Darvish strikes out 1919 in MLB career passing Nomo
San Diego loses its third straight, falling to Baltimore, 1-4.
Kim Ha-seong (28-San Diego Padres) went 0-for-4 as he struggled against hard fastballs.
Kim went hitless in four at-bats as the Padres batted first and second against the Baltimore Orioles in the 2023 Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series at Petco Park in San Diego, California, 토토 on Friday (July 15).
After reaching base twice the previous day in Baltimore with a single and a walk, Kim was unable to continue his hot streak. His season batting average dropped from .286 to .283 (109-for-385).
In his first at-bat against starter Grayson Rodriguez in the bottom of the first inning, Kim swung at a 101-mile-per-hour (162.5 kilometers per hour) fastball, but was retired on a fielder’s choice.
After a single in the bottom of the third, Kim struck out with the bases loaded in the top of the sixth. After a nine-pitch at-bat, he fouled off a 99.9 mph (160.8 km/h) fastball.
In the bottom of the ninth, Kim hit a foul fly to Felix Bautista to end the game without a hit.
San Diego fell to Baltimore, 4-1, to snap a three-game losing streak.
After Ryan O’Hearn led off the second inning with a solo home run to right field, Baltimore took a 4-0 lead in the top of the fifth when Gunner Henderson hit a two-run double with the bases loaded.
San Diego got a run back in the bottom of the sixth when Garrett Cooper hit a mid-month solo shot, but couldn’t add any more.
Rodriguez, who pitched seven innings of three-hit ball (one home run) with six strikeouts and one walk, 안전놀이터 earned his third win of the season.
San Diego starter Darvish Yu suffered his eighth loss of the season (8-8) after allowing four runs on eight hits (one home run) with six strikeouts and one walk in seven innings.
However, he did extend his MLB career strikeout total to 1,919, setting a new record for most strikeouts by a Japanese big leaguer. He surpassed Hideo Nomo, who struck out 1,918 batters in 12 seasons (1995-2005-2008) in the MLB.
Darvish, who had a 93-38 record and 1,250 strikeouts in Nippon Professional Baseball’s Nippon Ham Fighters, has a 103-83 record and 1,919 strikeouts in his MLB career from 2012 through this year.
With 196 wins in his U.S.-Japan career, Darvish is four wins shy of 200.
Meanwhile, the record for most strikeouts by a Korean major leaguer is 1715, 스포츠토토 set by Park Chan-ho over 17 seasons from 1994 to 2010.