Kim Ha-seong, who is about to join the national team, played second baseman in an exhibition game and had no hits

World Baseball Classic (WBC) Korean baseball team Ha-seong Kim (28, San Diego Padres) greeted the fans for the first time as a second baseman.

Kim Ha-seong played as second baseman in the 2023 American Professional Baseball (MLB) exhibition game against the Seattle Mariners held at Peoria Stadium in Peoria, Arizona on the 25th (Korean time) and finished the game with no hits in 2 at-bats.

San Diego coach Bob Melvin appointed Sander Bohartz, with whom the club signed a long-term contract for 11 years, as the first hitter shortstop, followed by Manny Machado (third baseman), Juan Soto (left fielder), Nelson Cruz (designated hitter), and Kim Ha-seong. made up the batting order.

Bohartz (Netherlands), Machado, Soto, Cruz (Dominican Republic), and Kim Ha-seong all participate in the WBC and have to leave the team for a while.

In the new season, Kim Ha-seong, who wore a new uniform with ‘HSKIM’, his English initials instead of ‘KIM’, pulled a low ball from Seattle left-hander Robbie Ray in the first inning with one out and loaded bases and rolled in front of the third baseman. hit the sick

In the fourth inning, he was retired on a pitcher’s fly ball. Kim Ha-seong was replaced 5 times.

Ha-seong Kim caught center fielder Jose Azocar’s throw in the middle and threw it accurately to the catcher while defending 2 out 1 base in the 2nd inning and caught the runner on first base who was digging a groove.토토사이트

Kim Ha-seong returns to Korea on March 1 and joins the WBC baseball team.

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