Kim breaks MLB single-season record with 131 hits in season

With 131 hits this season, Kim surpasses the MLB single-season hit record.

San Diego Padres player Ha-Sung Kim, 27, has set a new Major League Baseball (MLB) single-season record for most hits by an individual.

Kim started at first base and went 1-for-4 in the leadoff spot against the visiting Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, on Nov. 11.

His season batting average remained at .271 (131-for-484).

After a well-hit ball to right field in the first inning was caught in front of the plate, Kim led off the second inning with a single.

After flicking a low sweeper outside off Houston starter J.P. Franks, Kim advanced to second base as center fielder Chas McCormick made a diving catch to trap the ball in his glove.

The initial call was an out, but video review showed that the ball touched the ground first and the hit was reversed.

With his 131st hit of the season, Kim set a new big league single-season record for hits, surpassing his 130 from last year.

Kim led off the fifth inning with a well-hit line drive to right field, but was robbed of a hit by a diving catch in right field.

His final at-bat in the seventh inning ended with an infield grounder.

Kim briefly moved his defensive position from second base to shortstop in the seventh and was replaced by Brett Sullivan to start the eighth.

San Diego committed four errors in a sloppy affair and fell to Houston, 2-12, 먹튀검증토토사이트 for its second straight loss.

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