This time it was a double hit. Kim Ha-seong is raising expectations for the WBC by hitting two consecutive hits. He not only scored goals, but also defended.
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From the first at-bat, Ha-sung Kim’s bat was hot.
At the end of the second inning, Kim Ha-seong, who started as the lead batter, hit a big ball that cut through the middle left.
The ball hit the fence and landed comfortably on second base.
He even scored on a ground ball and sacrifice fly by subsequent hitters.
Kim Ha-seong, who raised his batting average to 307 500 with two consecutive hits, showed a ‘multiplayer’ aspect in defense.
He started at second base and caught a ground ball with flair, then threw it accurately to first base and caught the runner.
Later, when shortstop Bogatz was replaced in the top of the fifth, he moved to shortstop.
This season, Kim Ha-seong will mainly play as a second baseman for the team, but he will play shortstop for the WBC national team.
In the 2017 WBC, Ha-seong Kim was the youngest,
[Ha-seong Kim/WBC national team (February 2017): The WBC seems to be a great experience for me while playing baseball. If I go out (at bat), I want to experience the ‘ball’ of major league players.]
I stepped on the ground for a while as a replacement member.
In the second WBC, six years later, he participates as a worthy major leaguer.
[Kim Ha-seong/WBC National Team (January 27th): I’m a bit older and I’m a mid-level player in the national team, so I feel a little pressure about responsibility and performance… Prepare hard and get good grades… ]
Kim Ha-seong, who arrives in the afternoon of tomorrow (the 1st), will train with Edmon, the ‘big league combination’, and train his national team.