Kim Ha-seong (28, San Diego Padres), who will play in the World Baseball Classic (WBC), swung a hard hit in the last demonstration game before joining the Korean national baseball team.
San Diego held a 2023 demonstration game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at the Peoria Complex in Peoria, Arizona, on the 27th (Korean time).
On this day, Ha-seong Kim started as San Diego’s No. 6 and second baseman, recording 2 hits, 2 RBIs, 1 run and 1 walk in 3 at-bats. He went on base three times and boasted a good sense of hitting.
Previously, Ha-seong Kim recorded no hits in his first demonstration game, but he swung a hard hit that day and raised expectations for the upcoming WBC performance.
Kim Ha-seong hit the left fielder in the second inning, with 0-0 on first base, and then stepped home when Trent Grisham hit the right time.
Then, Kim Ha-seong turned the batting order around, making it 7-0, and in the situation of 1 out 2nd and 3rd base in the second inning, he called two runners home at once with a timely hit to the left field.
Afterwards, Kim Ha-seong picked a walk in the 3rd inning and got on base, then struck out in the 4th inning. After that, Ha-seong Kim was replaced before the defense of the 5th inning, where the team was greatly outnumbered by 14-2.
As a result, Kim Ha-seong recorded a batting average of 0.400, an on-base percentage of 0.500, and an OPS of 0.900 with 2 hits, 2 RBIs, 1 run and 1 walk in 5 at-bats in the 2 demonstration games. 메이저놀이터