It was a short night on the mound for Cardinals Kim Kwang-hyun. It was his seventh loss this year after he failed to survive Milwaukee’s early attack. During the Brewers’ onslaught, the South Korean pitcher gave up four runs on seven hits in one and two-thirds innings.
According to people who bet on sports, the Cardinals manager took out Kim with the team behind 4-0 in the second frame. Also, the team lost with the same score. As a result, Kim has a 6-7 record for the season. In addition, his ERA increased to 3.53 from 3.23.
Kim hasn’t won a game since winning against Chicago on July 22. Also, he missed some games in August due to elbow inflammation. But, according to baseball betting sources, he made a relief appearance on August 24 before he rejoined the starting rotation.
Cardinals Kim Kwang-hyun Takes Another Loss
In his previous start against the Pirates last August 29, Kim left the game in the fifth frame. During that time, the score was even at 1-1. Also, he threw a total of 64 pitches. Kim was replaced in several other starts this year when he was doing well. Baseball betting pick experts are wondering how Kim can earn the trust of Cardinals manager Mike Shildt.
Kim’s performance against the Brewers didn’t help his case. At the bottom of the first inning, Luis Urias had a leadoff home run. Also, Kim allowed two singles before Eduardo Escobar earned a double play. He got out of the inning with a strikeout against Jace Peterson.
However, Kim ran into more trouble in the second frame. Cain started the inning with a walk and scored Milwaukee’s second run through Rowdy Tellez’s single. Also, Luke Maile scored another run to make it 3-0 for Milwaukee. After two batters, Urias scored the final run for the Brewers.