brewers from the 26th.
All three teams are teams that San Diego must catch.
Arizona (62-60, odds ratio 0.508) is 6th in the wild card race,
right above San Diego, and 5th place Miami (63-59, odds ratio 0.516) is closely chasing 3rd place Chicago.
Milwaukee (65 wins, 57 losses, 0.533 odds) is the No. 1 team in the NL Central Division.
MLB.com said the day before, “San Diego must surpass Arizona and Miami to advance to the postseason.” will,” he foresaw.
San Diego, who lost the first game against Arizona 1-3 that day,
is expected to focus its efforts on the remaining nine games.