Kim Ha-seong, double explosion against the Dodgers… Exhibition batting average of .375, ready for WBC sortie

San Diego Padres Kim Ha-seong (28) exploded a double in the final demonstration game ahead of joining the Korean national team in the World Baseball Classic (WBC), raising the sense of real combat.

On the 28th (hereinafter Korean time), Kim Ha-seong started as a second baseman and recorded 1 hit in 3 at-bats against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2023 Major League Baseball exhibition game held at Peoria Stadium in Peoria, Arizona, USA.

Kim Ha-seong, who played an active role in the Arizona Diamondbacks match the previous day (27th) with 2 hits in 3 at-bats, 2 RBIs and 1 walk, played 3 games in demonstration games until this day, going 3 hits in 8 at-bats with a batting average of 3.77, 2 RBIs and 1 walk. have coordinated

From the first at-bat in the second inning, Kim Ha-seong’s bat spewed fire. Against Dodgers right-hander Phil Bickford, he hit a low fastball on the outside of the 4th pitch with a ball count of 2B-1S and hit a big ball into the middle left. He landed comfortably at second base and reported his first long drive in an exhibition game. Kim Ha-seong, who advanced to third base on Taylor Colway’s shortstop ground ball, scored the first run of the game by stepping home on Brandon Dixon’s center fielder’s sacrifice fly.

온라인카지노 In the fourth inning, when he came back as the leadoff batter, he bunted the first pitch against Dodgers right-hander Landon Knack. He rolled the ball toward third base well, but Dodgers third baseman Luke Williams made a quick running throw and Kim Ha-seong, who sprinted, was out by a short shot.

In his final at-bat in the sixth inning, he struck out on a swing by lefty James Jones.

In the defense of second base, in the second inning, he calmly caught a tricky ball that rolled towards Devin Man’s base and threw it to first base, throwing it out. Kim Ha-seong, who connected Mookie Betts’ batted ball with a force out in the 3rd inning, threw himself into Will Smith’s heavy hit batted ball in the second out and second base. He chased after the ball that slipped past the end of his glove but ended up conceding. The record is a hit in the infield.

Ahead of the defense in the 5th inning, Kim Ha-seong moved from second baseman to shortstop. He played 2 innings up to the 6th inning even at shortstop for the first time in a long time, improving his defensive sense, and then was replaced as a big fielder in the 7th inning.

On this day, Kim Ha-seong, who finished the exhibition game schedule briefly, leaves the San Diego team for a while to join the WBC Korean national team. On this day, Kim Ha-seong, who is going from Arizona to LA, is scheduled to board a return flight to Incheon and return home at 5:40 pm on the 1st of next month. Along with another major leaguer, Tommy Edman (St. Louis), who will arrive the same morning, he will officially join the WBC team training at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul from the 2nd.

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