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Oriole Kim Hyun-soo marks his sixth consecutive game

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Kim Hyun-soo stepped on base for the sixth consecutive game.

In an MLB game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday, Kim batted second and went 0-for-4, marking his third straight game without any hits. But, he still got on the base with a base-on-ball. His batting average as of Monday decreased to .333.

Flying out at his first at-bat in the first inning, Kim walked to the first base during his second at-bat at the top of third. Although Kim got on the base, he couldn’t score a run as he was tagged out during the next play in the Blue Jays’ double-play attempt.

The Orioles lost to the Blue Jays 10-9, their third straight loss in the American League.

By Choi Hyung-jo



GOLF

Yang grabs last Korean spot
in UL International Crown


SAMMAMISH, Wash. - Amy Yang edged Jang Ha-na on Monday for the final spot on South Korea’s UL International Crown team for the July 22-24 event at the Merit Club in Illinois.

The four-player rosters were set at the end of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, while the eight countries were determined after the ANA Inspiration in early April.

Yang will join Park In-bee, Kim Sei-young and Chun In-gee in South Korea’s lineup. Yang was seventh Monday in the major championship, and Jang tied for 30th.

Lexi Thompson, Stacy Lewis, Gerina Piller and Cristie Kerr will represent the United States.

Porani Chutichai took the final spot for Thailand, joining sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn and Pornanong Phatlum.

AP

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