‘Awesome Kim’ Kim Ha-seong sweeps the ML stage, KBO colleague “A player with a good mentality, really great”

In response to the news of San Diego Padres infielder Kim Ha-seong (27)’s performance, NC Dinos infielder Park Min-woo (30) praised him, saying, “He’s a really cool, great player.”메이저놀이터

Park Min-woo applauded Kim Ha-sung for his recent performance before leaving the stadium after the SSG Landers away game scheduled to be held at Incheon SSG Landers Field on the 10th was canceled due to the influence of Typhoon Kanun.

Kim Ha-seong started as second base and first batter in an away game against Seattle Mariners in the 2023 major league held at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington, USA on the morning of the 10th Korean time, and recorded 1 hit, 1 walk, 3 steals and 1 run in 3 at-bats. .

Although the team suffered a 1-6 come-from-behind loss, Kim Ha-seong picked a walk from the first at-bat in the top of the first inning, succeeded in stealing bases 25 and 26, and made a hit in the middle left in the second at-bat after a run in the top of the 3rd inning, making it 15 consecutive hits. set a record He even recorded 27 stolen bases.

Kim Ha-seong’s batting average for the season rose from the previous 20.8 8 ri to 2 8 9 ri. He hits well and runs well. His defense has already been recognized as a top-class level in the major leagues.

During the KBO League, they were competing against each other because their team was different, but Park Min-woo, who played together as a teammate on the international stage as a ‘Keystone Combi’, said, “It’s amazing. He achieved outstanding results in the KBO league and became a recognized player even after going to the major leagues. He became a player representing our country. It’s really, really cool,” he said.

Kim Ha-seong is a player with the triple time of karate-juju. During his KBO League days, from his debut in 2014 to 2020, the season before advancing to the major leagues, he recorded a batting average of 2.99, 133 home runs and 134 stolen bases in 891 games in 7 seasons.

In his second year as a pro, he hit 19 home runs and stole 22 bases in 2015. He batted in the .302 range for the first time in 2017. He showed double-digit homers and stolen bases every year. In 2019, he had a batting average of 3.7 and 19 home runs and 33 stolen bases, and in 2020, he peaked as the KBO League’s best “offensive and defense” player with a batting average of 3.6 and 30 home runs and 23 steals.

He won the Golden Glove in the shortstop category for three consecutive years from 2018 to 2020. In his first season in the major leagues, he spent an adaptation period with a batting average of 2.25, 6 stolen bases, and 8 home runs.

He is playing a big role this season, even serving as the No. 1 hitter. Park Min-woo said, “Ha Sung-eun is a really good mental player. He was born,” he said. “He quickly forgets when his performance is bad and he has to think positively, but Ha Seong does that. So I think he is doing well now,” he said, cheering for Ha-sung Kim’s performance in the big leagues.

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