Kim Ha-seong, who is looking for Korea for the MLB opening game next year, “Every moment spent in Korea remains in my memory”


Kim Ha-seong (28, San Diego Padres), who will visit Korea next year for the ‘Seoul Series’ of the US Major League Baseball (MLB), showed his affection for his country.토토사이트

On the 17th (Korean time),, the MLB official website, released an interview with Ha-Sung Kim.

Ha-seong Kim said, “I am happy that the first major league game will be held in Korea. Korean fans are very passionate about baseball. He knows how to watch baseball. I am serious about baseball and I love baseball,” he introduced Korean fans to the major leagues.

San Diego will have its regular season opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Seoul on March 20-21 next year.

The MLB opening game has been held overseas several times.

A total of 8 opening matches, including the 1999 match in Monterrey, Mexico, were held in all 50 US states and regions (countries) other than Canada, and Korea will decorate the ninth next year. In Asia, it is third after Japan and Australia.

Kim Ha-seong, who made his professional debut in 2014, entered the US stage in 2021 after playing only in KBO Nexen-Kiwoom Heroes. Through this opening game in Korea, he met Korean fans for the first time as a major leaguer.

Regarding his time in Korea, Kim Ha-seong said, “There is no particularly memorable moment. He remembers every game he played there. I remember everything. Every moment was good,” he said, looking back, saying, “I played hard and I am proud of it.” evaluated, “Kim Ha-seong is showing the world that he can work on the American stage by playing an active part as San Diego’s main second baseman.”

He added that Ha-sung Kim’s defensive ability is so outstanding that he only made 4 mistakes this season, and that he ranks first in San Diego with a win contribution ratio (WAR) of 4.2 compared to substitute players.

Ha-seong Kim said, “I am proud of the fact that I play baseball in the major leagues every day. “It’s such a blessing,” he said. “I always feel lucky that San Diego gave me the opportunity to play in the big leagues and meet great teammates and club officials.”

“We are working hard not to disappoint everyone at the club. I will do my best to show what I have.”

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