메이저놀이터The San Diego Padres took one more step toward the cliff of despair. Ha Sung Kim tried to stop it, but to no avail.
San Diego lost 6-10 to the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday (April 28) at American Family Field in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The loss snapped a three-game series sweep of Milwaukee, which is now 61-70. National League Central Division leader Milwaukee is 73-57.
It was another frustrating game for San Diego. Photo (Toronto, Canada)=ⓒAFPBBNews = News1
Starting at first base, Ha Sung Kim went 1-for-3 with a run scored, two walks and a strikeout. His season batting average dropped to .274. After drawing a walk in the first inning, he came home on Manny Machado’s grounder to shortstop with runners on first and third.
San Diego jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the first inning on an RBI single by Ha-Sung Kim and homers by Gary Sanchez and Matthew Barten in the second.
The momentum shifted in the bottom of the sixth inning. Seven runs were allowed in the sixth inning alone.
Starter Michael Waka, who had been pitching well, was pulled after allowing a leadoff single and a walk, and reliever Stephen Wilson gave up a two-run double to Lowrie Tellez with one out.
Wilson was ejected after giving up a bases-loaded double to Carlos Santana.
Reliever Nick Martinez compounded the damage by giving up a double to Sal Prellick. He then gave up an RBI single to Mark Canha.
They scored two runs in the top of the seventh, but the deficit was too much to overcome.
Waka was tagged with the loss after going 5 1/3 innings, allowing four runs on four hits, one home run, five walks and five strikeouts. Wilson took the loss.
For Milwaukee, starter Adrian Houser was pulled after allowing four runs in two innings, but reliever Bryce Wilson picked up the win in 4 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, striking out four and walking one.